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Farrakhan Speaks! Holy Day of Atonement set for Oct. 13 in Chicago

By Final Call | Last updated: Oct 8, 2019 - 2:19:42 PM

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CHICAGO—The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan will deliver a major address from Christ Universal Temple marking the 24nd anniversary commemoration of the Million Man March and Holy Day of Atonement.  Min. Farrakhan will deliver the address Sunday, Oct. 13 from the church pulpit and the program will begin at 2 p.m. CDT. Christ Universal Temple is located at 11901 South Ashland Avenue. The event is free, and the public is invited. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and the program will be webcast live at It will be streamed live at Nation of Islam mosques and study groups around the country.

Local mosques and study groups will also be holding events over the weekend. Check your local area for activity that may be happening near you.

Chicagoans, activists, advocates, leaders and Believers are looking forward to the upcoming message and event. The Nation of Islam headquarters is located in Chicago. The Nation was founded July 4, 1930 with the appearance of the Great Mahdi Master Fard Muhammad. It was in Black Bottom Detroit where Master Fard Muhammad met, raised and cultivated thousands of Black men, women and children—among them, his top student and divine servant, the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, patriarch of the Nation of Islam.

The annual October gathering marks the anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March called by God through Min. Farrakhan. Two million Black men gathered in Washington, D.C., to declare their right to justice, to atone for their failure as men and to accept responsibility as men.

It was a day of atonement, reconciliation and responsibility. The Million Man March has been called “one of the most historic organizing and mobilizing events in the history of Black people in the United States.” 

In a display of accountability, the Million Man March was the first ever public march to provide an independent Financial Audit of its operations. The audit report can be viewed at For more event information, visit