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Farrakhan: 'We must become a productive people'

By ASHAHED M. MUHAMMAD -ASST. EDITOR- | Last updated: Nov 11, 2011 - 4:55:08 PM

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The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan addressed nearly 4,000 students at Prairie View A&M University's William "Billy" Nicks arena on Nov. 9, 2011.
PRAIRIE VIEW, TX ( - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan told those gathered at Prairie View A&M University to hear him speak on Nov. 9 that Black people must become producers and as students, they should be the leaders in providing service to their people.

Hosted by the members of Students Participating in Transcendent Knowledge (S.P.I.T. Knowledge) and the Nation of Islam Student Association, the arena was filled with students from Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern University, whose students chartered a bus to see the speech.

Nearly 4,000 students filled the William "Billy" Nicks arena, also called the "baby dome" to hear words of wisdom, encouragement and guidance from Minister Farrakhan in his first appearance at the school since December 1988. They sat attentively for nearly two-hours as the Minister in his unique way, gave instruction from the Bible, the Holy Qur'an and history, to prepare the minds of the next generation of Black leaders.  Look for more exclusive coverage in the next edition of The Final Call.

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