Minister Louis Farrakhan has some choice words for those who feel that people have to vote this year.
Thousands of African-Americans, and more, hit the National Mall in Washington, DC on Saturday (Oct. 10) for a rally to mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. Once again called by Louis Farrakhan, the “Justice Or Else” march was to demand justice and changes to policing in Black communities.
Nation of Islam minister Louis Farrakhan has some very strong tie-ins with the Hip-Hop community and has met with several of its members since the inception of the culture.
Few genres have embraced the Nation Of Islam as much as Hip-Hop, which means many an MC has broken bread with The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.
Kanye West has been highly accessible in the media of late, which may have worked against him in some regards considering the buzz around everything he does. But a recent comment against Jews really stood out for some, which West now said was an “ignorant compliment” taken out of context.
Minister Louis Farrakhan has expressed sharp and sometimes controversial views of Jews in the past. Now, the Nation of Islam leader has backed Kanye West‘s recent statement regarding Jews and defended the rapper against the claims of anti-Semitism by the Anti-Defamation League.
Yes, the headline baffles us as well. Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan turned heads after praising Hollywood director-actor Tyler Perry’s “Madea” character, calling it a worthy portrayal of a “strong, Black woman.” The minister went on to hail Perry for bringing the bawdy, tough-talking matriarch to the masses.