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Murder, violence and terror in Virginia

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

A troubled country, embattled president try to grapple with explosion of death, racial division and violence inside of America. James Alex Fields, Jr., an alleged White supremacist, has been charged... »

'We Need Minister Farrakhan In This Country!'

by Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor- | Aug 16, 2017 - 10:14:18 PM

Black activists in the United Kingdom are vowing not to be silent and are preparing to fight against what they argue is a blatant assault on the rights of that country’s Black citizens to decide their own destiny and determine for themselves who they have a right to listen to and seek guidance from. »

Court hearing of cop charged in deadly shooting draws protestors

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -The Final Call- | Aug 16, 2017 - 10:13:58 PM

CHICAGO—Police officer Jason Van Dyke who was charged for shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was taken to a pre-trial hearing at the Cook County Leighton Criminal Courthouse, Aug. 11. »

Will war of words between U.S., N. Korea lead to armed conflict?

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Aug 16, 2017 - 10:02:02 PM

Like clockwork, as his administration’s approval slipped to all-time lows, President Donald J. Trump managed to rattle his saber and utter bellicose nuclear threats toward the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, manufacturing a foreign crisis to attract political support and to draw attention away from his recent legislative failures. »

Storms bring rain, flooding to parts of United States

by AP | Aug 15, 2017 - 12:44:07 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Thunderstorms were forecast to bring another round of heavy rain to parts of western Oklahoma, and low-lying areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas were experiencing flooding due to thunderstorms. »

Body Cam Mistakes Or More Police Misconduct?

by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer- | Aug 14, 2017 - 2:42:45 PM

Since the Department of Justice investigated the Baltimore Police Department and concluded in August 2016 that the rights of Baltimore City residents, especially the Black ones, were routinely and repeatedly violated, both the city and the police department have been under fire. »

Trump, America: Where do things go from here?

by Askia Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad, Final Call Staffers | Aug 9, 2017 - 5:47:44 PM

WASHINGTON—If President Donald J. Trump—who has averaged 4.6 fabrications, misrepresentations, and lies each day since taking office—is to be believed, there is no chaos in his administration. Upheaval, bedlam maybe, freefall? »

'I'm not selling my soul': Baltimore woman rejects settlement

by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer- | Aug 9, 2017 - 5:39:49 PM

Since the Department of Justice investigated the Baltimore Police Department and concluded in August 2016 that the rights of Baltimore City residents, especially the Black ones, were routinely and repeatedly violated, both the city and the police department have been under fire. »

M.G.T. and G.C.C. triathlete's compete and inspire

by Final Call News | Aug 9, 2017 - 4:52:22 PM

In the open waters of the Pacific Ocean, at Hermosa Beach in Hermosa, Calif., two sisters from the Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization Class (M.G.T. & G.C.C.) were among a group of several hundred triathletes. »

Foundation awards low income scholarships

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Aug 7, 2017 - 9:15:57 PM

LOS ANGELES—Jashell Timmons has always loved children, so she beamed with joy after receiving a $1,000 college scholarship from the Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF), which puts her closer to realizing her dream of becoming a preschool teacher. »

Min. Farrakhan Banned in UK!

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Aug 7, 2017 - 1:48:50 PM

In a major attack on free speech and religious rights, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was denied the right to speak at Africa International Day of Action in London. »

Minister Farrakhan’s Message to The UK

by Final Call News | Aug 5, 2017 - 4:24:45 PM

On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the Council of Lambeth in London issued a permit to the "African International Day of Action 2017" who were commemorating their annual celebration on Saturday, Aug. 5, which denied the sponsors and their co-sponsor the Nation of Islam, the right to Broadcast a pre-recorded message from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

Imam roundtable highlights Black Muslim Psychology Conference

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 3, 2017 - 9:45:36 AM

PHILADELPHIA—Malcolm X said in 1964 that the problems facing Black people are “bigger than all other personal or organizational differences.” He went on to encourage Blacks to stop worrying about threats they think they pose to each other and concentrate on united efforts toward solving their unending hurt. »

Principles and practice of physical and spiritual defense

by Janiah X -Contributing Writer- | Aug 3, 2017 - 9:04:59 AM

ST. CHARLES, Ill.—Members of the Nation of Islam traveled from near and far to be part of the 22nd annual National Training Seminar held in St. Charles, Illinois, situated 40 miles west of Chicago. »

Federal oversight of police reform: functional or futile?

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Aug 2, 2017 - 1:09:48 PM

Controversial police officer-involved-shootings and other abuses across the country has spurred activists, grieving families and concerned citizens to continue the push for increased federal oversight in monitoring and enacting substantive changes in law enforcement practices on local levels. »

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