Final Call
By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

A movement pushes for safe vaccines, parental rights and protecting children

Controversy rages about vaccines and whether Black children are facing and whether unnecessary risks. Gov’t is not doing enough to protect the public from harm, but still making them mandatory, say activists. Shocking deaths of several doctors adds another troubling layer of concern.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Participants in Health Freedom rallies on the West Coast were vocal and vowing to repeal a new law mandating vaccines for all public school children. They also demanded that Congress subpoena a federal CDC whistleblower to showcase charges about a vaccine’s link to autism in Black boys.

Many mourned and questioned the sudden deaths of three alternative health doctors who treated patients with autism at rallies in Santa Monica, Huntington Beach and San Francisco.

When Governor Jerry Brown signed the controversial SB277 into law June 30, he said while the law required school children be vaccinated, it explicitly provides an exception when a physician believes, in his judgment, one is warranted. » FULL STORY

Hate for Hip Hop: Abraham Foxman’s ADL Shows its True Color

By The NOI Research Group

The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith has launched its long-expected attack on Black youth and Hip Hop culture. In its recent communiqué its pompous and pretentious leader Abraham Foxman provides a marvelous confirmation of the potential power and effectiveness of our brilliant artists and their commitment to freedom, justice, and equality for their people.


‘Attacking the churches is just unforgiveable’

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON - Black churches, the symbol of sanctuary for tortured Black souls, especially in the Southern United States; once the headquarters of the Black liberation movement; are once again under attack in the South.


Dr. Martin Luther King not a 'Dreamer'

By The NOI Research Group

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has asked all people to study the last speeches of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to reflect on the evolution of his message—from one of an integrationist “Dreamer” in 1963, to one of a true wide-awake revolutionary in 1968 when he was murdered.


Growing unity, plan to spread economic pain inspires many at announcement of March anniversary gathering

By Jehron Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad - Final Call Staffers

WASHINGTON - History making and the “right thing to do at the right time” was how many viewed the formal announcement of the Justice Or Else gathering scheduled for October 10, marking the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.


Rapper The Game says: 'A lot of people are going to be ready to ride' with Farrakhan - #JusticeOrElse

By FinalCall.com News

The Game: I think that he’s one of the last powerful real true leaders that we have and that people should take as many pictures and open their ears as much as they can before he decides to sit it down.


A movement pushes for safe vaccines, parental rights and protecting children

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Controversy rages about vaccines and whether Black children are facing and whether unnecessary risks. Gov’t is not doing enough to protect the public from harm, but still making them mandatory, say activists. Shocking deaths of several doctors adds another troubling layer of concern.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Participants in Health Freedom rallies on the West Coast were vocal and vowing to repeal a new law mandating vaccines for all public school children. They also demanded that Congress subpoena a federal CDC whistleblower to showcase charges about a vaccine’s link to autism in Black boys.

Many mourned and questioned the sudden deaths of three alternative health doctors who treated patients with autism at rallies in Santa Monica, Huntington Beach and San Francisco.

When Governor Jerry Brown signed the controversial SB277 into law June 30, he said while the law required school children be vaccinated, it explicitly provides an exception when a physician believes, in his judgment, one is warranted.


Hate for Hip Hop: Abraham Foxman’s ADL Shows its True Color

By The NOI Research Group

The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith has launched its long-expected attack on Black youth and Hip Hop culture. In its recent communiqué its pompous and pretentious leader Abraham Foxman provides a marvelous confirmation of the potential power and effectiveness of our brilliant artists and their commitment to freedom, justice, and equality for their people.


‘Attacking the churches is just unforgiveable’

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON - Black churches, the symbol of sanctuary for tortured Black souls, especially in the Southern United States; once the headquarters of the Black liberation movement; are once again under attack in the South.


U.S. scientist sentenced to prison for fake HIV vaccine research

By RT.com

Dong-Pyou Han, a 58-year-old former Iowa State University researcher, was sentenced to prison for almost five years for faking the results of an HIV vaccine experiment—the “success” of which led to millions of dollars in government grants.


Cuba, U.S. to open embassies on/after July 20 at end of 50-year stalemate

By RT.com

The U.S. and Cuba could open embassies in each other’s capitals as early as July 20, Cuba’s foreign ministry has said, citing a letter from U.S. President Barack Obama. The message comes following the decision to restore diplomatic relations.


National Union of Students executive committee votes to boycott Israeli goods

By RT.com

The National Union of Students (NUS) has passed a motion to boycott Israeli goods in solidarity with the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which aims to exert economic pressure on Israel over its actions in Palestinian territory.


Jamaican gov’t sees IMF successes but no benefits for the poor

By Zadie Neufville

For Jamaicans like Roxan Brown, the Caribbean nation’s International Monetary Fund (IMF) successes don’t mean a thing. Seven consecutive tests have been passed but still, the mother of two can’t find work and relies instead on the kindness of friends and family.


