Ava Muhammad

Ava Muhammad (born 1951) is an American Black Muslim. In 1998 she became the first female Minister in the history of the NOI. [1][2] [3] [4] Her job as minister of the Atlanta mosque is among the most prominent in the nation — a post formerly held by Malcolm X and current Nation leader Louis Farrakhan - and the mosque is one of the country's largest. Minister Ava Muhammad is also a member of the Muslim Girls Training (MGT). [5][6] In addition to administering day-to-day affairs at the mosque Muhammad was named Southern Regional Minister, giving her jurisdiction over Nation of Islam mosque activity in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and parts of Tennessee.[7]

In 1975 she graduated from Georgetown University Law Center. She later became a member of the New York Bar Association. She married Darius Muhammad in 1988; she is a lawyer, minister, and also the National Spokesperson for the Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam.

References

External links

Biography portal
  • Ava Muhammad
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.