The Register, 1990-11-16
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sisters whatever god places in your womb please don't kill it you may be killing the answer to our as a people we have very little harmony in our social relationships said farrakhan we as a people are filled with discord and dissonance unharmonious relationships he said with harmony it is the same as unity and with unity it is the same as peace according to farrakhan people are involved in music at a great level today pointing to his head farrakhan made reference to the miseducation of blacks he also said we are scat tered divided dry of knowledge wisdom understanding and if you listen to our talk even with degrees we he also pointed out that blacks are slowly being killed without realizing that there is a master plan going on he said according to statistics one out of every 606 white women one out of every 186 white men one the honorable minister louis far rakhan leader of the nation of islam delivered a message to a crowd of 10,000 people friday night at the corbett sports center on the campus of north carolina a&t the beta epsilon chapter of al pha phi alpha fraternity inc spon sored the event according to mark anthony middleton the organization invited the minister to provide an opportunity for people to make an informed judgement about him farrakhan's primary focus was the wave of black on black crime we have to address the problem that affect us by us he said until we can keep our hands from the slaughter of self we will never be able to keep their hands from the continued slaugh ter of us he said ignorance is one of the worst enemies of the black commu nity ignorance is the field into which our enemies manipulate us and they use our ignorance against ourselves according to farrakhan this soci ety spends a lot of money on sport and play out of every 126 black women and one out of every 21 black men will leave this world by means of murder farrakhan predicted that white power will end because it is out of sync with god the future of humanity farrakhan encouraged students to utilize their athletic ability but not to limit themselves for applications or more infor mation contact peggy gibson en vironmental restoration/waste management scholarship pro gram oak ridge associated uni versities science/engineering twenty-five scholarships are available for undergraduate stu dents majoring in engineering and science disciplines sponsored by the u.s depart ment of energy doe and ad ministered by oak ridge associ ated universities the scholarships are designated for those students interested in pursuing careers in environmental restoration or waste er/wm management applicants must be u.s citi zens and currently pursuing an as sociate of science or bachelor of science degree full time the environmental restora tion/waste management scholar ship program includes full pay ment of tuition and fees at a doe approved institution a 600 per month stipend and a three month practicum assignment at a doe facility engaged in environmental restoration and waste management selection is based on academic performance recommendation background and a statement of career goals by the application the competition is nationwide al though four-year institutions and two-year institutions will compete scholarship applications are being taken through jan 28 1991 and awards will be announced in may 1991 in separate categories god didn't create you to throw balls in hoops or to pitch a football he said that is a gift until we remove the sports gift and the play gift we will never see the depth of the divine gift that god has given to each of us that can make a difference in this world and he also emphasized the high qual ity of stress placed on the black man it is hard for black males to get jobs but not for the black women he stated by the end of the year over 23,000 human beings will exit this world by means of murder he reported that 96 percent of all black people murdered are murdered by other blacks we have lost more lives in the ghetto in two years than in vietnam in nine years of war farrakhan said he elaborated on the role reversal of the male and female farrakhan said there are no real job opportunities for to every star in athletics you don't have to five up your athletics but always keep a higher focus because it is safer to rear your babies in the war zone of vietnam than it is in the inner city of america education division p.o box 117 oak ridge tn 37831-0117 or call 615 576-9278 your physical strength will diminish with time but your intellectual and spiritual power will increase in time farrakhan said the root of theprob lem is the fear by whites of the in black men if you're not a ball player lay down like buster douglas or if you can't be all that you can never be in the society and join the army there are no jobs zons brightening and they want to rob you of your future they have planned and are plan ning our death he said farrakhan encouraged the rain drenched audience to leave thinking in making that announcement farrakhan said our first commitment is to knowledge that will give us a better self image you need to have a knowledge of yourself that will cause you to love who you are my family i may have come in many but when i leave tonight this is my family and i will never again shed the blood of said " stay in america and fight for your own freedom and liberation according to farrakhan there is in ternational pressure to move on blacks he referred to the japanese minister of justice when he said that prostitutes in the community are like black people in the community you have to get rid of the prostitutes in order to have a decent community he continued the speech urging leaders not to promote black men in joining the army don't join no army and fight for your enemy farrakhan those in power see blacks hori creasing black population and oppor tunities in the future he also said audience farrakhan also addressed the issue of abortion to the black females in the over 100 a & t students turn out for council meeting farrakhan f s key arouses controversy issue of keys to the city and not per sonalities alma adams coun cilwoman for district two which includes a&t said that a personal ity spurred the controversy and the call for changing the key issuing pol icy trict three led the attack against far rakhan he said that the jewish anti defamation group reported that in a 1984 speech farrakhan referred to ju daism as a gutter religion and that the september 1990 issue of the final cah the official publication of the nation of islam contained anti the arnold air society and pershing rifles fraternities spon sored their first annual haunted house party on oct 31 at campbell hall for area kindergar ten through fifth grade students as children came through the army end of campbell hall they entered a room and played pin the tail on the cat musical numbers and pitch the head in the basket and the winner of each game was awarded a prize classifieds 6 the big score 5 sports on the serious tip 2 editorials letters to the editor our people our pride 3 african american history actry and communliy news on the yard 4 campus news the controversy stemmed from farrakhan being presented the key to the city of greensboro by councilman jones of district one preceding the nation of islam leader's address to an audience of 10,000 on the campus of n.c a&t state university on friday they overwhelmingly supported councilman earl jones decision to give minister farrakhan the key to the city over one hundred n.c a&t state university students packed the coun cil chambers to ensure that their opin ions not be dismissed minister louis farrakhan's pres ence is still being felt in greensboro the greensboro city council devoted the majority of its regular meeting slate yesterday to considering the issue regarding the procedure of giving keys to the city continued on p 4 they said a new policy was not necessary jones said that the policy only became a problem when a black man received the key and this action was a slap in the faces of the african american citizens of greensboro adams said a mountain was being made out of a mole hill jones and adams the only black members of the council voted against the proposal so the personality louis farra khan can not be dismissed adams said she had keys in her possession and planned to distribute them at her dis cretion bob mays jr councilman-at-large said the debate should be limited to the semitic cartoons phillips likenedfarrakhan to david duke and the ku klux klan jones said phillips was making"an inappro priate analogy equating duke and farrakhan the klan stands for vio lence and hate the klan actively goes out and commits violence in 1979 five people in the city of greens boro were murdered by the klan jones said he added that the nation of islam is just the opposite the muslims do not advocate vio lence jones said they curbed drugs in washington d.c tom phillips councilman of dis the city council voted 7-2 to polled other north carolina cities to ascertain their policies concerning the presentation of keys to the city pres ently no policy exist on issuing keys keys are in the private possession of council members and are distributed at their discretion the contention was sparked by freddy robinson of the jewish federation of greensboro robinson said that the policy should be changed to allow the major ity of the council or the mayor to de cide on recipients of keys to the city he said only honored guests should get keys and louis farrakhan was not due to be honored by citizens of greensboro november 9 the district one councilman awarded the key on behalf of farra khan's efforts in the war against drugs and soothing black violence in the cit ies of america the a&t register writing the way toward the paramount of consciousness north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro north carolina 27411 celebrating a century of academic excellence 1891-1991 new farrakhan provides informed judgement betsy peoples a&t register staff reporter volume 66 number 6 undergraduate scholarships available talk as though hope is lost that we will ever come together as a people the honorable minister louis farrakhan fraternities make halloween safe for kids marsha e lafayette special to the register serena l lowe a&t register staff reporter prayers
|Title||The Register, 1990-11-16|
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