Farrakhan addresses followers in Chicago

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan closes his address to the Saviours' Day gathering in Detroit, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007.

February 28, 2010 3:31:37 PM PST
Last month's deadly earthquake in Haiti was among the topics Sunday at the Nation of Islam's Saviour's Day gathering in Chicago.Min. Louis Farrakhan gave the keynote speech. He said the world wants and needs change, but it can't be brought about by a politician. He said it can only come from God.

Earlier in the program, singer Wyclef Jean talked about growing up in Haiti, saying he was born in a hut and took a donkey to school.

Now, Jean and his Yele Haiti foundation are helping with relief efforts.

The singer arrived in Haiti the day after the earthquake hit.

"I proceeded to pick up the dead bodies from the floor with my wife and cousin, wrapping them up and putting them in trucks, bringing them to the morgues," Jean said.

Wyclef Jean said he felt he was called to help with the relief efforts and must continue his work.


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