Nation of Islam Issues

Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for the Nation of Islam, spoke to an audience at Howard University. Late last year,… read more

Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for the Nation of Islam, spoke to an audience at Howard University. Late last year, Mr. Muhammad drew criticism for a speech he delivered at Kean College in New Jersey. Some considered the remarks he made to be racist and anti-Semitic. He was later criticized by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Before Mr. Muhammad spoke, a number of speakers prayed, sang, and spoke. Mr. Muhammad arrived about 40 minutes after the program began. Mr. Hughes called for $100 donations and a number of individuals came forward to give money to help Mr. Muhammad. Mr. Muhammad spoke for about 90 minutes. During his speech, a woman on stage would occasionally rise and sing. Mr. Muhammad had no criticism of Minister Farrakhan and referred to him as his spiritual leader. He and others were critical of black leaders who earlier condemned Khalid Muhammad’s remarks. close

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Program ID:
54831-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 1994
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 1994

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  • Feb 25, 1994 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 1994 | 3:36am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 1994 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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