By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Murder, violence and terror in Virginia

A troubled country, embattled president try to grapple with explosion of death, racial division and violence inside of America.

James Alex Fields, Jr., an alleged White supremacist, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of an anti-racist demonstrator and injuries to 19 others during a weekend “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Heather Heyer, 32, died at the scene. Some of the other victims were still in critical condition at press time. State troopers Jay Cullen and Burke Bates died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the protests.

Using a car as a weapon has become a common tactic among those described as Islamic terrorists, now the tactic appears to have been deployed by White Righters in America. The Justice Dept., has promised a full investigation as local authority pursue charges. Not many are confident, however, that there will be a proper federal response. » FULL STORY

White Supremacy: America's Original Sin

By Final Call News

Many may feel comfortable condemning the Alt-Right, neo- Nazis, Klans-men and White Supremacists who gathered in Charlottesville, Va., but the true problem is America’s underlying cancer of White Supremacy etched into the DNA of this nation.


'We Need Minister Farrakhan In This Country!'

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

Black activists in the United Kingdom are vowing not to be silent and are preparing to fight against what they argue is a blatant assault on the rights of that country’s Black citizens to decide their own destiny and determine for themselves who they have a right to listen to and seek guidance from.


Court hearing of cop charged in deadly shooting draws protestors

By Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -The Final Call-

CHICAGO—Police officer Jason Van Dyke who was charged for shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was taken to a pre-trial hearing at the Cook County Leighton Criminal Courthouse, Aug. 11.


Will war of words between U.S., N. Korea lead to armed conflict?

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

Like clockwork, as his administration’s approval slipped to all-time lows, President Donald J. Trump managed to rattle his saber and utter bellicose nuclear threats toward the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, manufacturing a foreign crisis to attract political support and to draw attention away from his recent legislative failures.


'I'm not selling my soul': Baltimore woman rejects settlement

By Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer-

Since the Department of Justice investigated the Baltimore Police Department and concluded in August 2016 that the rights of Baltimore City residents, especially the Black ones, were routinely and repeatedly violated, both the city and the police department have been under fire.


Murder, violence and terror in Virginia

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

A troubled country, embattled president try to grapple with explosion of death, racial division and violence inside of America.

James Alex Fields, Jr., an alleged White supremacist, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of an anti-racist demonstrator and injuries to 19 others during a weekend “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va.

Heather Heyer, 32, died at the scene. Some of the other victims were still in critical condition at press time. State troopers Jay Cullen and Burke Bates died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the protests.

Using a car as a weapon has become a common tactic among those described as Islamic terrorists, now the tactic appears to have been deployed by White Righters in America. The Justice Dept., has promised a full investigation as local authority pursue charges. Not many are confident, however, that there will be a proper federal response.


'We Need Minister Farrakhan In This Country!'

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

Black activists in the United Kingdom are vowing not to be silent and are preparing to fight against what they argue is a blatant assault on the rights of that country’s Black citizens to decide their own destiny and determine for themselves who they have a right to listen to and seek guidance from.


Court hearing of cop charged in deadly shooting draws protestors

By Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -The Final Call-

CHICAGO—Police officer Jason Van Dyke who was charged for shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was taken to a pre-trial hearing at the Cook County Leighton Criminal Courthouse, Aug. 11.


Will war of words between U.S., N. Korea lead to armed conflict?

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

Like clockwork, as his administration’s approval slipped to all-time lows, President Donald J. Trump managed to rattle his saber and utter bellicose nuclear threats toward the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, manufacturing a foreign crisis to attract political support and to draw attention away from his recent legislative failures.


Storms bring rain, flooding to parts of United States

By AP

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Thunderstorms were forecast to bring another round of heavy rain to parts of western Oklahoma, and low-lying areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas were experiencing flooding due to thunderstorms.


Death toll in Venezuelan unrest climbs

By Jorge Rueda and Christine Armario

CARACAS, Venezuela - Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from months of unrest to 100 on July 27.


UK police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire

By

LONDON — British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London.


Venezuela vows to continue with new congress despite U.S. threats

By PressTV.com

The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to go ahead with its plans for a new congress despite the U.S.’ “brutal interventionist” threats of economic sanctions.


U.S. created Daesh, allowed regional states to fund terror group: Nasrallah

By RT.com

The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says the U.S. created the Daesh terrorists (also known as ISIS) and gave regional states the green light to fund and support the Takfiri militant group.


