Min. Louis Farrakhan will commemorate the Nation of Islam anniversary with a Saviours' Day celebration at Chicago's United Center on Sunday.
Farrakhanâ€™s speech is entitled â€śWhat Will 2012 Bring to America, The World, and Black Oppressed People.â€ť
Thousands are expected to attend.
Savioursâ€™ Day marks the birth of Nation of Islam founder W. Fard Muhammad. Sunday is the 82nd anniversary. The Nation of Islam, a longstanding stalwart of black nationalism, is based in Chicago.