This dude has a history worth noting:
Farrakhan Admission On Malcolm X
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan admits in a 60 Minutes interview broadcast Sunday and reported on Wednesday’s CBS Evening News that his incendiary rhetoric played a role in the 1965 assassination of civil rights leader Malcolm X.
Farrakhan makes the statements to Malcolm Xs daughter, Atallah Shabazz, and 60 Minutes Correspondent Mike Wallace.
“I may have been complicit in words that I spoke leading up to February 21 ,” Farrakhan tells Shabazz and Wallace. “I acknowledge that and regret that any word that I have said caused the loss of life of a human being.”
Shabazz later issued a statement thanking Farrakhan for acknowledging his role and said: “I wish him peace.” However, she did not forgive him.
Malcolm X was only 39 years old when he was killed. This month, he would have been 75.
The former Malcolm Little was Farrakhan’s mentor in the Nation of Islamfor a time, they both believed that the white man was evil and that the black and white races should live separately.
In 1964, Malcolm X revealed publicly that Elijah Mohammed, the leader of the Nation of Islam, was guilty of impregnating several of his teenage secretaries, in direct violation of his own preachings against sex outside of marriage.
Farrakhan was outraged. He called Malcolm X a traitor and wrote, two months before the killing, that “such a man is worthy of death.”
Three men with ties to the Nation of Islam were convicted in the slaying in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem on Feb. 21, 1965.
Shabazz, then 6, witnessed the shooting, as did Malcom X’s wife and other children.
Farrakhan has denied ordering the assassination but later admitted to having “helped create the atmosphere” that led to it.
A Nation, Divided
the Nation of Islam
1930 Temple of Islam founded in Detroit by W. D. Fard.
1934 Elijah Muhammad takes control of 8,000-member group. Membership expands rapidly in the 1950s and 60s.
1952 Malcolm X (Malcolm Little) becomes Muslim minister after release from prison.
1963 Malcolm X suspended from Nation of Islam for comments on JFK assassination.
1964 Malcom X breaks from Muhammad.
1965 Malcolm X assassinated.
1975 Elijah Muhammad dies. His son, W. Deen Muhammad, assumes leadership.
1978 Dissident group headed by Louis Frrakhan, opposed to Muhammad’s integrationist leanings, breaks off and calls itself the Nation of Islam.
1983 Farrakhan assists briefly in Rev. Jesse Jackson’s presidential campaign.
1995 Qubilah Shabazz accused of plotting to murder Farrakhan. Farrakhan organizes Million Man March.
2000 Farrakhan and W. Deen Muhammad reconcile.
(Source: Information Please, Encyclopedia Britannica)
He was still speaking negatively about Malcolm X seven years ago.