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ATLANTA (Source: FinalCall.com)—The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan met with hip hop and entertainment leaders including Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Jermaine Dupri, Kelly Price, Ron DeVoe, Killer Mike, Benzino, David Mays and others at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta. The Minister delivered the Oct. 13 message with guidance for personal growth and development, dealing with the music industry, resolving beefs, unity and how to use the awesome power of their gifts to uplift the Black community and influence the world.
Min. Farrakhan called for a 2016 boycott of holiday spending asking “aren’t you hurting as your people are hurting? If our lives don’t matter, our dollars should not matter either, he said. What if we took 10 percent of the $1.1 trillion in Black spending power and reinvested it in the Black community?” he asked. We never sit down together as millionaires and a few billionaires and plot a future for our people, he said. We could buy millions of acres of farmland and grow healthy food for our people and go into other businesses that would help provide jobs and sustain our community, said Min Farrakhan. There is fertile land in the Mississippi Delta, he noted.
Use your gifts to spark a cultural revolution and lead young people into a better world, the Minister added. He urged Black women to embrace their full beauty and not be reduced to their body parts. You are the most beautiful women in the world, said Min. Farrakhan. We are the giants with our gifts in the world of sport and play, he said.
The message was positively received by artists and entertainers that were in the audience. Platinum selling rapper Rick Ross said Min. Farrakhan speaks with so much confidence every time he speaks with and seeks counsel from the Muslim leader. [READ FULL ARTICLE]