Final Call
By Charlene Muhammad and Bryan Crawford -The Final Call-

No justice, no purchase!

A movement to use economic power to bring justice to Black and oppressed people in America is gaining momentum as more groups push for boycotts of the holiday spending season.

Various efforts to inflict economic pain to corporate America have caused many activists to promote the boycotting of Black Friday and Christmas spending to help raise awareness to and force an end to police violence. There has also been a rise in those protesting the election of Donald Trump by refusing to spend their money in stores that have associated themselves with the president-elect, all in response to his divisive views and incendiary language in his run to becoming the 45th president of the United States.

“When we’re talking about the economic shutdown, we’re talking about stopping corporations from getting our money, right? So, we’ve got to go to the stores that don’t care about us; don’t care about people of color,” said Carmen Perez, co-founder of the Justice League of New York. » FULL STORY

'The fight is absolutely on'

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

Answers. That is what the wife, family, friends, the Nation of Islam and the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan are demanding in the mysterious and tragic death of Robert Dion Muhammad of Grand Rapids, Michigan just over two-years-ago.


Condemning Keith Ellison's DNC madness and attempts to smear Min. Louis Farrakhan

By Richard B. Muhammad - Editor

Mr. Ellison, who was captured in at least one photo distributing The Final Call while in college, condemned the Minister as he sought his new place. But his cowardly and baseless repudiation is nothing new. While running for Congress a decade ago, his “I’m not with Farrakhan and he’s a hater” narrative started.


A painful but unsurprising verdict in South Carolina

By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

COLUMBIA, S.C.—A mistrial was declared in the state murder case of Michael Slager, the White former North Charleston police officer accused of killing Walter Scott, an unarmed Black motorist stopped for a broken tail light in April 2015.


The world and Cuba mark passing of Fidel Castro

By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro died in Havana Nov. 25. He was 90-years-old. The late leader was lauded by many as a rare and consequential person who impacted the world.


Leaders speak about passing of Fidel Castro

By Final Call News

Words of condolences poured in from Africa and Asia and other parts of the world with the passing of the great revolutionary hero and former Cuban President Fidel Castro. From heads of state to leaders of international organizations and social activists, Mr. Castro’s death was seen as a loss and his life was seen as inspiration.


No justice, no purchase!

By Charlene Muhammad and Bryan Crawford -The Final Call-

A movement to use economic power to bring justice to Black and oppressed people in America is gaining momentum as more groups push for boycotts of the holiday spending season.

Various efforts to inflict economic pain to corporate America have caused many activists to promote the boycotting of Black Friday and Christmas spending to help raise awareness to and force an end to police violence. There has also been a rise in those protesting the election of Donald Trump by refusing to spend their money in stores that have associated themselves with the president-elect, all in response to his divisive views and incendiary language in his run to becoming the 45th president of the United States.

“When we’re talking about the economic shutdown, we’re talking about stopping corporations from getting our money, right? So, we’ve got to go to the stores that don’t care about us; don’t care about people of color,” said Carmen Perez, co-founder of the Justice League of New York.


'The fight is absolutely on'

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

Answers. That is what the wife, family, friends, the Nation of Islam and the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan are demanding in the mysterious and tragic death of Robert Dion Muhammad of Grand Rapids, Michigan just over two-years-ago.


A painful but unsurprising verdict in South Carolina

By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

COLUMBIA, S.C.—A mistrial was declared in the state murder case of Michael Slager, the White former North Charleston police officer accused of killing Walter Scott, an unarmed Black motorist stopped for a broken tail light in April 2015.


No charges in Charlotte shooting; no confi dence in justice system

By Andrea Muhammad -Final Call Contributor-

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—District Attorney R. Andrew Murray recently announced he would not file charges against Charlotte police officer Brentley Vinson after the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation concluded its investigation into the officer involved shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott.


The world and Cuba mark passing of Fidel Castro

By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro died in Havana Nov. 25. He was 90-years-old. The late leader was lauded by many as a rare and consequential person who impacted the world.


South African opposition leader challenges White economic power

By AP

JOHANNESBURG—A South African opposition leader challenged the country’s White minority in a speech reflecting frustration among many in the Black majority over a perceived lack of economic benefits since the end of apartheid.


Iranian warships deployed off Yemen coast after U.S. bombs Houthi targets

By RT.com

Iran has deployed a fleet of warships to the Gulf of Aden, the republic’s naval commander has confirmed. The deployment follows U.S. cruise missile strikes on Yemeni positions thought to be under Houthi rebel control.


Iran says UN chief's report on human rights lack credibility

By PressTV.com

Iran has rejected as flawed a recent report by the UN secretary general on the human rights situation in the country.


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.


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.


Calling You to BOYCOTT CHRISTMA$

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Let’s look at the money that the business people get for Christmas: All the holidays that America celebrates brings in a total of three-quarters of $1 trillion ($750 billion)—and $602.1 billion of this $750 billion pie comes in just two months, November and December, which makes up nearly 30 percent of a retailer’s annual sale.
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Statement from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on the passing of ‘El Comandante’ Fidel Castro

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

In my last conversation with Comandante Fidel Castro we were to have 20-minutes it lasted for a little over three-hours. And in the last 20-minutes I spoke to him about himself. » CONTINUE

Unity generates power to change reality

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

As it was during the time of President Roosevelt, it has been throughout the presidencies, up to President George Bush today. The government will never do for the poor of this nation until and unless we organize effectively to make the government respond to the needs of the poor. The burden is not on the White House; the burden is on us.
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Our Sentence In America Is Up: God Has Come For The Black Man And Woman

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

How long have we been here? We have served the “400 year” sentence—in a strange land, among a strange people who have afflicted us every day of those 400 years up until this very moment. So God has fulfilled His promise: He came. » CONTINUE

The Question of 'Integration' vs. 'Separation'

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

For some of us, the word "integration" conjures up a lot of the pictures of the "1960s" when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and so many of our Black leaders and a host of young men and women went into the streets and marched for integration.
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'If Satan Cast Out Satan, His House is Divided Against Himself; How Then Will His Kingdom Stand?'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

This is a very difficult subject for me to attempt to deliver to you. The promotional flier caused much consternation and upset. And I had many friends, whom I believe love me: They were upset, because they have a vested interest in Hillary Clinton becoming the next president of the United States. » CONTINUE

The Presence Of God And The Wisdom Of God To Conquer The World Of Satan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

You were taught by a liar and The Master of Lies, and you are now the purveyor of a religion that Jesus doesn’t know anything about. Jesus taught Freedom, Justice and Equality. He taught Life and, Truth. There was no lie in Jesus, or in the prophets. » CONTINUE

Come Out Of Her My People: A Declaration Of Independence

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

We must recognize that we are living under colonial status. What is a “colony”? It’s a separate condition where there is an aggregate of people with similar language, culture, history, but they are controlled from the outside. The Black community is controlled from the outside. » CONTINUE

The Birth Of A Nation

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Beloved pastors, my dear Christian family, I am so honored that you would honor us with your presence. We are your family and you are our family, and we will never let what is going on in the East drive a wedge between us in the West. We must be an example of how Muslims and Christians can live together in peace and brotherly love to accomplish the liberation of our people. » CONTINUE

Black Youth Marked For Death By U.S. Government

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Today, I asked to speak to the Youth Leadership that is called by the enemy, “gang leader.” I don’t like the term because it doesn’t properly describe you. So I will call you “youth leaders,” but I want to tell you today why the enemy refers to you as gangs and gang leaders. » CONTINUE