Final Call
By Starla Muhammad and Andrea Muhammad -Final Call Staffers-

Blacks killed by police, does anyone care?

Fatal police shootings in Charlotte and Tulsa increase anger, frustration. How much more can Black folk take?

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—“Don’t get me wrong, not all police officers are bad. I’m not saying that but what it’s looking like from here, it’s getting worse. It’s almost like the new age Klan out here. I can’t let my babies come outside in this ‘good neighborhood’ because they Black and liable to get shot by police,” said Taheshia Williams.

The wife and mother of three lives near the apartment complex where Keith Lamont Scott was shot to death by police officers. His death unleashed a wave of protests, unrest, disgust and once again focused the nation on Blacks gunned down by law enforcement officers.

The aftermath of the September shooting started with videos posted to social media, saying the 43-year-old father of seven was unarmed, reading a book and waiting for a son to get off of a school bus when confronted by cops.

Things quickly escalated to protests—then battles between police officers in riot gear and protestors. Next came more protests, more clashes and smashed windows in the city’s downtown area, a state of emergency, a curfew ordered by the governor and National Guardsmen and police out in force. » FULL STORY

Protestors: Cops Initiated Clashes

By Andrea M. Muhammad

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When Gov. Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency and deployed the National Guard and state highway patrol to restore order after unrest and clashes between the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department over the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, the governor and officials said the act followed violent protests and looting.


National Museum Of African American History And Culture Dedicated

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON — With the toll of a bell from the First Baptist Church in Virginia, President Barack Obama, with 99-year-old Ruth Bonner whose father was born enslaved, together dedicated the Smithsonian’s all new National Museum of African American History and Culture.


National day of non-violence promotes peace, change in the ’hood

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

LOS ANGELES—Demon-strators across the country mobilized for 24 hours of peace with no drug distribution, no crime, and no violence during the 2nd Annual “National Day of Non-Violence Protest Weekend.”


Min. Farrakhan Celebrates Life, Work Of Don And Shirley Muhammad

By Richard B. Muhammad - Editor

RANDOLPH, Mass.—The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan closed a tribute to a longtime friend, companion and devoted follower of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad during a celebration of the work of Minister Don Muhammad of Muhammad Mosque No. 11 in Boston, who became a powerful leader in the city and state and top laborer in the Nation of Islam.


Murder Trial For Accused S. C. Church Shooter Scheduled For November

By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

COLUMBIA—Despite his defense lawyers’ fight for the death penalty to be thrown off the table, the federal murder trial for Dylann Storm Roof, the admitted shooter in the Charleston, S.C. church massacre, is scheduled for this November.


Blacks killed by police, does anyone care?

By Starla Muhammad and Andrea Muhammad -Final Call Staffers-

Fatal police shootings in Charlotte and Tulsa increase anger, frustration. How much more can Black folk take?

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—“Don’t get me wrong, not all police officers are bad. I’m not saying that but what it’s looking like from here, it’s getting worse. It’s almost like the new age Klan out here. I can’t let my babies come outside in this ‘good neighborhood’ because they Black and liable to get shot by police,” said Taheshia Williams.

The wife and mother of three lives near the apartment complex where Keith Lamont Scott was shot to death by police officers. His death unleashed a wave of protests, unrest, disgust and once again focused the nation on Blacks gunned down by law enforcement officers.

The aftermath of the September shooting started with videos posted to social media, saying the 43-year-old father of seven was unarmed, reading a book and waiting for a son to get off of a school bus when confronted by cops.

Things quickly escalated to protests—then battles between police officers in riot gear and protestors. Next came more protests, more clashes and smashed windows in the city’s downtown area, a state of emergency, a curfew ordered by the governor and National Guardsmen and police out in force.


Protestors: Cops Initiated Clashes

By Andrea M. Muhammad

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When Gov. Pat McCrory declared a State of Emergency and deployed the National Guard and state highway patrol to restore order after unrest and clashes between the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department over the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, the governor and officials said the act followed violent protests and looting.


National Museum Of African American History And Culture Dedicated

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON — With the toll of a bell from the First Baptist Church in Virginia, President Barack Obama, with 99-year-old Ruth Bonner whose father was born enslaved, together dedicated the Smithsonian’s all new National Museum of African American History and Culture.


What A Good Leader Should Be: More Memories Of Don Muhammad

By Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

BOSTON — “The Don and Shirley Show” was what Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan labeled the work of Don Muhammad, head of Boston’s Mosque Number 11 and now minister emeritus and national consultant to the Nation of Islam, during a recent tribute.


Black politics, much more than voting

By Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer-

WASHINGTON—For the 46th year, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) annual legislative weekend brought together about 10,000 conferees from East Palo Alto and Oakland, California, Chicago, Illinois, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and St. Thomas, the U.S. Virgin Islands all under one roof.


South Sudan Doomed From Its Inception?

By Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

frica’s newest country has spent much of its short life at war with itself, the result of a political face-off between President Kiir and his former Vice-President Machar. This feud erupted into a full-blown conflict late in 2013.


