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It has long been known that Women's March co-chair Linda Sarsour is a proud supporter of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Earlier this month, it emerged that her colleague Tamika Mallory was present at the organization's annual “Saviour's Day” event in February, where Farrakhan condemned ...
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan just dropped a seven-CD album series — and some of your favorite artists may be on it. Farrakhan, who has been accused of anti-Semitism for decades, released his “Let's Change the World” musical box set late last month after years of planning and recording.

The leader of the Nation of Islam has, for years, been a toxic fount of anti-Semitic and homophobic rhetoric. “These false Jews,” he preached in 2006, “promote the filth of Hollywood that is seeding the American people and the people of the world and bringing you down in moral strength. It's the wicked Jews ...
I've seen Farrakhan play that tendency like a champ since he emerged on the national scene while providing Nation of Islam security to the Rev. Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign in the mid-1980s. Now a remarkably healthy-looking 84 and surrounded like the rest of us by new generations of more ...
Recently, several high-profile Democrats and left-wingers have received criticism for their ties to Louis Farrakhan, the current leader of the Nation Of Islam (NOI). After the Women's March co-president Tamika Mallory attended “Savior's Day,” an event held by Farrakhan, people began taking notice of the ...
Louis Farrakhan, the 84-year-old head of the Nation of Islam, has been back in the headlines after a previously unreleased photo of him with President Barack Obama was published in January and Mr. Farrakhan gave an anti-Semitic speech at his organization's annual convention last month. The Feb.

Tamika Mallory, Women's March organizer and co-president, is defending herself after facing backlash for attending a Nation of Islam event last month where Rev. Louis Farrakhan made anti-Semitic remarks. "I didn't expect my presence at Saviour's Day to lead anyone to question my beliefs,” Mallory wrote ...
“Although not necessarily violent themselves, the Nation of Islam (NOI), New Black Panther Party (NBPP), New Black Panther Nation (NBPN), and the Five-Percent Nation attract violent individuals whom they indoctrinate and push toward extremism,” assessed the SPLC. See the report: “Return of the ...
This follows a Sunday interview in The Daily Caller, in which Davis doubled down on comments made in a previous interview regarding the Nation of Islam leader, calling him “an outstanding human being who commands a following of individuals who are learned and articulate.” “I know Farrakhan, been ...
25, Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, gave a speech in Chicago in which he repeatedly and venomously assailed the “satanic Jew.” Anti-Jewish invective from Farrakhan is nothing new; the Anti-Defamation League calls him “the leading anti-Semite in America.” He has blamed Jews for the ...
Last week, current Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan—a well-known anti-Semite—gave a speech where he said “the powerful Jews are my enemy” and that he had “pulled the cover off of that Satanic Jew and I'm here to say your time is up, your world is through.” Other previous Farrakhan highlights ...
In prison, he went through a transformation and ended up joining the Nation of Islam, an African American movement that combined Islam with black nationalism. Malcolm quit smoking and gambling. With the ambition to re-educate himself, he spent long hours reading books in the prison library and ...
Democratic California Rep. Maxine Waters attended a Nation of Islam convention where the group's leader, Louis Farrakhan, defended Palestinian suicide bombers, the Daily Caller reported. The convention, held in California in 2002, is the latest link between Democrats and Farrakhan's Nation of Islam, ...
Who is Louis Farrakhan? Louis Farrakhan is the leader of the Nation of Islam, an African-American movement and organization rooted in elements of traditional Islam and black nationalism. The 84-year-old religious figure was born Louis Eugene Walcott on May 11, 1933, in The Bronx, New York.
In 1955, Louis Farrakhan joined the Nation of Islam, an African-American movement and organization rooted in elements of traditional Islam and black ... But when Malcolm X broke with the Nation of Islam over political and personal differences with then leader Elijah Muhammad, Farrakhan took his place ...
Farrakhan has led the black nationalist group Nation of Islam since 1977 and is known for hyperbolic hate speech aimed at the Jewish community. During the speech in Chicago, Farrakhan made several anti-Semitic comments, including, "the powerful Jews are my enemy." "White folks are going down.
The program examines the pivotal years of Malcolm X's life, touching on his work as a minister and his time as a spokesperson for the Nation of Islam. It looks at his years as a student of Elijah Muhammad, who lobbied for the separation of African Americans from white society, and Malcolm X's eventual ...

