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Skepticism greets Jay-Z, NFL talk of inspiring change

by Bryan 18X Crawford and Richard B. Muhammad The Final Call Newspaper @TheFinalCall

When Jay-Z decided to engage in a business relationship with the NFL, the hip-hop mogul had to expect to receive some backlash. But over the course of days after the... »

Black Businesse$, Black Consumer$, A Neccessary Alliance

by Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor- | Aug 21, 2019 - 9:54:53 AM

CHICAGO—Entrepreneurship is nothing new in the Black community. Black people have historically worked hard to establish, maintain and grow their own businesses to cultivate an economic base in providing goods, products and services to consumers. »

A legal victory for Meek Mill

by Gregory Muhammad | Aug 21, 2019 - 9:28:37 AM

Rapper Meek Mill was granted a “new trial and new judge,” by a Pennsylvania Appeals Court and is due back in court in late August. He has been fighting a 2008 drug and gun conviction. »

Celebrate 30-year anniversary of Muhammad University of Islam Sept. 8

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -Final Call Newspaper- | Aug 21, 2019 - 8:52:53 AM

CHICAGO—Muhammad University of Islam will celebrate its 30-year anniversary since being reestablished by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, National Representative of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad. »

Extraordinary is ordinary for MUI 2019 graduating class

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -Final Call Newspaper- | Aug 21, 2019 - 8:46:05 AM

CHICAGO—“Extraordinary is the ordinary” has been Muhammad University of Islam’s (MUI) motto since its establishment by the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, patriarch of the Nation of Islam in the 1930s. »

Annual Summit puts youth in the forefront

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -Final Call Newspaper- | Aug 21, 2019 - 8:22:30 AM

CHICAGO—Hundreds of young people filled the gymnasium of Muhammad University of Islam for the annual Youth Summit. This year’s theme was self-expression. »

African cultural diversity on display at Bantu Fest!

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -Final Call Newspaper- | Aug 21, 2019 - 8:18:55 AM

CHICAGO—The third annual Bantu festival brought thousands from across the city of Chicago together to enjoy food, music and cultural diversity at Midway Plaisance in Hyde Park. »

Working cheerfully in the streets

by The Final Call | Aug 20, 2019 - 2:22:21 PM

The Mighty Fruit of Islam (FOI) continue their work in the streets, spreading a message of love through the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and his National Representative, Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

A battle for a burial ground and dignity

by Rhodesia Muhammad Contributing Writer @rhodesiamuhamma | Aug 20, 2019 - 2:00:20 PM

In Sugar Land, Texas, there are fears the Fort Bend Independent School District will desecrate land where the remains of 95 Blacks identified as slave convicts­—young men and boys who were sent to prison, leased out, and forced to do free labor. »

NYPD fires officer for death of Eric Garner

by AP | Aug 20, 2019 - 1:59:30 PM

NEW YORK—After five years of investigations and protests, a New York City police officer has been fired for the chokehold death of an unarmed Black man. »

A new chance at justice for Mike Brown, Jr.?

by Richard B. Muhammad Editor @RMFinalcall | Aug 14, 2019 - 3:09:28 PM

Five years ago protests in the small town of Ferguson, Mo., rocked the country and registered worldwide as searing images of cops in military-style vehicles and body armor firing rubber bullets, tear gas cannisters and pepper spray at American civilians were beamed around the globe. »

A Mother, A Mission and Memories

by J.A. Salaam and Richard B. Muhammad The Final Call @TheFinalCall | Aug 14, 2019 - 3:09:22 PM

On the fifth year anniversary of Mike Brown, Jr.’s death, family, friends and supporters were demanding that his case be re-opened. And, there were events and activities here in Ferguson and downtown St. Louis to remember the 18-year-old teen and others who have lost loved ones to gun violence and police shootings. »

WARNING: Black Men The Police Are Dangerous For Your Health

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Aug 14, 2019 - 3:08:30 PM

A new study has found that use of force by law enforcement in the U.S. is among the leading causes of death for young Black men. »

Fear, uneasiness in aftermath of mass shootings

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 14, 2019 - 10:28:32 AM

“El Paso strong and Ohio strong” is the mantra circulating across the country in the wake of two mass shootings that in less than 24 hours took the lives of at least 32 people. »

Continuing our work in the streets!

by The Final Call | Aug 14, 2019 - 10:26:12 AM

The Fruit of Islam (FOI) of Muhammad Mosque No. 6 in Baltimore recently participated in a joint call out for a community clean-up with the men of new Shiloh Baptist Church. »

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