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‘The Beginning of Sorrows’ Farrakhan calls humanity to atonement on 24th anniversary of Million Man March

by James G. Muhammad Contributing Editor @jgm3000

The stench of Satan’s world has fouled the whole of humanity and the earth is “entering a new day” where God and His Christ have come to take over rulership,... »

Day of Atonement message inspires self-reflection, calls for unity, change

by By Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad, Michael Z. Muhammad, Donna Muhammad, Zakkiyah Muhammad, Elisha Muhammad, J.S. Adams, Anisah Muhammad, Nisa Islam Muhammad, Eric Ture Muhammad And Daleel Muhammad | Oct 15, 2019 - 9:00:55 PM

CHICAGO—Christ Universal Temple was the place eager listeners gathered for Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan’s recent Holy Day of Atonement address. Many felt Minister Farrakhan helped bridged the gap between Christians and Muslims with timely and thought-provoking words. »

Black anger, no hugs and pressing for justice after Ft. Worth shooting

by Richard B. Muhammad, Charlene Muhammad and Cavon Muhammad | Oct 15, 2019 - 8:57:20 PM

When the mayor showed up at a vigil for a Black woman shot to death in her home by a White police officer, she didn’t get a friendly reception and some Blacks aren’t looking for a kumbaya moment. Amid seething Black anger and no hugging, the police department moved quickly to condemn the killing and call for outside investigations. »

Impeachment inquiry heats up as Pres. Trump lashes out

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Oct 15, 2019 - 8:56:04 PM

WASHINGTON— With each passing day, the impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump intensifies. There is a broad consensus of opinion in political and media circles that this country is living in “perilous times;” in a nearing “Constitutional crisis.” »

Student debt disrupts chances, widens racial wealth

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 15, 2019 - 8:41:19 PM

Twenty years after starting college, the median debt of White students who took out loans has been reduced by 94 percent—with almost half holding no student debt—compared to Black student loan borrowers at the median who still owe 95 percent of their cumulative borrowing total. »

New overtime rules still leaving workers behind, says report

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 15, 2019 - 8:00:17 PM

WASHINGTON—The Department of Labor made 1.3 million American workers earning less than $35,568 eligible for overtime pay starting January 1, 2020, with a new rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act. »

Sharif El-Mekki: Leading with Equity and Justice in Education

by NNPA | Oct 15, 2019 - 4:14:10 PM

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#HDOA19 Unity, work and community engagement

by The Final Call | Oct 15, 2019 - 4:07:24 PM

Muslim men, women and children from Nation of Islam mosques and study groups around the country took to the streets of their respective communities spreading the word about the 24th anniversary of the historic Million Man March and Holy Day of Atonement. »

Farrakhan Speaks! Holy Day of Atonement set for Oct. 13 in Chicago

by Final Call | Oct 8, 2019 - 2:19:42 PM

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan will deliver a major address from Christ Universal Temple marking the 24nd anniversary commemoration of the Million Man March and Holy Day of Atonement. »

Wrangling with a light sentence, and courtroom ‘compassion’ for a convicted murderer in Dallas

by Jihad Hassan Muhammad, Contributing Writer | Oct 8, 2019 - 2:07:35 PM

DALLAS—The people of Dallas and much of the country had anxiously awaited what would befall Amber Guyger, a White ex-cop charged with murdering a Black man in his own home. »

Black physicians are critical to Black health

by Brian E. Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad | Oct 8, 2019 - 1:59:16 PM

A recent report in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests while numbers of physicians from minority racial/ethnic groups have increased over time, the physician work force still does not represent the demographics of the United States. »

Team Muhammad represents at 2019 Epilepsy Fall Fest 5K

by Tamiko G. Muhammad | Oct 8, 2019 - 1:41:55 PM

CHICAGO, IL—Believers from Mosque Maryam in Chicago participated in the 2019 Epilepsy Fall Fest 5K hosted by the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago (EFGC) and Northwestern Medicine, on the campus of Northwestern University, in Evanston, Illinois, Sept. 28. »

Black women architects gather to bond, build and embolden

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 8, 2019 - 1:36:37 PM

WASHINGTON—When Nia Muhammad was young, she used to build communities out of Legos, complete with homes, a fire station and a mosque. One day a friend of her mom looked at her latest creation and suggested she become an architect. »

Hurting families gather to heal, learn, and continue painful fight for justice

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Oct 8, 2019 - 1:32:50 PM

LAS VEGAS—Families impacted by police violence, activists, mental health professionals, religious leaders and attorneys recently convened the 4th annual national Families United 4 Justice conference here. »

Another whistleblower, more calls to hold president ‘accountable’

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Oct 8, 2019 - 1:24:04 PM

WASHINGTON—With each passing day since Sept. 24, new evidence emerges, reinforcing a whistleblower complaint that sparked a House impeachment inquiry of President Donald J. Trump. »

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