As thou has done, it shall be done unto thee,” the Nation of Islam leader wrote, in his landmark text “Fall of America,” in 1973. From warnings about the decline of the dollar to drug problems, irrational or bizarre sexual behavior inside America, his predictions have and are coming to pass. “America has done ...
At the time, the working title of my album was Saviours' Day—which is a holiday for the Nation of Islam but also my birthday. So I'd gone to Palestine and journalists asked me, 'Do you believe in Louis Farrakhan? Do you follow him?' Sure I do. I'll follow anyone who has positive aspects. He single-handedly ...
Then-senator Barack Obama poses for a picture with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. ... Anti-Defamation League chief Jonathan Greenblatt called on former president Barack Obama to again denounce Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, following the release of a photo taken of the two of ...
Born Malcolm Little in 1925, Malcolm X was a Black Muslim minister and National Spokesman for the Nation of Islam. This portrayal shows how a marginal outsider became an influential insider. Participants in this free event have an opportunity to talk with Malcolm X while the scholar is in character and ...
1971: Nation of Islam member Yusef Bey moves Your Black Muslim Bakery from Santa Barbara to Oakland, where it sells whole-grain breads, cakes and pies, many free of refined sugars as well. 1972-1978: The era sees the rise and collapse of the San Francisco People's Food System, a network of food ...
THE LOST TAPES: MALCOLM X relives the pivotal years of this trailblazing activist using rarely seen footage and audio tapes, including never-before-seen footage of Nation of Islam rallies and recordings made at the Audubon Ballroom on the day of his assassination. THE LOST TAPES: MALCOLM X ...
Allegations of Aurenheimer's “Jewish descent” led Heimbach to tell the magazine that “Jews cannot be part of the white nationalist movement, just as a white man can't be a part of a black-nationalist group like the Nation of Islam. Parrott dismissed questions about “Cesar” when Hatewatch contacted him ...
Malcolm X, the late 1960s-era chief spokesman of the Nation of Islam, a Black Muslim organization led by Elijah Muhammad, argued that “you don't integrate with a sinking ship.” He advocated for a separate nation for Blacks apart from “a corrupt white nation destined for divine destruction.” Longtime Nation ...
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - When the mayor of Monroe honored the controversial leader of the Nation of Islam by giving him a Key to the City, it raised a lot of eyebrows. Among the concerned Louisianians is one of our lawmakers in Washington, D.C.: Republican Senator John Kennedy. Over the last few ...
The book is dedicated to the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, who Imam Nathari said was given the task, by his teacher, the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, the eternal leader of the Nation of Islam, to find a way to unite with the Islamic world. One of the many bright points of the book is encouraging ...
It is no coincidence that Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam was the only group who knew of and propagated the existence of these wheel-like planes and ... The U.S. government knows about these wheels' direct connection with the Nation of Islam and Black people, which explains the real reason why the ...
The key to the city was presented at Monroe Regional Airport where Minister Farrakhan had an informal “meet and greet” with city officials, Nation of Islam regional and local officials and some community representatives before he gave impromptu remarks and words of guidance and encouragement.
CHICAGO—The year 2017 marked the 40th year in the mission of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan's work rebuilding the Nation of Islam since the departure of his teacher, the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad. And it should be clear to supporters, doubters, critics, allies and enemies alike that he is ...
I had to go behind a curtain and be patted down to enter the worship area of the Nation of Islam study group on Friday. They said it's a policy in place so that no one can bring anything harmful into the worship space, and it applies to everyone. One member said she's not allowed to bring in her cigarettes or ...
This story will updated as more information becomes available. Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo on Friday called the city another home for Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, and presented the man a key to the city. Farrakhan met with some community leaders at Monroe Regional Airport. He was in ...