30k Foreign Militants Active In Syria, Iraq: UN Official

By PressTV.com

A United Nations official says approximately 30,000 foreign terrorists are operating in Syria and Iraq, warning that the militants, who have suffered heavy losses on the battlefield, pose threats to their home countries upon their return.


China daily slams U.S. aircraft carriers deployment

By PressTV.com

A top Chinese newspaper has slammed the U.S. for deploying two aircraft carriers along with their accompanying ships to the Philippine Sea to conduct training drills near the South China Sea.


Haiti, Voodoo, And Islam: The Power Of Unity

By Jauny X

PORT- AU - PRINCE, HAITI—The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam commissioned a delegation to tour the Caribbean islands of Haiti and Dominican Republic on a humanitarian trip.


Iraqi special forces in southern Fallujah for first time in two years

By Susannah George

NAYMIYAH, Iraq (AP)—A column of black Humvees carrying Iraqi special forces rolled into southern Fallujah on June 8, the first time in more than two years that government troops have entered the Western city held by the "Islamic State" group.


Christians, Muslims unite on economic venture in Atlanta

By Kenetta Muhammad And Karriemmah Muhammad

ATLANTA—The Atlanta Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and 10,000 Fearless Men and Women Headquarters of the South established a combined economic development venture in Atlanta called Blue Seas Express & Catering.


Can We Rebuild Black Wall Street?

By James Clingman -Guest Columnist-

Black Wall Street was burned to the ground in 1921 by a White mob. The Greenwood District, located in the northern section of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was once called “Negro Wall Street,” and “Little Africa.” It was home to hundreds of Black owned businesses and sat on valuable land desired by White oil speculators.


A Never Ending Wealth Gap Between Blacks And Whites In America?

By Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Echoing past dire economic reports, a new study looks at the country’s racial wealth gap and its bone chilling ramifications. While other studies brought a heightened awareness of income inequality, wealth inequality offers a clearer picture and the outlook for Black America’s future looks darker unless there is serious change.


Income Study Outlines Wage Gap Between Male, Female Physicians

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

If you thought the wage gap between men and women, Whites and Blacks was just in middle to lower income jobs think again.


#Bank Black Initiative Gains Nationwide Momentum

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

While many question the efficacy of street protests against police brutality, the Bank Black movement has taken the country by storm. Black folks around the country are showing just how much their ‘Black Lives Matter’ by not only boycotting stores like Target and Coca Cola products but also moving their money.


A State Of Emergency: A Call To Action

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I know many of you are voters, and you can’t wait to get to the polls, and I know what you’re telling people: “We fought, we bled, and we died to get the right to vote”—for the lesser of two very evil people. So, all right, which one is worse? Lucifer, Satan, or The Devil? The White/Black people will say, “Vote for any one of them—but exercise your right to vote!” » CONTINUE

Celebrating and Honoring Min. Don Muhammad and Sister Shirley Muhammad

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I am here to honor a great servant of Allah (God) and his wife and his children. So this will be the Don and Shirley Muhammad Show. There is no way in heaven or in hell that I could honor Brother Don and not honor his life companion Sister Shirley Muhammad. » CONTINUE

America’s ‘Century Of Wars, Lies And Deceit’

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Brothers and sisters, the American people, you are seeing, now, that we’re leading up to war again. You need to really look at other media on your internet, other than CNN, and the corporate-controlled media of America.
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The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Statement In Support Of NFL Player Colin Kaepernick

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I stand with you. We in the Nation of Islam stand with you. And I’m asking all right thinking Black people, Brown people, and White people to stand with you to force the change that Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton are talking. » CONTINUE

The Electoral Process, Black Votes And A Message To The Grassroots

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I don't have any illusion about telling you to vote. You should vote for those whom you feel will do good for us, but remember, the good that they do is limited by the system that they are in. » CONTINUE

Come out of her my people -Part 2

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Brothers and Sisters, this peaceful coexistence with the murder of our people has to stop. It is alright for us to march against injustice but the time may soon come or maybe has come, for us to retaliate for injustice. Why don’t you step up to the plate Justice Department and fight for the rights of those whose rights are being trampled upon by the force and power of the army of police, FBI, ATF and sheriffs? What are you trying to force us to do? » CONTINUE

The Key to Success:Do For Self

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

As I have traveled throughout the country, everywhere I go I see the spirit in the young Black student, which if properly directed would cause them to do for themselves. We must remember, that if we desire the respect of the world, you and I must do that which will earn that respect.
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Who Is The Natural Enemy Of The Original Man?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

We are in the condition we're in because we have been living under an enemy whose purpose was to render us an unthinking, uncaring people that would be perpetual slaves or servants to him and his people. » CONTINUE

Life Demands Something From Us: The Power Of Faith And Economics

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

No creature that God created earns its justification for being except by being what God created it to be. You don’t see creatures violating that law. Everything that God created the creature to be you find it being. But the only one that there is a problem with is the human family. » CONTINUE

Greater Is He That Is In Me Than He That Is In The World

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

We’re in a great election season, and the Black vote has always been necessary when it is war time and tax time, and when somebody would like to be president of the United States; and the Black vote is always courted with fervor, and many promises are made that never get fulfilled. » CONTINUE