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Farrakhan: Saviours' Day 2012 will lay out future

By Richard B. Muhammad Editor | Last updated: Jan 10, 2012 - 1:52:17 PM

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(L) Min. Farrakhan at previous interview at WVON in Chicago. (R)WVON Radio talk show host Cliff Kelley. Photos:

CHICAGO ( - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, speaking over the airwaves of WVON-AM 1690 and via the Internet, urged listeners to join him Feb. 26 at the United Center for a major address to close the Nation of Islam Saviours’ Day convention.

Recently returned from a tour of the Caribbean, the Minister was a guest on the Cliff Kelley Show for two and a half hours Jan. 9 and he shared his work in the West Indies, spoke to Black conditions in America and warned the National Defense Authorization Act and its provisions that suspend civil liberties and Constitutional rights would not deter him from speaking truth to deliver Black people and warn America about the divinely-directed consequences of her evil and her impending collapse.

“There is great fear in governance not only in America but throughout the world of the rising of the masses of the people,” said Min. Farrakhan in response to a question about the defense bill signed into law by the president on New Year’s Eve. The bill allows the military to arrest and hold any American with presidential permission, if the citizen is deemed a threat. The usual civil liberties and due process rights, such as the right to an attorney, can be suspended and the person can be held indefinitely.

The legislation is “an act designed to stop those of us who speak truth to power ... and it is aimed primarily at a man they have not been able to control,” said Min. Farrakhan. He warned the U.S. government that “you can do whatever you want to Farrakhan,” but he vowed to continue to tell the truth that awakens people and frightens the powerful. The Minister also stated bluntly, when the government decides to directly come for him, “God will come after you.”

He invited the listening audience to come to his Feb. 26 Saviours’ Day address at the United Center in Chicago. The Minister said his message would focus on what should be expected for 2012 for the world, America, the Black man and woman of this country and all oppressed people. He cited Zbigniew Brzezinski, who was national security advisor to President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981, who has observed today it is easier to kill a million people than to control a million people.

But Min. Farrakhan plainly stated the control of the powers of this world and Caucasian people has come to an end.

Tour of the Caribbean

The afternoon began with the Minister describing his December and early January visit to Jamaica, Haiti and St. Kitts and Nevis and how he was nurtured as a young boy in Boston by the West Indian community through his church. His mother is from the island of St. Kitts, while his grandmother and grandfather hail from Nevis. The two islands are a federation. Min. Farrakhan’s father was born in Jamaica.

Haitians attend speech by Min. Farrakhan in downtown Port-au-Prince where his words were translated into kreyol but the power of the connection with the people was undeniable.

The Minister noted that his Islamic life has been spent working primarily with the Black man and woman of America and he wanted to leave guidance from the Hon. Elijah Muhammad, his teacher, with the Caribbean “should I go away or should the evil accident of time touch me.”

Min. Farrakhan said he learned later that Mr. Muhammad said the British West Indies would one day rise into a great nation and the Caribbean, Central and South America were important in the rise of Black people. The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said what it takes the Black man in America six years to learn, the Black man in the Caribbean would learn in six months, added Min. Farrakhan.

In the Caribbean, the Minister delivered a message about unity and cooperation for progress and industry-building to stem the brain drain that haunts the Caribbean to develop the region. In Jamaica, similar to other parts of the region, 80 percent of those with advanced education leave to find work in American and Europe, he said. There is not the appropriate industry to accommodate young people so they learn and leave, Min. Farrakhan noted.

But there is a new spirit in the Caribbean evidenced by Jaimaica’s new prime minister who has said the country will no longer look to the queen of England as its head of state but will become a republic. Min. Farrakhan had spoken to this subject while in Jamaica, and when he was invited back for the inauguration of Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, he heard her declaration.

“I think Europe and England should know our people are not trying to be disrespectful but if we are free we’re free and you should respect that,” said the Minister.

Similarly that spirit is coming to Caricom, the grouping of Caribbean nations, to try to establish relations with Cuba despite U.S. efforts to stop it, he said. Such petty efforts include having Cuban leader Raul Castro ousted from a Hilton hotel in Trinidad in an effort to thwart any unity, he noted.

The Caribbean has been trapped by debt from the IMF and cannot feed itself, with Europe and the U.S. wreaking once-profitable industries now that the countries are independent, he said. That opposition makes unity and cooperation all the more necessary, given that American rice and chicken floods Haiti and the banana and sugar industries have been decimated by the policies of Europe.

“Wherever we are people build their economies on our unwillingness to supply our own needs,” Min. Farrakhan noted.

