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BROTHER ABDULLAH ABDUR-RAZZAQ (TOP)

November 21, 2014 by: Imam Al-Hajj Talib 'Abdur-Rashid Imam, The Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood Inc.


Tonight at approximately 7:45 pm Abdullah Abdur-Razzaq, formerly known as James 67X , passed away in Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He had been hospitalized there for a month before passing quietly and peacefully in his sleep. Brother Abdur-Razzaq had been an aide and confidante to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz/Malcolm X, during his days as a minister in the Nation of Islam under Mr. Elijah Muhammad, and after his break with the Nation and founding of both the Muslim Mosque Inc. and the Organization of Afro-American Unity. Over the past several years, Abdur-Razzaq had been an inexhaustible source of information , particularly of the 1950s and 1960, with his archival memory and passionate love for freedom. Historically he can be seen in a rare photo, standing to the immediate left of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during his once in a lifetime meeting with…