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The Farrakhan of Rap? The Gods of Hip Hop, Reloaded

by Iman Muhammad Ali -Guest Columnist-

In less than 24 hours Jay Electronica's declaration that he’s “The Farrakhan of Rap and I get it from The Wheel,” was the bomb dropped that has now erected a... »

The SD2014 Concert & Comedy Show

by Digital.FinalCall.com | Mar 21, 2014 - 9:18:45 AM

The Saviours' Day 2014 Concert and Comedy Show featured a host of talented artists headlined by the AKNU and Hip-Hop Duo AK47. It was a fun-filled memorable evening at Detroit's COBO Convention Center February 21, 2014. »

Raisin in the Sun back in Chicago!

by FinalCall.com News | Jan 6, 2014 - 3:25:42 PM

CHICAGO - Mahdi Theatre Company presents A Raisin in the Sun, a classic story written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Margaret Mahdi to be held at DuSable Museum of African American History. »

'Black Coffee hits theaters Jan. 10

by Toure Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jan 6, 2014 - 3:16:01 PM

CHICAGO - The Internet is buzzing about “Black Coffee” a new movie hitting select theaters Jan. 10 starring Darrin Dewitt Henson, Lamman Rucker, Erica Hubbard, Gabrielle Dennis and Christian Keyes. »

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Jan 1, 2014 - 3:29:06 PM

CHICAGO - One of the most recognizable figures on the Earth is Muhammad Ali. While many have heard his name and been told of his exploits in the ring, do you truly know his story? »

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The Exploitation of Black Athletes

by Everett L. Glenn -NNPA Special Contributor- | Dec 30, 2013 - 12:59:51 PM

WASHINGNTON (NNPA) - Under its television deal, each Big-10 university will receive $24.6 million annually. The Pac-12′s new television deal will pay each member $22 million a year. Each member of the Big 12 will get $20 million and ACC universities will receive $17 million when each academic year kicks off. »

Farrakhan to Kanye West: Don't Bow to Jewish Pressure!

by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Dec 14, 2013 - 9:01:00 PM

During Pt. 49 of his weekly "Time and What Must Be Done Series" Minister Farrakhan commented on the harassment of Hip Hop artist Kanye West by the Jewish extremist, Abraham Foxman. »

Mandela, apartheid and cultural revolution

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Dec 11, 2013 - 10:38:19 AM

Artistic expressions, especially in music, were important components in bringing global awareness to the plight of Black South African people. It helped make Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC) and apartheid household words by shedding light on the atrocities leveled against the Black majority by the White-ruling minority. »

Celebrity accountability: Should it matter to Black America?

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Nov 19, 2013 - 11:08:53 AM

Star power, social responsibility and controversy surfaced again over a partnership between hip hop entrepreneur Jay Z aka Shawn Carter and a high end store accused of racially profiling customers and rapper-businessman Kanye West's appropriation of the Confederate Stars and Bars flag for a clothing line. »

Big league problems: Ugly side of NFL exposed in Miami Dolphins scandal

by Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- | Nov 13, 2013 - 9:21:52 AM

Voicemail rants and e-mails directed at a Black player for the Miami Dolphins opened Pandora’s Box on an ugly side of life inside the $35 billion industry known as the National Football League. »

Selling Out Black College Football to Make a Buck

by George E. Curry -NNPA Columnist- | Oct 30, 2013 - 11:53:22 AM

There’s only one reason our HBCUs schedule games against schools whose head coaches make more than their entire athletic budgets: they earn a big payday, even if that means being publicly humiliated along the way. »

12 Years A Slave: Depravity, Denial and Truth

by Richard B. Muhammad -Editor- | Sep 20, 2013 - 8:59:19 AM

The movie 12 Years A Slave tells a harrowing and disturbing tale. It should: The movie is about a free Black man, tricked, kidnapped and sold into slavery. It’s due for release in October but a recent showing at the Toronto Film Festival shocked some so much that they left the theater. »

'12 Years A Slave' major film to debut in October

by Richard Muhammad | Aug 19, 2013 - 4:54:01 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. - Legendary actress Alfre Woodard and the director of a new movie, “12 Years A Slave,” set for release in October, screened clips of the fi lm and spoke with Black media professionals at the recent National Association of Black Journalists convention here. »

Rappin’ on another level

by Janiah X | Aug 14, 2013 - 11:44:23 AM

Just like others who may come into the Nation of Islam, Brother Tadar Muhammad’s, outlet was weed before rap. It was a way to let go of everything. »

Shakespeare comes to Harlem, and Harlem comes to Shakespeare!

by FinalCall.com News | Aug 2, 2013 - 10:54:28 AM

NEW YORK - The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones), presents the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Artistic Associate Justin Emeka. »

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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'Black Coffee hits theaters Jan. 10

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Raisin in the Sun back in Chicago!

CHICAGO - Mahdi Theatre Company presents A Raisin in the...

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: The Exploitation of Black Athletes

WASHINGNTON (NNPA) - Under its television deal, each Big-10 university...

Mandela, apartheid and cultural revolution

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Big league problems: Ugly side of NFL exposed in Miami Dolphins scandal

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