CHICAGO (AP) — Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced "Satanic Jews" in a speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Minister Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, warned President Donald Trump not to pull "the trigger of war in the Middle East . at the insistence of Israel," speaking Thursday while on a visit to Iran.
The 85-year-old Farrakhan, long known for provocative comments widely considered anti-Semitic, criticized the economic sanctions leveled by Trump against Iran after America's pullout from the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island chapter of the Women's March says it separated from the national organization because one of its leaders refuses to denounce anti-Semitic statements made by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minister Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam, on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to repent for America's sins and chastised Americans who are upset with Trump's image, saying "he's your reflection."
Farrakhan, in a wide-ranging, two-hour speech at the Watergate Hotel, touched on issues as varied as North Korea, race relations and relations between Muslims in the Middle East in what he called an address to Trump.
Virginia's prison system must recognize an offshoot of the Nation of Islam as a religion and allow inmates who are followers to congregate and possess its publications, a federal judge ruled Monday.
The Virginia Department of Corrections has long considered the Nation of Gods and Earths, also known as the Five Percenters, to be a "security threat group," which means inmates have not been allowed to hold gatherings or have access to its sacred texts.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Tom Perez is telling senior Democratic officials that he plans to mount a bid for the head of the Democratic National Committee.
Perez, who was urged to run by White House officials, will challenge Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the early front-runner for the post, according to a Democratic strategist familiar with the conversations who requested anonymity to discuss private plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aides and supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are searching for an alternative to Rep. Keith Ellison, the early favorite to become the next leader of the Democratic National Committee, amid resistance to the Minnesota liberal's bid from key parts of the party's base.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Keith Ellison said Wednesday he'll resign his seat in Congress if he's elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
"Whoever wins the DNC chair race faces a lot of work, travel, planning and resource raising," Ellison said in a statement. "I will be 'all-in' to meet the challenge."