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The Five Percent Nation medallion worn by hip hop moguls such as Jay Z and Jay Electronica tends to raise a bit of controversy. We unravel the history behind this piece and what it exactly means to be a part of this Five Percent Nation. Last week, at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Jay Electronica ga...


Founder of the Five Percent Nation of Islam, Allah, aka Clarence 13X, aka Clarence Smith, was born on February 22, 1928. When he was a teenager, she moved Allah from their home in Danville, Virginia, to Harlem, where he eventually joined the Nation of Islam. Allah dropped his family name, Smith, because it represented the white men who owned his ancestors. He became known as Clarence 13X, because he was the 13th man named Clarence to adopt X as his name.


She’s among the Army’s first members from Navajo tribe. Despite her five foot-one-inch frame, Lt.Col. Nathele Anderson stands tall as a Native American serving her country. “I take every opportunity I can to tell people that I am a Native American because I’m proud of my heritage. I want people to ask about being a Native American because I don’t think there’s enough emphasis put on our heritage as this nation’s first Americans,” she said.

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