Louis Farrakhan, Speech, October 8, 1985

Date
Oct. 8, 1985
Name of Author
Louis Farrakhan
Body

Referring to Black leaders who denounce him:

“These silly [Uncle] Toms run out and do their masters’ duty. When a leader sells out, the black people pay a price for that. We should make examples of these leaders.”Margot Hornblower, “Farrakhan Draws Huge Crowd,” Washington Post, October 8, 1985, https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1985/10/08/farrakhan-draws-huge-crowd/84cbc65b-aace-42bc-9fb1-a9e2dbdb2fe0/.

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