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DETROIT — Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan plans to visit Detroit next week and says he wants to help revitalize the city.
The Chicago-based Nation of Islam announced Thursday that Farrakhan plans to visit starting May 16 and give a public address May 17.
The Nation of Islam was founded in Detroit the 1930s. In a statement, Farrakhan says he plans to look at the condition of Detroit and consider buying properties to help in revitalization efforts. He says there's a need for help in the schools and city government.
Detroit's problems include crime and abandonment, and its finances are being run by a state-appointed emergency manager. Its budget deficit is $327 million and the city has a long-term debt of more than $14 billion that includes retiree and other obligations.
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Dr. Alfred Wheeler and Blessed invites all to their 10th year anniversary tonight at St. Paul CME Church, 4644 S. Dearborn, at 7 p.m. The choir will share favorite songs from a decade in ministry. The event is free and all are welcome.
Join WGCI-FM/107.5’s Dana Divine Saturday, May 4 for the annual “Stroll Down the Boulevard” to encourage breast cancer survivors. The Sunday morning radio host and cancer survivor, along with other survivors, will band together in pink as they celebrate and showcase the new look of breast cancer. The effort also promotes the Tatisa Joiner Foundation and W.O.T. Foundation. The foundation is an inclusive sisterhood that sponsors “Pillowtalk” designed to educate, celebrate and demonstrate that there’s life after cancer. The stroll kicks off at 9 a.m. at 5100 S Hyde Park Boulevard. For details visit www.everydayisoctober.com
The Sisters and Mothers Foundation, in collaboration with Gods Battalion of Prayer Church and Living God Ministry Church of New York, will come to Chicago Saturday, May 4 for the 3rd Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon. The celebration honors distinguishing mothers, who have dedicated their lives to servicing their church and community. Contact mysmf.org for more information.
Condolences to the family and friends of Bishop Gerald Long Jr. Home going services are this Saturday May 4 at Life Center Church of God in Christ, 5500 S. Indiana Ave. The wake is at 9 a.m. and the funeral service immediately follows. Long sang with Angie Spivey and the Voices of Victory as well as Ricky Dillard and New Generation Chorale.