Minister Farrakhan talks to clergy about uplifting Jesus, rejecting Santa, rejecting holiday spending and importance of a Xmas buying boycott CHICAGO - For Pastor David Woods of Mt. Pilgrim M.B.... »
Outrage starts at Missouri, spreads across country as fed up Black students rebel against White supremacy and mistreatment in higher education.
For students at Missouri, the personnel change is a beginning but their demands and their concerns remain unmet. In addition, it is not only feeling unwanted or unwelcome that is the problem. Now there is acute awareness they are unsafe.
The racial blowback from the Wolfe resignation was swift, and not limited to Mizzou. Threats to kill Black students at Mizzou showed up on Yik Yak, a social media app, and threats were leveled at students halfway across the country at Howard University, a historic Black school in Washington, D.C. Then a swastika appeared on the campus of Bowie State University, a historically Black institution in Maryland.
We are asking our people to uplift Jesus Christ and demonstrate the love, honor and respect we claim to feel for One who gave himself entirely for our Salvation. Thus, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has declared: “Up with Jesus, Down with Santa!” »
When Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan declared that the Justice Or Else! movement would wage an economic boycott to redistribute the pain Blacks suffer in America, many understood and moved out on his call. Others wondered, could a Christmas spending boycott benefit Black people? »
A night of violence and mayhem in Paris and six simultaneous acts of coordinated violence, using bombs and automatic weapons, killed 129 people and injured hundreds more, according to officials. »
WASHINGTON - Dozens of organizations, including the International ANSWER Coalition, American Muslims for Palestine, the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee, Code Pink, Jewish Voices for Peace, RootsAction and the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, made known their opposition to the recent visit to Washington of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. »
CHICAGO - A heavy sadness filled the sanctuary of Saint Sabina Catholic Church on the South Side, just a few blocks away from where 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was brutally gunned down a little over a week prior. »
CHICAGO - Melia Maria Farrakhan, a granddaughter of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, was remembered for her humor, her smile, her loyalty during recent funeral services and a gathering of family and friends. »
LOS ANGELES - More than 1,000 family members, friends and admirers filled Holman United Methodist Church to celebrate the life, legacy and works of Emeritus Minister Abdul Wazir Muhammad. »
Under the banner #BlackWomenMatter, a coalition of activists led by OKC Artists for Justice plans to peacefully protest against Daniel Holtzclaw near the Oklahoma County District Court. »
BALTIMORE - Antoin Quarles stood at the podium erect and proud. He was dressed in his burgundy cap and gown, adorned like his 68 fellow graduates gathered in a room at the University of Baltimore for their special day. »
A large group of Nation of Islam members converged on Grand Rapids, Mich., to demand the U.S. Justice Department open a full and complete inquiry into the questionable investigation surrounding the suspicious death of one of its members. »
ST. LOUIS—When Black students at the University of Missouri came together to force the resignation of university president Tim Wolfe, and the university chancellor, it was the culmination of years of complaints about the problem of racism at the school. »
The people have spoken, and they have elected Marcus Muhammad mayor of Benton Harbor. Capturing 60 percent of the vote, Mr. Muhammad defeated incumbent mayor James Hightower in a hard fought and often contentious election. »
Activists from the Anonymous group have released a list of hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan (KKK) sympathizers on the internet. The group said the data dump was a “form of resistance against the violence and intimidation tactics” used by members of KKK groups throughout history. »