MARCHING TO FARRAKHAN'S TUNE

HE HAS SUMMONED A MILLION BLACK MEN TO WASHINGTON. POWERFUL PASTORS WISH THEY WOULD STAY HOME

IT MUST HAVE BEEN A MEMORABLE DAY, the one that Louis Farrakhan recalled recently in his newspaper, The Final Call. A bitter day of looking on from the sidelines, a day to hear a proud old man's oath. "I was visiting with the Honorable Elijah Muhammad as we watched [Martin Luther King's] 1963 March on Washington," Farrakhan wrote of his now deceased mentor. "He said that he saw too much frivolity, joking and a picnic atmosphere. He said, 'One day, Brother, I will call for a March on Washington.'"

Muhammad never got to hold his somber march. But next Monday Farrakhan,...

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