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'All night, all day, we will fight for Freddie Gray'

by Askia Muhammad, Nisa Islam Muhammad, Charles Robinson and Shawn Massie

In Baltimore youth, police battle in streets. Destruction hits after death of another Black male. BALTIMORE - From Staten Island, to Ferguson, to Cleveland, to North Charleston, S.C., now to... »

A new woman, a new world

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Apr 21, 2015 - 9:06:27 AM

Thousands of women hear powerful message from Min. Farrakhan on their value, their gifts and the vital role in the survival of Black America. »

'Root of rebellion is violent police department'

by Richard B. Muhammad | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:18:24 AM

Baltimore police officers were pelted with rocks, bottles, and planks, patrol cars trashed as news outlets broadcast the unrest live and streamed unfolding events in real time—shortly after Freddie Gray was laid to rest. »

Town hall meeting focuses on response to South Carolina shootings

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:13:06 AM

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.—Black Lives Matter of Charleston and Black Lawyers for Justice recently organized a town hall and “Evidentiary Hearing on Policing, Race and Injustice in South Carolina” in the continued aftermath of the police slaying of Walter Scott in early April. »

Little optimism as Cleveland cop tried for manslaughter

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:12:48 AM

A judge denied defense attorneys’ requests to acquit a White Cleveland police officer charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter for his part in killing 30-year-old Melissa Williams and 43-year-old Timothy Russell, who are Black. »

Mike Brown's family files wrongful death lawsuit

by J.A. Salaam | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:10:41 AM

FERGUSON, Mo. - Last August, 18-year-old Mike Brown Jr. was shot by a White officer and his body lay in the hot sun for four-and-a-half hours. Former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot the teen multiple times, was not charged with a crime and a highly militarized police force, the National Guard, a federal probe, protests, clashes and uprisings captured world attention. »

Memphis, Mississippi work to Save Our Girls

by Donna Muhammad | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:08:24 AM

MEMPHIS—Three weeks prior to the historic “Save Our Girls: A Nation can Rise no Higher than its Woman” event hosted by M.G.T. and G.C.C. of the Nation of Islam both nationally and internationally and featuring a keynote address by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, sisters spread the word throughout the metropolitan area of Memphis and into the far reaches of the Mississippi Delta. »

#SaveOurGirls: Rain fails to dampen spirit in ‘The Big Easy’

by Rhodesia Muhammad | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:07:14 AM

New Orleans - Muhammad Mosque No. 46 of the Nation of Islam along with other mosques across the Nation adhered to the call to action from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan to “Save Our Girls” on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 9 a.m. »

A woman's worth resonates in Montgomery

by Anisah Muhammad | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:05:35 AM

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—The sisters in Montgomery, Alabama are high off of the message received by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on April 18 and were inspired by all of the women who spoke, the videos and demonstrations that broadcast live from Nation of Islam headquarters in Chicago as part of the Save Our Girls program. »

#SaveOurGirls: Encouragement fostered in Denver

by LaTasha Muhammad | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:04:14 AM

DENVER - The Mighty M.G.T and G.C.C. of Denver, Colorado gathered together on a glorious morning at The Mile High Youth Corps to get ready to hear a most critical message from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

California’s ‘Big One’ could trigger super cycle of destructive quakes—study

by | Apr 28, 2015 - 8:01:47 AM

A major earthquake—the Big One—is statistically almost certain in California in the coming decades, and there is even worse news below the ground: it is likely to be followed by a series of similar-sized temblors, according to a leading seismologist. »

Save Our Girls: Women in the classroom of God

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Apr 21, 2015 - 10:51:54 AM

MOSQUE MARYAM - Excitement and anticipation filled the air as Muslim women put righteousness, civilization, high science, unity and sisterhood on display during the unprecedented and special Save Our Girls: A Nation Can Rise No Higher Than Its Woman class at the Nation of Islam’s flagship mosque. The historic meeting was designed to offer guidance and solutions to problems plaguing the Black community. »

In the U.S. and abroad: A day for Supreme Wisdom and sisterhood

by News | Apr 21, 2015 - 10:45:29 AM

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The women of Muhammad Mosque No. 38 hosted women and girls for a powerful message from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, titled “Save Our Girls” on a recent special Saturday. »

Sister of man killed by police: He was rebuilding his life

by AP | Apr 21, 2015 - 10:39:45 AM

CLEVELAND - A man killed in a hail of police gunfire after a high-speed chase 2 1/2 years ago struggled with addictions and mental illness but was trying to fix his life, his sister testified at the voluntary manslaughter trial of a Cleveland police officer. »

National Guard called Ferguson protesters 'enemy forces' - report

by | Apr 21, 2015 - 10:37:59 AM

At the height of mass protests last year in Ferguson, Missouri, the state’s National Guard referred to demonstrators as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to internal documents obtained by CNN. »


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