Tag: Elijah Muhammad

Farrakhan Omitted From Ali Service

By Michael June 6, 2016 Off

CASCADE PRESS (CP), ATLANTA, GEORGIA Louis Farrakhan, the Honorable leader of the Nation of Islam is noticeably absent from the list of dignitaries slated to eulogized Muhammad Ali on Friday. According to family members, Ali died of septic shock three days ago in Phoenix, Arizona.

Today, a family spokesman confirmed the list of dignitaries selected to speak at the public service includes former President Bill Clinton, Entertainer Billy Crystal, King Abdullah II of Jordan and Sports Journalist Bryant Gumbel. There is some speculation that President Barrack Obama will speak, but no public announcement has been made at this date. read more

MMM Reveals Malcolm’s Discontent

By Michael October 13, 2015 Off

Saturday’s “Justice or Else” March to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March (MMM), reveals the substance of the discontent Malcolm X had with the Nation of Islam, which led to his November 1963 suspension from the Muslim sect.

Shortly after the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Malcolm X quipped that, Kennedy’s assassination was a case “of chickens coming home to roost.” He followed that statement by saying, “As an old farm boy, chickens coming home to roost never made me sad, they always made me glad.” read more