Warith Deen Mohammed was born Wallace Dean Muhammad. His father, Elijah Muhammad, was the leader of the Nation of Islam. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, NOI release statement on the passing of Imam W. Deen Mohammed. http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_5190.shtml Our prayers and our thoughts are with the Mohammed family, with the followers and all those who feel our great loss. PEACE!