Elijah Muhammad

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leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)

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Imagine the sharecropper and failed autoworker Elijah Poole hearing this tale over dinner in,his wretched apartment in Detroit in 1931, in the depths of the Depression.
Before dismissing Fard's outlandish tales out of hand and writing Elijah Poole down as at best a fool for wanting to believe them, we would do well to consider Evanzz's description of the lynching of Poole's good friend Albert Hamilton, falsely accused of rape, an event that Poole witnessed when he was fifteen years old:
Still, one wonders if anybody ever really knew Elijah Poole, Muhammad, et al.