This “religiosity” is not the standard by which true men of God are measured. In all the rituals that Islam has, deeply imbedded in those rituals are principles of truth.... »
The greatest characteristic that a leader must have is a four-letter word: Love. Because it's only love of the people that puts their worth and value above your own! It’s love of the people that will put their lives above your own! »
On January 20, 2017 there will be a change of the guard. Many, many Black, Brown and Native people are worried over what may come from a Trump presidency. Some Caucasian people are upset but many more see hope in Donald Trump, who has already broken all of the norms of what presidents say and how they say it, what they do and how they do it. »
Now on our level, as intellectuals and scholars: What are you willing to sacrifice to see the elevation not of yourself, but of the mass of our people? It’s going to take sacrifice; and there will be pain, and there will be suffering. … Are you willing to endure it for the elevation of the masses of our people? »
If we properly understand it, the birthday of Jesus should be sacred to every nation and every people because since The Fall of Adam, all humanity has suffered a loss and a death that is only corrected when this highly prophesied individual comes into the world. »
I pray that after this Christmas, Santa will be out of business with us, and Jesus will be totally in business, because we will be acting on the principles that he left us with in these words: “Love ye one another even as I have loved you.” Don’t think about some “gift” that you can give; the greatest gift that you can give is right within yourself. »
Why did the Founding Fathers say “freedom of speech” was necessary? When you have government that tells lies to the people and manipulates fear in the people to accomplish agendas that are not necessarily in the best interest of the people, “freedom of speech” will allow a real patriot to “speak truth to power”. »
Let’s look at the money that the business people get for Christmas: All the holidays that America celebrates brings in a total of three-quarters of $1 trillion ($750 billion)—and $602.1 billion of this $750 billion pie comes in just two months, November and December, which makes up nearly 30 percent of a retailer’s annual sale.
Statement from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on the passing of ‘El Comandante’ Fidel Castroby The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Nov 29, 2016 - 1:13:41 PM
In my last conversation with Comandante Fidel Castro we were to have 20-minutes it lasted for a little over three-hours. And in the last 20-minutes I spoke to him about himself. »
As it was during the time of President Roosevelt, it has been throughout the presidencies, up to President George Bush today. The government will never do for the poor of this nation until and unless we organize effectively to make the government respond to the needs of the poor. The burden is not on the White House; the burden is on us.
How long have we been here? We have served the “400 year” sentence—in a strange land, among a strange people who have afflicted us every day of those 400 years up until this very moment. So God has fulfilled His promise: He came. »
For some of us, the word "integration" conjures up a lot of the pictures of the "1960s" when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and so many of our Black leaders and a host of young men and women went into the streets and marched for integration. »
This is a very difficult subject for me to attempt to deliver to you. The promotional flier caused much consternation and upset. And I had many friends, whom I believe love me: They were upset, because they have a vested interest in Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States. »
You were taught by a liar and The Master of Lies, and you are now the purveyor of a religion that Jesus doesn’t know anything about. Jesus taught Freedom, Justice and Equality. He taught Life and, Truth. There was no lie in Jesus, or in the prophets. »
We must recognize that we are living under colonial status. What is a “colony”? It’s a separate condition where there is an aggregate of people with similar language, culture, history, but they are controlled from the outside. The Black community is controlled from the outside. »