Louis Farrakhan

Louis Farrakhan - World-renowned, African American leader...

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World-renowned, African American leader of the religious Nation of Islam (NOI), Lewis Farrakhan, full name, Louis Abdul Farrakhan , was the spokesman for Black Nationalism, firmly believing African Americans should be learned and self-reliant enough to be contingent and not dependent on whites (“LFB”). The Honorable Mr. Farrakhan is well known for his often prejudice remarks on whites, Jews, and Asians he believed oppressed blacks. Minister Louis Farrakhan, born Louis Eugene Walcott on May 11, 1933 in the Bronx, New York, was raised in a very strict and disciplined household (“Bio Sketch”). Minister Farrakhan was the second son of Percival Clark and Mae Manning Clark. Farrakhan’s Jamaican father, Percival Clark abandoned him at a young age forcing him to be raised in a single parent household by his immigrant mother, Mae Manning (“Mamiya”). At age three Farrakhan’s family moved to Boston, Massachusetts where academic success commenced. At age 5 he began taking violin lessons, he had a natural talent for music. Farrakhan graduated with honors from the prestigious Boston English High School where he was track athlete, played the violin and was a member of the choir in the local Episcopalian church. After graduating high school Farrakhan went on to Winston-Salem Teachers College from 1951 to 1953 but dropped out to pursue show
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