Khalid Abdul Muhammad (Jan. 12, 1948
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When the Messenger of Allah, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad departed fromamongst us in 1975, Minister Khalid Abdul Muhammad kept on fighting. At thistime he was known as Dr. Malik Rushaddin. He traveled throughout Africa andtrained in revolutionary movements with a focus on freeing apartheid riddenSouth Africa (Azania) from white oppression. When Minister Farrakhandecided to rebuild the Nation of Islam in 1978 Minister Khalid was right therewith him when there were just a few. Minister Khalid Muhammad served aswestern regional minister of the Nation of Islam and leader of Mosque #27,which made lightning progress under his leadership. In 1983 Minister LouisFarrakhan named him Khalid, which has the historical interpretation of "greatwarrior" after the great follower of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Khalid ibnWalid. Like this great Islamic general Khalid Muhammad was called the "swordof Allah" .Minister Khalid Abdul Muhammad was soon appointed as SupremeCaptain over the military in the Nation of Islam. In 1985 Minister Khalid AbdulMuhammad was appointed National and Representative of Minister Louis Farrakhan, following in thefootsteps of Minister Farrakhan and Malcolm X. At other points he also served the posts of SouthernRegional Minister, Minister of Mosque #7 in Harlem, New York City, and National Assistant. A true PanAfrikanist, Minister Khalid Muhammad has traveled on research and fact-finding missions to Kemet(Egypt) Jerusalem, South Afrika and throughout the African sub-continent .He made his sacred pilgrimageto the Holy City, Mecca, numerous times. He has earned the title El Hajj Khalid Abdul Muhammad. MinisterKhalid Abdul Muhammad was the creator and founder of The New African Cultural Holiday alternative toThanksgiving called "GYE NYAME (G-NY-MAY). Black youth and "gang" members loved Dr. Khalid. You haveheard this dynamic soldier on rap albums from Tupac Shakur, Ice Cube, Sista Souljah, X-Clan, PublicEnemy, Scar-Face, Shaquille ONeill, Erica Badu, Lauren Hill, Dead Prez, Capone N Noriega and the BlackLyrical Terrorist. Dynamic fiery, explosive, electrifying, spellbinding! He has fired up and inspiredaudiences at over 100 universities in the United States, Africa, Europe and the world. He spoke at manychurches and served as a minister at the 1st Afrocentric Temple in Atlanta, Georgia before his transitionto the ancestors.