Perspectives Minister Farrakhan and Monroe, La., a city of lynching
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan recently graced the city of Monroe, Louisiana, with his presence. The Minister’s visit to the commencement exercises of Grambling University, a historically Black university, brought him to the Monroe area.
Updated Jan 10, 2018 - 2:11:07 PM
Perspectives Pentagon acknowledges UFOs, but still hides the truth
Pentagon officials recently released information acknowledging its involvement in studying and monitoring UFOs amidst waves of sightings across America. While many may be surprised, those who follow the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan can share what the government will never fully admit to the public.
Updated Jan 1, 2018 - 2:40:20 PM
Editorials Jelani Cobb and his Twitter buck dance
Buck dancing: A type of folksy tap or soft-shoe dance common in the southern U.S. states during the slave era. Performers incorporated buck dancing into “cooning” shows, where a black person (or white person in blackface) would dance and sing for a white audience's enjoyment.
Updated Dec 19, 2017 - 2:47:32 PM
Perspectives New book offers glimpse into the Motherland and beyond
Known throughout the African world as Brother Akbar, his intimate familiarity with so, so many of the exotic boat rides, or dirt roads leading from one destination to another once you’ve reached the continent is also spiced with horror stories in airports in Western capitals.
Updated Dec 19, 2017 - 2:43:09 PM
NOI Prison Reform NOI Prison Reform Ministry's work and fight for Mumia
The Nation of Islam Delaware Valley Prison Ministry has been at the forefront and instrumental in advocating for justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal. The political prisoner and activist is serving a life sentence for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981.
Updated Dec 12, 2017 - 10:29:34 AM
Perspectives Why Robert Mugabe Is Hated
White supremacy came to Zimbabwe through Cecil Rhodes and the territory subsequently was named Rhodesia after him in 1895. All that remains of him now is the Cecil Rhodes Scholarship which was dedicated to promoting European excellence and control over African land and resources.
Updated Nov 28, 2017 - 10:31:47 PM
Editorials 'Separate, hostile and unequal'
When writer Andrew Hacker looked at race and reality in America, he reached a telling and almost prophetic conclusion. Inside the United States, he wrote, there were “Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.”
Updated Nov 22, 2017 - 10:56:31 AM
Perspectives Africa Sustainable Development Report Launched During Africa Week
Since its 2010 launch Africa Week has evolved to focus on a wide range of African development priorities. This year’s UN supported Africa Week included the launching of the 2017 Africa Sustainable Development Report, at the African Union Mission on East 47th Street, in New York.
Updated Nov 9, 2017 - 8:01:06 AM
Perspectives Did the FBI just declare war on Black people?
While White men are beating Black men on the streets of Charlottesville, while a “lone” White wolf is shooting people from the Mandalay Bay Hotel and while the word “terrorist” is hardly used to describe these men, the FBI, has thought up a new way to oppress Black people.
Updated Oct 24, 2017 - 12:34:06 PM