Louis Farrakhan

"We'll always be ride-or-die bitches" for Trump, says Beck Bennett's Mitch McConnell on "Saturday Night Live."
Artists including Snoop Dog, The Game and T.I. are lashing out at the Fox News host for laughing and joking about the musician's death during her segment.
The Fox News host played a clip of YG's anti-Trump song that featured the late rapper.
The group has been embroiled in controversy over its leaders' affiliation with Louis Farrakhan.
The march's agenda isn’t controversial among progressive women, but the issue of inclusiveness, or “intersectionality,” is.
“I have waited, hoping they would right the ship. But they have not,” Teresa Shook wrote.
This shouldn't be that hard for a women's rights activist and a Democratic congressman.
While the audience applauded, I thought about the many times I called my brothers or friends niggas and, for the first time
According to Webster's dictionary, to transcend something is to rise above or go beyond the limits of. When I hear anyone say that a Black person has transcended race, I cringe.
In the name of working to ensure equality, however, we are unwilling to give a pass to anti-Semitism and hate as exhibited by Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam.
Both Trump and Farrakhan "tell it like it is" according to their followers. Both men have a penchant for speaking to the hearts and spirits of people who are mostly ignored, groups of people who feel marginalized and forgotten, and who are angry about it.
Despite the lack of media coverage leading up to the event, the message was clearly received. Thousands still peacefully gathered on The National Mall where harmony, institutional reform and human rights were demanded.
On the 16th day of October 1995, Nation of Islam's Leader Louis Farrakhan called African American men to the National Mall to take heed to his message of commitment to serving as strong pillars not only in the household, but in the black community.
I wouldn't be mad if there were a Million Man March every year. Yet I hope that when this and other like gatherings happen we can do the work and stay with the goal of uplifting black men. I hope we can do this without the need to push down any "type" of black woman.
The ideological and political formations that have fueled Black progress are messy with the particulars of each person's lived experience and beliefs. When forged in operational unity, however, it has been exactly these asymmetrical formations that have been the most terribly effective.
It was the "greatest demonstration in the history of America, of black love, black men coming together."