Definition of Black Muslim noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Black Muslim

BrE BrE//ˌblæk ˈmʊzlɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæk ˈmʊzlɪm//
; BrE BrE//ˌblæk ˈmʌzlɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæk ˈmʌzlɪm//
; BrE BrE//ˌblæk ˈmʊslɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌblæk ˈmʊslɪm//
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a member of a group of black people, especially in the US, who follow the religion of Islam and want a separate black society Culture The Black Muslim organization was founded in 1930 and is officially named the Nation of Islam. Well-known members have included Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali. In 1977, Louis Farrakhan refounded a group called the Lost-Found Nation of Islam and later he became leader of the Nation of Islam.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Black Muslim