Ruby Muhammad

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Birthday
20, 1907
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Mar 2, 2011 (103)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1907
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Mar 2, 2011 (103)

About

African American Islamic leader nicknamed the "Mother of the Nation of Islam."

Before Fame

In 1946, she joined the Detroit-based religious movement known as the Nation of Islam.

Trivia

She lived out the last years of her life in a retirement and nursing community in Sacramento, California.

Family Life

She was born Rubie Macie Greer in Sandersville, Georgia. Her mother passed away when she was a child, but Muhammad, like both her father and her great grandfather, lived to be over one hundred years old.

Associated With

African American Islamic leader Louis Farrakhan first used the phrase "Mother of the Nation of Islam" to describe Ruby Muhammad/Rubie Macie Greer.