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Warith Deen Mohammad, Son Of Elijah, Dead at 74

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Warith Deen Mohammad, Son Of Elijah, Dead at 74

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Warith Deen Mohammad, Son Of Elijah, Dead at 74

Warith Deen Mohammad, Son Of Elijah, Dead at 74

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Muslim leader Warith Deen Mohammed died yesterday at the age of 74. Mohammed succeeded his father, Elijah Mohammad, as the leader of the Nation of Islam in 1975. But he soon left the Nation and led his followers into mainstream Sunni Islam.

Journalist Salim Muwakkill, who once worked for Mohammed, talks about the former religious leader and how he will be remembered.