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by Starla Muhammad @simplystarla23 Managing Editor

CHICAGO—Not mincing words, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan issued a direct challenge to those members of the Jewish community and others who continue hurling false and erroneous charges that he... »

Fed by a message of truth at Mosque Maryam

by Nation of Islam | Nov 20, 2018 - 12:59:39 PM

CHICAGO—Mosque Maryam was filled to capacity with Muslims and guests eager to hear from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, fresh off his trip from the Islamic Republic of Iran. The 30-degree chill surrounding the property belied the heat Min. Farrakhan generated inside as he once again called his enemies out to a showdown. »

Minister Farrakhan in Tehran, Iran

by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Nov 14, 2018 - 10:32:40 AM

The latest of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan's visit to Tehran, Iran in a speech to students at Tehran University November 4 and press conference, November 8. »

Statement from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan regarding his trip to Iran and message to Iran and America

by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Nov 14, 2018 - 9:16:41 AM

TEHRAN, Iran - I am not and have never been an enemy to America, nor the people of America. However, I love America enough to speak unpleasant truths. »

Akron cop accused of online threat against Minister Farrakhan suspended with pay

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 14, 2018 - 9:13:37 AM

An Akron police officer is on paid leave while an internal investigation is underway for an offensive message he is accused of posting to his private Facebook page that threatened Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

More congressional clashes and D.C. gridlock on the horizon

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Nov 14, 2018 - 9:02:43 AM

WASHINGTON—While the name Donald J. Trump did not appear on a single U.S. ballot Nov. 6, 2018, “Trump-ism” was clearly on voters’ minds when they went to the polls. »

The aftermath America’s midterm mayhem and mess

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Nov 14, 2018 - 9:01:12 AM

In what is generally regarded as a pointed rebuke of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s stewardship of the United States over the past two years, the Democratic Party swept into power in the House of Representatives. »

Inaugural ‘We Buy Black Convention’ in Atlanta Nov. 16-17

by Final Call News | Nov 13, 2018 - 12:24:58 AM

The inaugural We Buy Black Convention will be like no other! It’s time we clearly identify and remove our dollars from products and services that disrespect and devalue our community, replace them with reputable and amazing Black-owned brands, and rebuild the life and community we want to see. »

Neither healed nor whole Caravan brings free water and attention back to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Mich.

by Katrina Muhammad @katrinamuhammad | Nov 12, 2018 - 8:34:12 AM

FLINT, Mich.—It has been over four years since a stunning and heartbreaking water crisis in this hardscrabble town made national and international headlines. But the Flint Water Crisis publicized across America is yet to be resolved. »

Will Trump’s rhetoric continue fanning flames of division after mid-terms?

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Nov 12, 2018 - 8:03:14 AM

His speeches where he has campaigned all but full-time the last few weeks, have been laced with warnings about “left-wing mobs” and a migrant “invasion.” They have inflamed passions, energizing conservatives—the older and less educated White males and females that constitute his base of supporters. »

Black residents rattled, angered in aftermath of fatal shootings near Louisville

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Nov 10, 2018 - 9:32:52 AM

News that a White gunman shot and killed two Black victims who were minding their own business in a Louisville, Kentucky, suburb has left African Americans there angered, apprehensive and grasping for answers. »

Lawsuit filed by family of man killed by Dallas cop

by Jihad Hassan Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 10, 2018 - 9:30:27 AM

DALLAS—A lawsuit stating “Officer Guyger was ill-trained, and as a result, defaulted to the defective Dallas Police Department policy: to use deadly force even when there exists no immediate threat of harm to themselves or others,” was filed Oct. 26 by the family of Botham Shem Jean. Mr. Jean was the unarmed Black man killed in his apartment on Sept. 6 by Amber Guyger, a White woman, and former Dallas police officer. »

Emotions run high in latest hearing for Mumia Abu Jamal

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 10, 2018 - 9:25:16 AM

PHILADELPHIA—Maureen Faulkner, the widow of slain police officer Daniel Faulkner, was ordered out of the courtroom during a court hearing in the appeal case of Mumia Abu Jamal during an emotional day of proceedings. »

Angola Prison plaintiffs in federal lawsuit alleging medical neglect await verdict

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Nov 9, 2018 - 9:14:08 PM

The Angola State Prison has earned the reputation of being the most notorious prison in Louisiana, which itself has the dubious distinction of being called the incarceration capital of the world. »

Ferguson activist wants the truth about the death of her son and vows to get it

by Janiah Adams and J.A. Salaam | Nov 6, 2018 - 7:52:35 AM

SPANISH LAKE, Mo.—Two weeks after the troubling death of 24-year-old Danye Dion Jones, his family and friends were seeking answers to questions about what actually happened to him. »

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Come On Out

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