Nation of Islam leader to speak in Nashville this week

Friday, April 8, 2016, Vol. 40, No. 15

NASHVILLE (AP) — Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is speaking in Nashville this week during a conference at Tennessee State University.

The Black United Summit International Leadership Conference is designed to foster leadership among students at historically black colleges and universities. Farrakhan will speak at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Kean Hall Gymnasium.

Farrakhan will address strategies and skills to encourage equality for the black community. The Tennessean ( reports the conference will also include sessions on leadership, conflict resolution, forming a business plan and self-defense training.

The conference is free and open to the public. Information: