Nation of Islam | National Center
7351 South Stony Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60649
For Immediate Release
February 18, 2016
Brenda D. Muhammad, (240) 421-2765
WHO & WHAT: The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam are convening the Saviours’ Day 2016 convention and celebration in the Motor City, February 18-21, 2016. The event is open to the public. Minister Farrakhan will deliver a keynote address, “Divine Instructions: Commands for 2016,” on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the Joe Louis Arena, 600 Civic Center Drive, in Detroit, Mich., at 2 p.m. Doors open at 12 noon. Saviours’ Day activities will be held at the Cobo Center, located at 1 Washington Blvd. in Detroit.
WHEN: February 18-21, 2016
WHERE: Minister Farrakhan’s keynote address, “Divine Instructions: Commands for 2016,” Sunday, February 21, 2016 at the Joe Louis Arena, 600 Civic Center Drive, in Detroit. Program begins at 2 p.m. Media access will begin at 12 p.m.
Please confirm online at http://www.finalcall.com/press to confirm attendance. Saviours’ Day activities will be held at the Cobo Center, located at 1 Washington Blvd. Media access is for working press only.
WHY: Thousands participate in this annual celebration that honors the birth of Master Fard Muhammad, founder of the Nation of Islam, and the Great Mahdi of the Muslims. Saviours’ Day includes sessions designed to uplift, inspire and facilitate positive change and justice for Black America and in the broader society. Born Feb. 26, 1877 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Master Fard Muhammad first visited Detroit in 1930. He established the first Muhammad Mosque in North America and commissioned the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, patriarch of the Nation, to raise a suffering people—Black people in America. Saviours’ Day will include workshops on education, economic development, housing and other subjects, concerts, a military drill competition, First Lady Mother Khadijah Farrakhan’s fun-filled and educational Children’s Village, a youth town hall meeting, an historical exhibit and much more. For more information, please call (312) 480-9775 or visit www.noi.org/savioursday or www.noidetroit.org.