Editorials

Don't mention Louis Farrakhan's name in concert with murderers or accused murderers

by Richard B. Muhammad

The news cycle April 14 was filled with reports of the murders of three people in Overland Park, Kan., that we condemn and all self-respecting and civilized people would repudiate.... »

Sports, statements and racial reality

by Final Call Editor-In-Chief
Richard B. Muhammad | Apr 3, 2014 - 9:22:05 AM

The Black Twitterverse exploded and off-line discussions erupted when quotes from an interview with basketball great Kobe Bryant in The New Yorker magazine came out. »

Dangerous, Black and under 11-years-old

by FinalCall.com News | Mar 31, 2014 - 5:59:31 PM

Boys will be boys and girls will be girls—except when it comes to Black children in America and research once again verifies that sad fact. New scientific evidence verifies the well-known reality that age doesn't matter when it comes to the treatment of Black children by law enforcement and authorities. »

The Final Call: The First 35 Years

by Final Call Editor-In-Chief
Richard B. Muhammad | Mar 17, 2014 - 12:03:31 PM

Anniversaries mean something and can denote purpose, staying power, commitment, relevance or unrelenting determination to stay alive. »

Lessons from Black History

by FinalCall.com News | Feb 12, 2014 - 2:40:13 PM

February is designated Black History Month and should be a time when we make a special effort, not the only effort, to focus on lessons from history and apply those lessons to our ongoing struggle. It is not only a chance to celebrate, but a time to reflect and a time to honor those who forged a way for us. »

A world enslaved

by FinalCall.com News | Feb 5, 2014 - 10:57:10 AM

Facts can be stubborn and troubling things: It is a fact that the gap between the super-rich and everyone else is growing. This should disturb anyone concerned about justice, peace or mere survival. »

When Hell freezes over ...

by FinalCall.com News | Jan 28, 2014 - 10:15:52 AM

The proverbial phrase when "Hell Freezes Over" became a reality when Hell, Mich., some sixty miles from Detroit reached -4 degrees and as low as -27 degrees. »

A sign of troubling times?

by FinalCall.com News | Jan 22, 2014 - 8:55:53 AM

Just a couple weeks into the New Year comes an incident that raises concerns, questions and fears about what Black folks can expect in 2014 and the climate in the country. »

Fighting a true War on Poverty

by FinalCall.com News | Jan 16, 2014 - 5:00:37 PM

It was 50 years ago in January that President Lyndon B. Johnson announced the time had come to wage a War on Poverty. His presidential declaration was followed up with more support for programs that assassinated President John F. Kennedy had created to tackle problems of hunger, job training and job creation. »

New possibility for a New Year?

by FinalCall.com News | Jan 1, 2014 - 10:30:34 AM

It’s the time of year where resolutions and declarations are made and the promise of change comes to the forefront of minds and lips. Many shun New Year's resolutions and reject attaching much importance to linking change to change in the Gregorian calendar. »

Editorial: What is a Black life worth?

by FinalCall.com News | Dec 24, 2013 - 10:40:29 AM

Black suffering in America is not new, but this year seemed to bring an abundance of pain, death and disrespect. Sadly loss of life occurred at the hands of those outside of the Black community and in our assaults on one another. Dying at the hands of our open enemy and the children of those who brought us here to work us to death is not new. »

Mis-defining Madiba

by Richard B. Muhammad | Dec 12, 2013 - 9:29:28 AM

Nelson Mandela, the beloved freedom fighter, onetime political prisoner and president of South Africa, has departed this life. We thank Allah (God) for his life, his yet unfinished work and our challenge is to complete his task. »

Honoring Nelson Mandela

by FinalCall.com News | Dec 5, 2013 - 8:45:08 PM

Nelson Mandela is one of the towering figures of our time: A leader in South Africa’s freedom struggle who was banned for his activity, jailed for 27 years for his politics and a man who gained worldwide acclaim. »

Black and Blue Friday:Seasonal madness begins

by FinalCall.com News | Dec 4, 2013 - 4:39:39 PM

'Tis the season for bullets and bruises as Black Friday ushered in a spending frenzy and its brother, widespread fighting and violence. Seeking to get their piece of an estimated $600 billion expected to be spent between now and Dec. 25, retailers opened their doors on Thanksgiving Day and tried to lure customers into their business lairs. »

Do we love Black women?

by FinalCall.com News | Nov 27, 2013 - 2:41:23 PM

A major tenet of the teachings of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam is respect for and protection of the Black woman. »

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Don't mention Louis Farrakhan's name in concert with murderers or accused murderers

The news cycle April 14 was filled with reports of...

Sports, statements and racial reality

The Black Twitterverse exploded and off-line discussions erupted when quotes...

Dangerous, Black and under 11-years-old

Boys will be boys and girls will be girls—except when...

The Final Call: The First 35 Years

Anniversaries mean something and can denote purpose, staying power, commitment,...

Lessons from Black History

February is designated Black History Month and should be a...

A world enslaved

Facts can be stubborn and troubling things: It is a...

When Hell freezes over ...

The proverbial phrase when "Hell Freezes Over" became a reality...

A sign of troubling times?

Just a couple weeks into the New Year comes an...

Fighting a true War on Poverty

It was 50 years ago in January that President Lyndon...

New possibility for a New Year?

It’s the time of year where resolutions and declarations are...

Editorial: What is a Black life worth?

Black suffering in America is not new, but this year...

Honoring Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela is one of the towering figures of our...

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