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Topic - Louis Farrakhan
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan says he considers himself in "good company" with auto pioneer Henry Ford, a leader who also "was called an anti-Semite" but who brought better housing to the people who worked in his factories.
The black community must unite across Christian-Muslim lines and recognize the common goals among the diverse approaches of its past leaders, from Malcolm X to W.E.B. DuBois, because they all "wanted our liberation," Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan told thousands of supporters Sunday in Detroit.
Fiery Louis Farrakhan of Nation of Islam fame said during his weekly video sermon that white people have a history of stirring up trouble, and that Allah has chosen blacks "to give life" and sit at the "top of civilization."
The year 2013 marks the centenary of the reported founding of the Canaanite Temple in Newark, N.J. That was the very earliest form of an indigenous black American Islam, one completely distinct from normative Islam, the 1,400-year-old religion from Arabia founded by Muhammad. From this movement came Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X and Louis Farrakhan.
Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel may not find a lot of love within the Republican Party, but Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan supports him.
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said during Sunday's annual Saviours' Day convention in Chicago that "gang bangers" could serve a better purpose by training to become soldiers who protect his group's assets.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel waltzed into the Chick-fil-A controversy Wednesday when he declared, "Chick-fil-A's values are not Chicago values. And if you're gonna be part of the Chicago community, you should reflect Chicago values."
"All of them wanted our liberation," Farrakhan told the crowd. "Can you hold onto the common thread that binds them all together as one?"
Acknowledging that the majority-black city recently elected a white mayor, Mike Duggan, Farrakhan said the mayor needs to help resurrect Detroit's blighted neighborhoods and not just promote its reviving downtown.