Ava Muhammad

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Ava Muhammad (born 1951) is an American Black Muslim. In 1998 she became the first female Minister to preside over a mosque and region in the history of the NOI.[1][2][3][4] Her job as national spokesperson for Minister Farrakhan is among the most prominent in the nation — a post formerly held by Malcolm X under Nation of Islam patriarch Elijah Muhammad. 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 received her Juris Doctorate 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. She is also a researcher and author of several books. She also hosts a weekly radio talk show titled "Elevated Places" which airs every Sunday on WVON 1690AM in Chicago.

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  1. ^ "African American Faiths Show Innovation, New Divisions". Nathanielturner.com. Retrieved 2010-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Groundbreaking Conference Promises To Shift The Nation's Consciousness". Prlog.org. Retrieved 2010-11-19. 
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  5. ^ "African American Faiths Show Innovation, New Divisions". Nathanielturner.com. Retrieved 2010-11-19. 
  6. ^ "Groundbreaking Conference Promises To Shift The Nation's Consciousness". Prlog.org. Retrieved 2010-11-19. 
  7. ^ "African American Faiths". Nathanielturner.com. Retrieved 2010-11-19. 

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