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From Feb. 20-23, the Nation of Islam held its annual Saviours’ Day convention. Held at the TCF Center in downtown Detroit, the event is the annual Nation of Islam commemoration of the birth of Master Fard Muhammad, who appeared in North America on July 4, 1930. The convention features workshops, town hall meetings, and a keynote…

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In a solid kickoff to Black History Month, Min. Louis Farrakhan has become a member of a Black Greek Letter Organization. The Grand Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated initiated Farrakhan as a member on February 2. 2019. News hit social media like a firestorm when pictures of Farrakhan in paraphernalia were posted to…

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The Nation of Islam has been a driving force for change in many parts of the Black community. For decades, programs started by the organization have fed, educated and uplifted the lives of many, including former and current convicts. But the organization has also received criticism because of its controversial longtime leader Minister Louis Farrakhan.…

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Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan will deliver a major message to President Donald J. Trump and the U.S. government on Thursday, November 16, from the historic Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. The press conference will mark the first time that Minister Farrakhan, national representative of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam,…

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There was never any doubt that the FBI has infiltrated Black organizations throughout its history. From the NAACP to the SCLC, any Black organization or Black leader that had a national impact was investigated by the Bureau. So, it should be no surprise that Muhammad Ali and his role in the Nation of Islam were…

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Boxing great Muhammad Ali is dead at the age of 74. Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital. He was there after spending a few days under care for respiratory complications. Ali is best known for being “The Greatest of All Time” in the boxing ring, a wordsmith outside of the ring, and beloved for…

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Atlanta-based African American historian Eric Majette has spent the last two decades of his life preparing for the Atlanta opening of the International African American Music and Heritage Center. A lover of history since his middle school years, Majette started researching his family tree. “I’ve always been a student of history. The project was birthed out of my search of my own family…

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  The Nation of Islam held its annual Saviour’s Day, Feb. 19-21, 2016, in Detroit at the Joe Louis Arena. On display at the event was the NOI historical exhibit, which showcased interesting pieces dating back to slavery, up through present day events. Atlanta-based historian Eric Majette was invited to showcase his historical collection from the Living Testimony Foundation. “It…

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A startling newsletter was released by the Protective Services Bureau of the Division of Intelligence and Information Analysis within the U.S. Capitol Police regarding the upcoming “Justice or Else” rally. The newsletter was sent in September 2015 and obtained by the Washington Post. The document states Nation of Islam leader, the Hon. Min.  Louis Farrakhan “has…

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In light of the country’s battle against racial profiling and and police brutality, including the murder of Mike Brown, Minister Louis Farrakhan called upon Chicago’s music industry to come together and provide a positive co-op for black artists. He encouraged the artists to “look inside themselves and to their brothers and sisters” for assistance and project funding so…

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Happy late birthday to Malcolm X was born May 19 1925. The iconic Muslim minister, leader of the Nation of Islam, and human rights activist who spoke out against white supremacy and the disenfranchisement of African Americans. His autobiography, which was published shortly after his assassination in 1965, is considered one of the most important…

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