Detroit's abandoned homes an opportunity

Farrakhan Sees Home Buying Opportunities

By Dave Leval
By Peter Neumann

May 17, 2013 Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 1:41 PM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan said Detroit's housing market is an opportunity for blacks to step in.

The controversial leader spoke at the Coleman Young Center Friday morning, saying blacks should step and become homeowners by purchasing abandoned homes.

Farrakhan believes buying the homes will help empower blacks in the community.

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