Nation of Islam

The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Black Muslims in Cleveland Are Bracing for Donald Trump

"What makes us nervous is that one of his supporters is going to do something crazy or extreme just to show their support for him."
Wilbert L. Cooper

Muhammad Ali's Conversion to Islam Changed the World

For my father and many others, it wasn't what Ali did in the ring that made him the Greatest of All Time—it was the decision to convert to Islam.
Kaleem Aftab

Muhammad Ali's Legacy: Boxing Legend, Proud Muslim, Champion of Civil Rights

Muhammad Ali, who died on Friday at age 74, is one of the greatest boxers of all time, but he will be remembered for more than just his lightning-fast fists.

What Malcolm X Would Say About Donald Trump

We asked an expert what the black icon might have thought of Trump's plan to build a wall, ban Muslim immigration, and make America great again.
Wilbert L. Cooper
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Louis Farrakhan Said He Likes Donald Trump Because He's Not Controlled by Jewish Money

The Nation of Islam leader stopped short of endorsing Trump, but he praised him for saying "I don't want your money" to the "Jewish community."
VICE Staff

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, it's revealed America's weapons exports make up a third of the world's arms trade, sea levels are rising at their fastest rate in 2,800 years, the Nation of Islam promises to protect Beyonce, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Nation of Islam Promised to Protect Beyoncé if the Cops Won't

In a sermon, Louis Farrakhan defended Beyoncé, saying that the singer "started talking all that black stuff... and white folks were like, 'We don't know how to deal with that.'"
VICE Staff
The Magic Hour Issue

When Malcolm X Met the Nazis

A look at the strange alliance between the Nation of Islam and the American Nazi Party.
Sam McPheeters

An American Football Player in London: The Journey of Victor X

Victor X, formerly known as Victor Ebubedike, was once the best American football player in the UK. His story is even more interesting than you'd think.
Alex Cassidy

What Do Hate Groups Think of Jennifer Lawrence?

Have you ever met anyone who doesn't like Jennifer Lawrence? No? Me either. But in the interest of presenting a fair and balanced argument, I decided to try and find some people who hate her. And who hates more shit than members of hate groups?
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
Popping the Marks

Remembering Master Fard Muhammad

February 26 is Saviors’ Day, the birthday of the founder of the Nation of Islam. Master Fard Muhammad will probably never get his due for his contribution, but the biggest challenge to fully appreciating him may be that he so effectively escaped...
Michael Muhammad Knight
Popping the Marks

Lifetime’s Assassination of Malcolm X

In the Lifetime Original Movie 'Betty & Coretta,' they present cardboard versions of what I like to call "Early Malcolm" and "Real Malcolm." But Early Malcolm and Real Malcolm are not real. They are both fabrications that serve to oversimplify a...
Michael Muhammad Knight