Still, the Minister said, “I don’t care what the powers of the world are doing and what they think they are doing. It won’t be long before the power of Europe and America are broken in war and the world will go free.”

(Top) Prime Minister Denzil Douglas of St. Kitts welcomes Min. Farrakhan. (Lower) Voodoo head priest Max Beauvoir and Min. Farrakhan dialog with assistance from interpreter Joseph Makhandal Champagne, Jr., center, of the Nation of Islam. Photos: Hassan Muhammad
He shared his “education” in Haiti as he spoke with voodoo leaders, met with President Martally, political leaders and spoke to the masses of the people with the help of artist Wyclef Jean, who joined him in the first Black republic. Voodoo and Islam were major forces in the Haitian revolution, observed Min. Farrakhan. The Minister shared how the Nation of Islam donated a $150,000 solar-powered water purification system to the practitioners of voodoo to share with other Haitians. But he desires to send similar systems to Christian and Muslim communities in Haiti as well. “It is going to take all working together to free Haiti from domination,” said Min. Farrakhan.

The Minister, in his first trip to Haiti, was not able to meet with former President Jean Bertrand Aristide. Two years after the devastating earthquake, thousands of Haitians still live in tents, he added.

Preview of Feb. 26 United Center message?

In response to calls from listeners, the Minister urged patience with God for the ultimate deliverance of Black people and said his upcoming Saviours’ Day 2012 address would address the subject. “By the grace of God you will hear it clearer than you ever heard, hear what God has to say about this year and beyond,” he said. Don’t be impatient with God, he can’t be ahead or late, he is always on time, said Min. Farrakhan.

The 3-Year Economic plan will be re-introduced at Saviours’ Day Feb. 26, calling initially for 40 million Blacks to donate a-nickel-a-day, .25-cents-a-week, $1-a-month to a national fund to purchase farmland and begin training youth and rebuilding and redeveloping wasted cities, he said. Such an effort would yield $480 million in a year, said Min. Farrakhan.

“Obama cannot make jobs for all of us who are unemployed, but we can,” he said. The question is whether Black America trusts Farrakhan, a man who is not a liar or thief and a man who gives back what is given to him, said the Minister.

Violence, youth and God’s plan for a suffering people

The violent culture in America has been exported to the Caribbean where there are Crips and Bloods in St. Kitts and the island has had its highest murder rate in history, said Min. Farrakhan responding to a caller’s question about violence in the Black community.

The effect of White supremacy is still burdening the minds of Black people but White people are angry with culture of violence that seems pervasive among Blacks, he warned. The Holy Qur’an, the book of scripture of the Muslims, warns that fiery serpent bite those who refused to listen to Moses and Aaron, the Minister recounted. Fiery serpents are on the streets now as police officers with automatic rifles and armor piercing bullets, he said. If the violence is unabated, Whites will seal off the Black community and blood will flow in the streets, Min. Farrakhan said.

Authorities will be coming to bring order to chaos and the choice is facing that or coming together in unity to receive God’s blessings, he said.

As a listener called about seeing the Mother Plane while the Minister was in the hospital in January 2007 and December 2006. The Minister described how the craft fulfills the book of Ezekiel, which fortells of a wheel in the middle of the air that was a cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night and everywhere the son of man went the Wheel went with him.

“Everywhere I have gone in the world the Wheels show up,” said Min. Farrakhan. God is not ready yet for me to come to him, he continued.

“I got to work to do and I am guided by what is up on that Wheel, I am very clear lucid, and I make difficult things plain by speech and anointing of God. That is why I talk so boldly that if you come against me,” the Minister said.

The Wheel, a humanly-built planet controlled by the Great Mahdi Master Fard Muhammad, was created to destroy the current world, according to the Hon. Elijah Muhammad. The half mile by half mile plane carries 1,500 smaller planes with bombs. America can be destroyed in 12 hours by this plane, said the Minister. “You have no power to protect the people from the Wheels that are above your (the American government’s) head. You have been hiding this from the American people because you know there is a greater power in the world and end your power,” he said.

Black people are “the apple of God’s eye and he said he would give nations for you in the scripture,” Min. Farrakhan continued. Black people will have to take a whipping but after the punishment, you will be ready to submit to God and change, he said.

“I would hope that the wise among us change with the teaching, it is the end of this system of things and servitude slavery to your oppressor,” Min. Farrakhan said. God wants to fulfill his promise to you and give you a land flowing with milk and honey, meaning resources and productivity, he added.

“The White man can offer you money, but he cannot offer you give guidance. But guidance in a time of trouble is the most precious thing you can get your hands on,” he said. “I know of no Black man that loves you more than the Honorable Elijah Muhammad.”

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