This paperback booklet depicts a photograph of Elijah Muhammad at the center right margin of the cover. Next to the photograph is a red oval with white text that reads "The Supreme Wisdom." Beneath the oval, in green text are the words "By the Honorable Elijah Muhammad." On the cover's top right corner is a green oval with the words "Volume Two." On the top left corner is a red rectangle with a white star and crescent moon.
The August-September 1956 issue of Moslem World & The U.S.A. publication. The cover of the magazine features two photographs on the bottom half of the page, one on the left a portrait of Malcolm X, one on the right a portrait of Elijah Muhammad. Below the portraits is the caption: [DISCIPLE AND TEACHER: Mr. Malcolm X of New York City, (left) and Mr. Elijah Muhammad, spiritual leader of thousands of Moslems in the United States. Their SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE articles on "the so-called Negroes' Problems" appear in this issue.]. The top half of the cover features a blue arabesque ornamental pattern against a white background, with the title of the magazine printed in red text in the center. There is a handwritten inscription across this design on the upper quarter of the page by the editor/publisher of the magazine, Abdul Basit Naeem, which reads [Introducing Mr. Yearwood. / Muslims, kindly cooperate / with him and extend / him all the courtesy on my / behalf / Bro. Naeem].
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.
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