Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah, both wearing tuxedos, are seated at a table with tablecloths. A boy is visible between them that is seated behind them., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Al-Inshirah Islamic Center
Ahmad Alaadeen holds a soprano saxophone as he stands with other Muslims on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks outside the Al-Inshirah Islamic Center in Kansas City, Missouri. A TV cameraman with his back to the photographer is filming he event and a flag of the United States of America hangs from the roof among the crowd., September 11, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nation of Islam event
Nathaniel Muhammad (Honorable Elijah Muhammad's son), Muhammad Shabazz, John Muhammad (Honorable Elijah Muhammad's brother), stand arm in arm in the front of the photograph smiling at the photographer. Ahmad Alaadeen is in the background, far right at an unidentified Nation of Islam event., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Nation of Islam event in Chicago, Illinois
Members of the Nation of Islam gathered on the steps outside an unidentified mosque building in Chicago, Illinois., August 1972, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Shahid (Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner)
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, and Sonny Kenner stand outside and smile at the photographer. Ahmad holds a soprano saxophone and Sonny Kenny, laughing, holds an electric guitar., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah)
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Tayammum Falah (drums); all close their eyes as they perform on stage., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah) back stage
Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah stand backstage holding their instruments. Luqman wears a kufi prayer cap and smiles directly at the photographer. Ahmad looks toward the floor in front of him and holds a tenor saxophone. The bassist holds an electric upright bass and Tayammum holds his drumsticks as both look directly at the photographer., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Fiddler Williams)
The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams) stand, wearing tuxedos, all looking at the photographer, with an unidentified woman in the middle., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams) stand, wearing tuxedos, all looking at the photographer, with an unidentified woman in the middle.
Shahid dressed in tuxedos
Tayammum Falah, with his arms around the shoulders of Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen, both wearing kufi hats, looks at the photographer. All three are wearing tuxedos. Luqman and Ahmad are wearing Habib style kufi hats. Luqman smiles at the photographer. Ahmad looks at the floor in front of him., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid dressed in tuxedos
Tayammum Falah, with his arms around the shoulders of Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen, both wearing kufi hats, stand in front of a chalkboard wearing tuxedos. Luqman and Ahmad are wearing Habib style kufi hats. Luqman smiles at the photographer. Ahmad looks at the floor in front of him., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid in a banquet room
Sonny Kenner, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand in a banquet room and smile at the photographer. Luqman wears a slouch cap and Ahmad wears a kufi cap., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Tayammum Falah and Ahmad Alaadeen
Tayammum Falah and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand, hands to their sides, and look seriously forward. Ahmad wears a kufi cap., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s