|Born||Norfolk, Virginia 
Jan 13, 1941
|Died||January 22, 2005 
Ft. Lauderdale Florida
|Other names||Master Musa Muhammad|
|Style||Vee-Jitsu Te, Modern Ju Jitsu, Sanuces Ryu Jujutsu|
|Teacher(s)||Florendo Visitacion and Ron Duncan|
|Rank||10th degree black belt|
|Years active||1954– early 2000s|
|Notable students||Ron van Clief|
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Moses Powell (1941–2005), also known as Master Musa Muhammad, was an American pioneer of martial arts in the United States. He was born in Norfolk Virginia. He held the rank of 10th degree black belt, and was famous for his one finger forward roll. Moses Powell was the first martial artist invited to perform a demonstration in front of the United Nations. One of the first African Americans to instruct the DEA, FBI, and the Secret Service in martial arts. He was also a featured demonstrator New York's World Fair in 1965. Notable for being a black martial artist (of minority ethnicity in the United States), he served as an instructor to movie star Wesley Snipes. He appeared in the documentary, the Warrior Within., along with Chuck Norris. He was also the founder of the Sanuces Ryu Jujutsu system. Additionally, he never co-signed any other systems.
Moses Powell appeared on the cover of Official Karate Magazine in September 1973, Spring 1982, and February 1976. He was covered in Legends of American Martial Arts (DVD) 
Moses was also noted in the book Unlocking The Healing Powers in Your Hands: The 18 Mudra System of Qigong as a master of Jujitsu.
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