Nation of Islam FAQs
Origins, practices, and more about the controversial faith.
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What do traditional Muslims think of NOI?
NOI is generally considered non-orthodox by most Muslims. However, NOI leader Louis Farrakhan has recently made overtures to the wider Muslim community and has embraced some traditional Islamic practices. For example, NOI now holds communal prayers on Fridays and no longer on Sundays.
Of late, NOI has also retreated from its most controversial racial platforms.