Wahidah Muhammad was born in Chicago in 1948. She moved to Maine in 1991, and at the time of this interview had been living in Lewiston for about six years. She worked as a registered nurse, and graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2003 with a master’s degree in social work. She has one child, and one grandchild. In this interview, she discusses prominent members of the Maine African American community, the African American experience in Lewiston, the African immigrant community in Lewiston, the Ku Klux Klan and the Many and One rally.
Chicago, Illinois, Chicago State Hospital, William Ray Elementary, Olive Harvey College, Bates Mill, Lewiston/Auburn, Creative Photographic Art Center of Maine, Crystal Brown, Bates College, Franco-American Center, AIDS, NAACP, Christ Temple Church, Green Memorial Church, Health 2000, United Way, nursing, University of Southern Maine, social work, Michel Patry, Gerald Talbot, Rachel Talbot, Azeb Hassan, African immigration, Somali community, John Carruthers, Bell Carnegie, economic issues, Many and One rally
Lee, Maureen Elgersman, "Muhammed, Wahidah" (2003). Home Is Where I Make It Oral History Project. 11.