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Farrakhan's Nation of Islam sets Tampa convention

TAMPA — The Nation of Islam will bring its convention to downtown Tampa Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 to commemorate the Holy Day of Atonement and the 15th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington.

Minister Louis Farrakhan is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at 2 p.m. Oct. 17 in the East Hall of the Tampa Convention Center. The theme of the convention is "Atonement, Reconciliation and Responsibility," according to its website.

Activities start Oct. 14 with the Nation of Islam Golf Classic at the Westchase Golf Club. The $125 entrance fee covers golfing, lunch and dinner. Proceeds support the Muhammad University of Islam. Vendors will be set up in the convention center all weekend. Tickets are available online at noi.org and at local outlets listed on its website.

Farrakhan's Nation of Islam sets Tampa convention 10/06/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 6, 2010 6:56pm]
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