The oral history consists of 2016.129.7.1a and 2016.129.7.2a: two versions (unedited, and edited) of a single digital video recording.
Amirah Muhammad was interviewed as part of the NMAAHC Donor Oral History Collection. Ms. Muhammad donated a platinum pendant that was commissioned by Elijah Muhammad for Clara Muhammad to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
In this oral history Amirah Muhammad, granddaughter of Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad and Clara Muhammad, discusses the dynamics of growing up in the Nation of Islam, including memories of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali.
Unedited File: Unedited digital file of oral history interview. This file is necessary in case we need to refer to the original recording for any reason and/or want to use a portion of the file that has been edited out.
Edited File: Videographer has minimized or eliminated interruptions, false starts and any unnecessary sounds. An agreed upon slate has also been added with title, date, and logo. Separate files of the same interview have been concatenated. This is the copy that will be made available to the public and/or researchers and uploaded to the website.