Editorials

No ‘Mistress’ Of Monticello

by Final Call News

The July announcement that the “living quarters” for Sally Hemings at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello plantation had been uncovered and were under restoration brought efforts to cover the Declaration of Independence... »

Losing Friendship And The Day Of America’s Downfall

by Final Call News | Jul 4, 2017 - 10:51:28 AM

America is in trouble. Her unpopular president and his unpopular policies are helping to lead her to ruin. Ironically, the aspects of President Trump’s policies and his personality that the world rejects are the very things that his hardcore supporters love—and he is unlikely to change. »

Hiding the truth about CIA secret prisons

by Final Call News | Jun 7, 2017 - 8:07:08 AM

While all things Russian, Putin and Trump dominate much of U.S. news coverage, another important aspect of U.S. history and policy is going largely unnoticed and may never see the light of day. »

Sad days, dark days and us killing us

by Final Call News | May 30, 2017 - 1:01:44 PM

There seems to be no end to the sorrow spread across America on a daily basis and the painful loss of Black life, whether at the hands of police officers or as Richard Collins III, a graduating student at Bowie State University in Maryland, was allegedly killed by a White student on the campus of the University of Maryland. »

Words Of Peace Amid The Winds Of War?

by Final Call News | May 23, 2017 - 1:02:21 PM

President Trump delivered important words to the world and Saudi Arabia when he said that the United States was not in the oil-rich nation to tell others how to live. »

Omarosa, the ADL and Farrakhan

by Final Call News | May 9, 2017 - 2:00:23 PM

If Omarosa is wise enough and honest enough to show respect for Minister Farrakhan and his work, she is doing this country and the White House a favor. »

Sex trafficking must be stopped - now!

by Final Call News | Apr 28, 2017 - 12:34:55 PM

Google “sex trafficking” and you should be highly disturbed and upset by what you will find. We need to separate myth from horrible reality—and end it right now. We don’t have time for denial, Black girls are under assault. »

Heartbreak And Carnage In America

by Final Call News | Apr 19, 2017 - 8:05:37 AM

The killing of 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. On Easter Sunday in Cleveland was beyond disturbing as the elderly Black man was shot to death and his alleged killer later uploaded the heinous act on Facebook. »

A Mouthpiece For A Menace Speaks

by Final Call News | Mar 14, 2017 - 2:40:15 PM

Ari Fleischer, via his @AriFleischer Twitter account in early March, retweeted a short video from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s account. “This man is a menace. Maybe his account was hacked,” Mr. Fleischer declared. »

The awful price of violence today and tomorrow

by Final Call News | Mar 9, 2017 - 11:00:03 AM

There was good news for six days in the city of Chicago: No one had been shot and killed. It’s sad that such a small window without a gun death was major news because it flew in the face of almost daily reports that someone in the third largest city in America lost life at the barrel of a gun. »

Days Of Division, Resistance And Deliverance

by Final Call News | Jan 24, 2017 - 6:47:09 PM

The 45th president of the United States has been sworn in and a relatively peaceful transfer of power has taken place. But the Divided State of America was clearly seen with the lack of attendance at the inauguration ceremony and literally millions who took to streets to protest the tenure of President Donald John Trump. »

The Weak Justice Dept. And Its Failures To Give Justice

by Final Call News | Jan 18, 2017 - 11:43:54 AM

As the Obama administration comes to a close, the Justice Dept. has issued its report on the Chicago Police Dept., and its pattern and practices, and constitutional violations of the rights of Blacks and Latinos. The findings are disgusting and disturbing but unsurprising. »

Hate crimes and an horrific video surfaces in Chicago

by Final Call News | Jan 11, 2017 - 9:53:10 AM

The images of a young man cowering in a corner while he is taunted, threatened and assaulted is beyond disturbing and has brought attention again to the city of Chicago where four young Blacks have been charged with kidnapping, assaulting and race-based crimes against a special needs young White male. »

The value of guidance in dark times

by Final Call News | Jan 3, 2017 - 2:33:29 PM

Whatever your spiritual or political persuasion, you could likely agree that these are dark times. Whether the issue is the level of violence, intractable poverty, confusion of leaders, sheer lack of morality and empathy or a type of manic, self-absorption that demands individual satisfaction no matter the cost, these are truly times that try the souls of men and women. »

We can't depend on others to protect Black women and girls

by Final Call News | Dec 29, 2016 - 9:23:03 AM

The worst thing about the indignity and brutality captured on the video of a White officer slamming a Black mother in Ft. Worth, Texas to the ground, then arresting her and her two daughters is that it was unsurprising. »

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No ‘Mistress’ Of Monticello

The July announcement that the “living quarters” for Sally Hemings...

Losing Friendship And The Day Of America’s Downfall

America is in trouble. Her unpopular president and his unpopular...

Hiding the truth about CIA secret prisons

While all things Russian, Putin and Trump dominate much of...

Sad days, dark days and us killing us

There seems to be no end to the sorrow spread...

Words Of Peace Amid The Winds Of War?

President Trump delivered important words to the world and Saudi...

Omarosa, the ADL and Farrakhan

If Omarosa is wise enough and honest enough to show...

Sex trafficking must be stopped - now!

Google “sex trafficking” and you should be highly disturbed and...

Heartbreak And Carnage In America

The killing of 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. On Easter Sunday...

A Mouthpiece For A Menace Speaks

Ari Fleischer, via his @AriFleischer Twitter account in early March,...

The awful price of violence today and tomorrow

There was good news for six days in the city...

Days Of Division, Resistance And Deliverance

The 45th president of the United States has been sworn...

The Weak Justice Dept. And Its Failures To Give Justice

As the Obama administration comes to a close, the Justice...