Farrakhan To Address UK Audience

By Trevon Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

LONDON—An historic event for the Black community in Britain is coming Aug. 5 when the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan will speak directly to the United Kingdom for the first time since 2002.


Africa Among Top 10 Fastest Growing Markets For Air Travel

By GIN

(GIN)—Airline industry and ministry officials attending Aviation Festival Africa and Airports Show Africa heard some good news and some not so good news.


Housing Out Of Reach For Many In The U.S.

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Sheronna Ragin-Winters knows first hand what researchers found during a new study: housing in America is out of reach due to high rental costs and low wages.


Black business group, Black banks making Black history with economic justice

By Hazel Trice Edney

It is the number one reason that Black-owned businesses fail: Simply put—not enough money and not enough places to get it.


From banks to beauty products, the #BuyBlack movement is real

By Stacy M. Brown -NNPA Newswire-

As the holiday season moves into full swing, the #BuyBlack campaign has led many to imagine what would happen if African Americans— the largest consumer group of color in the United States with an estimated $1.2 trillion in spending power— routinely demonstrated allegiance to the 2.6 million Black-owned businesses that exist in America.


Will victims in bank scandal get their day in court?

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Victims of the Wells Fargo banking scandal will get justice and have their day in court if new legislation introduced earlier this month passes.


Nurturing Our Potential

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

As a Muslim, our way is different, but I’m always happy when I come to church because I am always inspired by listening and watching others express their way of devotion, because each prophet or messenger, according to the Qur’an, not only taught his people, but brought them a way to express their devotion. And so, as a servant of God, as I travel this Earth and walk among the many peoples of the Earth, they all have God’s Way of devotion. » CONTINUE

Reparations: What Does The U.K. And Europe Owe Us?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

What do you owe? You owe us everything. But of course, you can’t pay with all your lives; you can’t pay with the ill-gotten wealth that you have, and what you have stored away for the "rainy day"—but you must pay. So reparatory justice is the cry of all of the Caribbean; it’s the cry of Africa, it’s the cry of Asia. » CONTINUE

Our Talent Is Our Gold: Beginning to Reclaim What Belongs To Us

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The talent that is in our people is equal to if not greater than the nations that have gold as a supply or oil as a supply, or cocoa or tea or coffee. These are national products that people use to get much needed foreign income, that they can build institutions for their people. » CONTINUE

The Majesty of Master Fard Muhammad's Love

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The greatest demonstration of Allah’s (God’s) love is that He would knock on the door of your mind and offer you an invitation to receive Him. His Word is Him. His Word, the Word of the Book, has the power to transform human life. It has the power to give sight to the blind and hearing to the deaf. » CONTINUE

Business is Warfare: What is Required for Our Economic Independence?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

But History is teaching us, because we have been crying out for this for years: “Jobs! We need jobs! We must have jobs!” We agree with you. But you are acting like “children”—little beggars—who are asking somebody else to do something for us that, with Right Guidance and The Will, we could do all of this for ourselves. » CONTINUE

God Has Come To Answer Our Cry For Justice

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Brothers and sisters, you are a good people, but you’ve been in the hands of a rebel against God; and any time God’s Guidance, His Law, is not respected by you, and you rebel against His Law, you make yourself an enemy of God, or a “devil.” » CONTINUE

Message From A United Community Iftar: A Problem In The West Only Allah Could Solve

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

We’re not out here taking money. Our work is the resurrection of our people and the dissemination of the faith. What kind of Muslims are we if we pray in the masjid, and fast, and walk by the ignorant and leave them in their ignorance? We are the ones that have to wake the people up with Islam. » CONTINUE

A Warning To Mecca And The Muslim World: ‘Hold Fast To Your Covenant With Allah (God)’

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Right now the world of Islam stands on the brink of a pit of fire. Why do we deserve the fire and anger of Allah? It is because we are in violation of His covenant, and the covenants that we made with Him. » CONTINUE

Black Youth: What Must Be Done

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I would like to speak tonight on the subject of the attack on Black youth, especially the attack on young Black men. Why is there an apparent conspiracy to destroy Black youth? What is so different about our youth that they could become the object of a conspiracy from the highest levels of power? Why have they become a generation marked to be destroyed? » CONTINUE

The Meaning of Father

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

There is a scripture in the Bible that reads, "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace, and of the increase of his government of peace there shall be no end." This is a great scripture to start a Father's Day message. » CONTINUE