Australia’s ‘stolen generations’ not a closed chapter

By Silvia Boarini

Every year since 1998, Australia has marked ‘National Sorry Day’ on May 26, a day to remember the tens of thousands of indigenous children who, between the 1890s and 1970s, were forcibly removed from their communities by government authorities and placed into the care of White families or institutions to be assimilated into settler society.


Farmers fight real estate developers for Kenya’s most prized asset: Land

By Miriam Gathigah

NGANGARITHI, Kenya—Vegetables grown in the lush soil of this quiet agricultural community in central Kenya’s fertile wetlands not only feed the farmers who tend the crops, but also make their way into the marketplaces of Nairobi, the country’s capital, some 94 miles South.


French president visits slave memorial in Caribbean museum

By AP

French President Francois Hollande marked the memory of millions of slaves in an inaugural visit to a memorial in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, where Black men and women were sold to work on sugar cane plantations from the 17th to 19th centuries.


Debt collection report captures horror stories

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending has revealed what many consumers have known for years. Debt collectors often cross the line with abusive behaviors.


Supporting our own and circulating the Black dollar

By Rhodesia Muhammad

NEW ORLEANS - On a recent Saturday, organizers and over a dozen participants met at the Black-owned Half Shell Restaurant at 9 a.m. for a bus tour to explore Black businesses in the city.


Will new student loan debt program really help?

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

WASHINGTON - As parents and college seniors prepare for graduation and life after college, student loan debt is quite likely on their list of concerns. And it should be. Student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt and risen to the number two debt Americans have behind a mortgage.


Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

By Anne Flaherty Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies February 26, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.


Major bank charged with housing discrimination

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Thought housing discrimination was a thing of the past? Think again. The Fair Housing Justice Center and nine Black, Hispanic, South Asian and White testers have filed a federal lawsuit charging the M&T Bank Corporation “discriminates in its mortgage lending practices on the basis of race and national origin.


Blessed Ramadan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Surely, if we can master hunger, and thirst, and the drive for sexual co-habitation throughout the hot days of summer, then it will be easier for us to leave off lying and stealing, gambling, the use of drugs, or anything that is unnatural that takes us away from the pure service and worship of Allah.
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'10.10.15 – Justice Or Else!'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Yes, "All Lives Matter." But the only reason you are here is because it's Black lives that are being slaughtered. And Black Life is the mother and the father of your life; so when you come to honor Black Lives that matter, then you are saying "All Lives Matter" because all came from The Black Man and Woman.
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'Why America's Race Problem Won't Go Away'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

"Race" is a big factor in this present world as it stands. It's still present in the school system; it's still present in the system of jurisprudence (law). Ferguson was just a "dot," or a microcosm of a macrocosm of injustice to Black people in the cities and towns of America. » CONTINUE

'The Time Has Arrived That The Tyranny Must End'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The time has arrived that the tyranny must end—and those who want to end it must rise up today, with strength; and then put these things beneath us, these petty divisions, and come together in unity! And when we fire the cannon of our unity, we will put our enemies to flight. » CONTINUE

The Breakfast Club Interviews the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

We are at that point in our development where we are being forced, now, to consider "which is the way forward?" "Singing in," "wading in," "crying in," "praying in" have not worked. Marches have not worked and oppression and tyranny are getting worse. » CONTINUE

The divine destruction of America: Can she avert it?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I have chosen as a subject today, “The Divine Destruction of America: Can She Avert It?” America is the greatest nation on earth and the greatest nation in the last 6,000 years. But America and her people, which includes you, face divine destruction. The question is: Can she avert it? » CONTINUE

How the U.S. Government destabilized foreign governments

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

America is losing friendship throughout the world. The Government of America is losing control of the country's institutions and losing power of her own mind. America is losing control of her world. In desperation, she feels that her guns, rockets, bombs and technology will keep her kingdom in power. » CONTINUE

The critical hour demands building a future for ourselves and our people

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The Time for "marching" is over! We've done that, and we've accomplished a lot through "marches." Through the Million Man March, we proved that we can rise above our differences because The Cause for which we were rising was greater than the things that divided us. » CONTINUE

A Conversation with Scholars and Friends

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

God says in the scriptures He is not the author of confusion, but of peace. How did we get so confused? Satan has entered among the people of God and divided the house of worshipers of The One God, and made some of us enemies of others because we misunderstood the messages of our prophets, wise men and women and sages. » CONTINUE

Guidance in a Time of Trouble

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

There's other powers that manipulate presidents, kings and rulers! So what you think you've got in the person you voted for: When you find out what you hoped for is something you can't get--because the man you voted for doesn't have the power to deliver, whether it is Obama today, or Mitt Romney tomorrow--your hopes will be dashed.
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