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Black Lives Matter-More Than Just A Debate Topic

by The Final Call

*Black voters and issues were given center stage in the 2016 presidential election for the first time during the recent Democratic Party debate in Charleston, S. C. Finally, it was... »

No justice for Tamir Rice, no faith in the system

by Final Call News | Dec 29, 2015 - 1:30:58 AM

With the decision not to indict officers in the killing of Tamir Rice in Cleveland Black people once again come face to face with what happens when you “respect the process” and “reserve judgment:” Nothing. »

A mistrial in Baltimore must not equal a missed chance for justice

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Dec 22, 2015 - 8:37:38 AM

In Baltimore a jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of Officer William Porter, who was charged with manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in the death of Freddie Gray. »

Embrace opportunity, not opportunism in Chicago

by Final Call News | Dec 8, 2015 - 1:01:42 PM

Chicago is on fire with a level of awareness, outrage and activism not seen since the heady days when the late Mayor Harold Washington was trying to reform a system and government rife with racism, patronage and corruption. »

Make America great again - for who?

by Final Call News | Nov 29, 2015 - 10:35:01 AM

When Donald Trump entered the race for the Republican Party nomination for president, the laughter was loud and long among the pundits and GOP establishment. The laughing is over now. »

Redistribute the Pain

by Final Call News | Nov 17, 2015 - 1:28:42 PM

'Tis almost the season to be jolly, especially corporations and merchants, but the laughter you are hearing doesn't note tidings of comfort and joy but product peddling profit seekers, who want to capitalize on your emotions and your insecurities. »

'Just Obey:' Predatory policing isn't just going away

by Final Call News | Nov 11, 2015 - 10:31:36 AM

The answer to predatory policing isn’t blind obedience to officers and extreme scrutiny of victims who suffer at the hands of officers. The answer is accountability and consequences, not public relations or videos of cops dancing the “Nay Nay.” »

Lessons from Augustus ‘Gus’ Savage

by The Final Call | Nov 4, 2015 - 2:10:47 PM

In American politics voices that cry out are often unwelcome and voices that cry out for the pain of Black America are certainly unwelcome, certainly targeted and certainly hated by those who are opposed to Black interests. »

Black America’s preeminent leader performs another miracle

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Oct 26, 2015 - 11:00:20 AM

A great teacher, mentor and the preeminent leader in Black America, Min. Farrakhan is consumed with nurturing and developing a new cadre of leaders inside and outside of the Nation of Islam. »

In search of the vicar of Christ and people of God

by FinalCall.com News | Oct 1, 2015 - 9:10:51 PM

Over one million people turned out to see Pope Francis in his visits to Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia. The 78-year-old religious leader came to the United States calling for greater concern for the poor, greater unity of purpose, greater compassion for immigrants and a greater witness to the power and message of Jesus. »

Misguided talk of misogyny

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Sep 24, 2015 - 9:37:29 AM

A snippet of an interview the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan conducted recently has sparked intense debate and been filed under headlines decrying misogyny—“dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women.” »

The Black Press and Black Self-Determination

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Sep 7, 2015 - 7:28:55 AM

Black newspapers from across the country had an incredible opportunity recently to enjoy an exclusive interaction with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam. »

A Message to the Black Professionals

by FinalCall.com News | Aug 24, 2015 - 10:45:35 AM

When the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan spoke to the National Dental Association in Chicago, the room for its annual civil rights luncheon was packed. Among the top professionals in Black America, some had thriving private practices, others worked for government or corporations. »

The false Farrakhan flag controversy

by FinalCall.com News | Jul 7, 2015 - 11:29:15 AM

Debate over the Confederate battle flag flying over official places in South Carolina has been a hot topic and lawmakers in the state Senate were working through measures aimed at banning the flag from flying over the State Capitol—but it was work. »

What does murder of 'Good people. Decent people. God-fearing people' demand?

by FinalCall.com News | Jun 30, 2015 - 10:36:22 AM

Recent words about forgiveness are devoid of describing the place that justice plays in bringing about healing and true forgiveness. The heart of the aggrieved wasn’t meant to suffer the stress of death and loss without a balm and that balm is the doing of justice. »

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Redistribute the Pain

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