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Independence Day for the Black Man and Woman

by Final Call News

The Independence Day celebrations are over. The barbeques are done. The flags are put away. America has marked another year of her sovereignty and her break with Great Britain to... »

What About Jessica?

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Jun 28, 2016 - 9:19:05 PM

Murder is a horrible thing but some killings are so gruesome, so wanton that they elicit a special brand of shock, horror, pain and dismay. The brutal and public killing of a young mother on a Chicago subway train is an infuriating horror story. »

Carnage In Two Cities And A War On Two Fronts

by Final Call News | Jun 7, 2016 - 11:20:36 AM

Running for your life has to be one of the most terrifying experiences that a person can have. Imagine the heart pumping fear, adrenaline pulsing through the veins, panicked prayers and hope for someone, anyone to help. »

The Protocol For A New Black Man And Return To God-Hood

by Final Call News | May 18, 2016 - 1:42:01 PM

In a powerful message delivered at Mosque Maryam, the center for the retraining of the Black Man and Woman and a house devoted to the work of the Messiah and the Great Mahdi, Dr. Wesley Muhammad explored and explained the efforts to destroy the masculinity of the Black man and to feminize the Black man »

Sowing seeds of rage

by Final Call News | May 3, 2016 - 10:29:03 AM

Just over a year ago, The Final Call newspaper published its first cover story about unrest in Baltimore. The headline read, “Black pain, Black rage!” and attempted to tell the story of what was underneath unrest that exploded in the city. »

Police Surveillance Of Protest Groups: A Problem We Can’t Afford

by Final Call News | Apr 13, 2016 - 12:54:09 PM

Arrests may be down and killings may be up, but the Chicago Police Department has been diligently spying on groups that have the audacity to exercise their so-called democratic right to protest and their civic duty to hold elected officials accountable. »

An Unhappy Anniversary

by Final Call News | Apr 5, 2016 - 11:34:00 PM

This year marked the 48th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and included remembrances and writings that paid tribute to the drum major for justice and civil rights movement martyr. »

An Enemy Disagreeable To Live With In Peace And Our Self-InflIicted Wounds

by Final Call News | Apr 5, 2016 - 10:56:02 AM

Revelations that the Nixon administration fostered the War On Drugs as a way to neutralize political enemies seen in Black America and the counter culture hippie movement during the 1960s and 1970s barely brought a reaction from Black leaders and Black organizations. »

America’s Failing Democracy

by Final Call News | Mar 30, 2016 - 10:44:02 AM

The United States has tried to export and bludgeon nations into accepting her version of democracy. But the death of a system corrupted by big money, special interests and obstacles to the basic right to vote is on display in 2016 runs for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations. »

Stop Hiding Behind Lies—A Challenge To The ADL

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Mar 24, 2016 - 11:37:54 AM

Jonathan Greenblatt, the national director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, has started his new tenure playing the ADL’s old, tired track falsely painting the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan as a bigot and an anti-Semite. »

Nation Of Islam Responds To Recent ADL Anti-Semitism Claim

by Attorney Ava Muhammad | Mar 16, 2016 - 9:46:05 AM

Over the years, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has been headlined as an “extremist,” especially as it relates to Jewish people, the economy, and American politics. Recently, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told members of the Republican Jewish Coalition that he did not want their money, a sentiment long-shared by Minister Farrakhan. »

Defending Farrakhan In 2016

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Mar 2, 2016 - 10:03:10 AM

Some of the latest slime was thrown by columnist Mary Mitchell of the Chicago Sun-Times, who took great umbrage at the fact that Min. Farrakhan said the Fruit of Islam, the men of the Nation of Islam, would protect singer Beyoncé after cops threatened not to protect her. »

Black Lives Matter-More Than Just A Debate Topic

by The Final Call | Jan 21, 2016 - 11:45:40 AM

*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 admitted in a big way that Black Voters Matter when it comes to who will capture the White House in the fall. »

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. »

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What About Jessica?

Murder is a horrible thing but some killings are so...

Independence Day for the Black Man and Woman

The Independence Day celebrations are over. The barbeques are done....

Carnage In Two Cities And A War On Two Fronts

Running for your life has to be one of the...

The Protocol For A New Black Man And Return To God-Hood

In a powerful message delivered at Mosque Maryam, the center...

Sowing seeds of rage

Just over a year ago, The Final Call newspaper published...

Police Surveillance Of Protest Groups: A Problem We Can’t Afford

Arrests may be down and killings may be up, but...

An Unhappy Anniversary

This year marked the 48th anniversary of the death of...

America’s Failing Democracy

The United States has tried to export and bludgeon nations...

An Enemy Disagreeable To Live With In Peace And Our Self-InflIicted Wounds

Revelations that the Nixon administration fostered the War On Drugs...

Stop Hiding Behind Lies—A Challenge To The ADL

Jonathan Greenblatt, the national director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation...

Nation Of Islam Responds To Recent ADL Anti-Semitism Claim

Over the years, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has been...

Defending Farrakhan In 2016

Some of the latest slime was thrown by columnist Mary...

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