President Trump's senior aide Omarosa Manigault was reportedly fired last week, supposedly in a dramatic reality show-like performance akin to the ones that got her hired in the first place (she denies being fired). But the question shouldn't be whether she had to be physically removed from the White ...
Mayor Catherine Pugh's award of $50,000 to a group associated with the Nation of Islam is stirring controversy in the wake of her “gifting” of a Chevy Tahoe patrol car to an Orthodox Jewish watch group. Councilman Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer – who convinced Pugh to divert Pimlico slots money for a patrol ...
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Barack Obama posed for a photo in 2005 with Louis Farrakhan, the virulently anti-Semitic leader of the Nation of Islam movement, and the photographer said he suppressed its publication at the request of a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. The future president was the ...
(JTA) — Barack Obama posed for a photo as a senator in 2005 with Louis Farrakhan, the virulently anti-Semitic leader of the Nation of Islam movement, and the photographer said he suppressed its publication at the request of a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. The Trice Edney News Wire first ...
A 2005 photograph of former President Barack Obama with the leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, surfaced for the first time on Thursday when the journalist who took the picture decided to publish it. The photo was taken during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting when Obama was a ...
Malcolm X, who had broken with the Nation of Islam, had dramatically changed his views on race during his 1964 pilgrimage to Mecca. Eight months before their brief meeting on Capitol Hill, Malcolm X sent a letter to King, requesting a meeting. The letter was dated July 31, 1963. The return address was ...
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - It's been almost two weeks since Mayor Jamie Mayo gave a 'Key to the City' to Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. The Southern Poverty Law Center has declared the Nation of Islam a hate group. The SPLC made the declaration because they say the Nation of Islam ...
“Executive Officer Reggie Brown should be recognized for organizing and being an excellent liaison between the Monroe police department and officials of the Nation of Islam,” Muhammad wrote. “We would also like to thank Officer Brown for his excellent escorting services as it relates to transporting the ...
They've been designated a hate group since the 1990's. "The combination of anti-white, anti-Semitic, and anti-LGBT comments or official statements from NOI or from Louis Ferrakhan are the main reasons that we list the Nation of Islam and have for so long," says Heidi Beirich with the Southern Poverty Law ...
This story will updated as more information becomes available. Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo on Friday called the city another home for Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, and presented the man a key to the city. Farrakhan met with some community leaders at Monroe Regional Airport. He was in ...
President Trump's senior aide Omarosa Manigault was reportedly fired last week, supposedly in a dramatic reality show-like performance akin to the ones that got her hired in the first place (she denies being fired). But the question shouldn't be whether she had to be physically removed from the White ...
Mayor Catherine Pugh's award of $50,000 to a group associated with the Nation of Islam is stirring controversy in the wake of her “gifting” of a Chevy Tahoe patrol car to an Orthodox Jewish watch group. Councilman Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer – who convinced Pugh to divert Pimlico slots money for a patrol ...
Minister Louis Farrakhan called on President Trump to repent for what the Nation of Islam leader called America's mistreatment of black people ...
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan held a lengthy press conference on Nov. 16 at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. — PHOTO by ...
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan speaks at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 16, 2017. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks.
The FBI assessment mentions the Moorish Science Temple and followers of Noble Drew Ali, and not the Nation of Islam, but “we know they're ...
... defined by the rise of leaders like Stokley Carmichael and Angela Davis; and groups like the Black Panthers and the Nation of Islam.
After a warm welcome from Imam Abdul Akbar Muhammad, the kutbah, or sermon was delivered by Nation of Islam National Imam Sultan ...


 

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