Portfolio - USA. Black Muslims.1961
Founded by Wallace D. Fard Muhammad, the Muslim Cult of Islam started in July 1930. fard claimed he was sent to wake "the black nation to the full range of the black man's possibilities in a world temporarily dominated by blue eyed-devils". After Fard disappeared, his assistant Elijah Muhammad changed the name to the Nation of Islam and moved the sect from Michigan to Chicago. Continuing in the same hard-line dialogue, he taught that blacks were 'the original people' and whites were 'devils'.
In 1961, Eve Arnold followed the Nation of Islam to their meetings and rallies, and profiling Malcolm...