Claude Andrew Clegg III is a professor of history at North Carolina A&T State University. He lives in North Carolina.
"I can think of no twentieth-century leader with anything like the impact of Elijah Muhammad, whose life has been so profoundly unexamined. Clegg] has brought Muhammad to light in a fluidly written biography rich with information, analysis, and suspense."--Jill Nelson, author of "Straight, No Chaser: How I Became a Grown-Up Black Woman," in "The New York Times Book Review"
"If Elijah Muhammad . . . had sought someone to write his story in a fair, unflinching manner, he couldn't have made a better choice than Claude Andrew Clegg III."--William R. Macklin, "The Philadelphia Inquirer"
"Will the true Elijah Muhammad please step forth? That is the essence of this] carefully excavated biography of the late Muslim leader, crafted with dispassionate skill by historian Claude Clegg...Professor Clegg comes away with a palpable find--an Elijah you can touch, and perhaps even understand."--C. Eric Lincoln, author of "The Black Muslims in America"