Farrakahn-Prostate Cancer

Minister Louis Farrakahn, the head of the Nation of Islam is reportedly very ill with prostate cancer. Minister Farrakahn's illness has thrown light on a disease that affects many American men, but black men even more so. NPR's Brenda Wilson reports.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from