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Student Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad: A Beacon of Light, Love and Truth

CHICAGO—The life, legacy and impact of Student Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad is still reverberating and being talked about among the Nation of Islam and Black people worldwide. She served as the National Spokesperson of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and on the Executive Council of the Nation of Islam. Her unexpected passing came as a shock but as Minister Farrakhan...

Health fair offers helpful information, guidance

“Get Your Health Back!” was the theme of a summertime health fair held in Chicago at Muhammad University of Islam. Spearheaded by Student National Auditing Supervisor A’ishah Muhammad with the assistance from the Ministry of Health and Human Services, along with many others, the health fair was a success. “The purpose of this health seminar is to inform, to educate, to...

Nation of Islam honors, celebrates a life well-lived

MOSQUE MARYAM— “Sister Ava is a star of God. … Her light was extinguished in death. But down through the ages, people are going to read what she wrote; listen to the words that she spoke and she’ll be making people see the value of what her teacher taught her—when all of us are turned to bones,” said the...

A star in the classroom of God and standard bearer in the ministry

As the Nation of Islam celebrates the impactful life of one of its star pupils, Sister Minister Ava Muhammad, her peers in the ministry class of the Nation of Islam (NOI) gave pause and reflection. While the passing of such a luminary is painful, her comrades in the ministry learned much from their “sister in the ranks” over the...

Minister Ava Muhammad ‘She lives forever in the hearts of our people!’

by Nisa Islam Muhammad and Charlene Muhammad The love, admiration and respect for Student Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad was not limited to registered members of the Nation of Islam.  A prolific speaker, popular author and media personality, Sister Ava impacted the lives of so many who were touched by her gracious and humble demeanor and her unadulterated love and representation...

A History Maker in Islam. The impact of the Southern Regional Presence of Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad 

by Nisa Islam Muhammad and Charlene Muhammad ATLANTA—The impact of Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad serving as the Nation of Islam’s Southern Regional Minister as well as the Minister of Muhammad Mosque No. 15 in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1998 until 2000 still reverberates throughout the world as “pivotal.” Pivotal, because she was the first Muslim woman in modern history to occupy...

A Shining Example of Black Muslim Womanhood, Femininity

by Anisah Muhammad | Contributing Writer | @MuhammadAnisah Student Minister Dr. Ava Muhammad was a woman of many hats. She was the National Spokesperson for the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, one of the 13 members of the Shura Executive Council of the Nation of Islam, an attorney, an author, a radio host and a researcher. She was also a devoted...