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Minister Farrakhan, social media and the awakening of the masses

by Jesse Muhammad -Final Call Social Media-

Social media attacks on the truth and Nation of Islam Minister increase and raise questions about opposition to freedom of speech, free thought and Black self-determination. Those who vehemently oppose... »

10,000 Fearless Wants You!

by Richard B. Muhammad and Charlene Muhammad, The Final Call | Jun 19, 2018 - 2:02:01 PM

Three years after Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan called for 10,000 Fearless men and women to make their communities safe and decent places to live, the call has been heeded but the work doesn’t focus simply on ending beefs and reducing violence. It includes food, clothing, advocating for the poor and underserved, and building businesses and bridges to serve people—even helping those hit by natural disasters. »

Justice for Thana Muhammad

by Final Call News | Jun 19, 2018 - 1:54:34 PM

CHICAGO—The brutal killing of 81-year-old Thana Muhammad in her home of 40 years drew anger, shock and calls for community involvement and healing to help solve the heinous murder. »

Honoring the life of 'the people’s attorney'

by James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor- | Jun 19, 2018 - 11:13:32 AM

A testimony of the impact of attorney Lewis Myers Jr. was demonstrated in the breadth of the community at his recent memorial service at Christ Universal Church on the city’s far south side. From the streets to the suites, all who attended the near three-hour service expressed gratitude. »

An evening to honor a son, a father, a brother, a friend

by Michael Z. Muhammad and Eric Ture Muhammad | Jun 13, 2018 - 4:29:28 PM

CHICAGO—On Friday evening June 8, the gymnasium of Muhammad University of Islam on the grounds of Mosque Maryam was transformed into a beautiful room for several hundred family and friends gathered for the repast that followed the funeral of Louis E. Farrakhan, Jr. »

Fatherhood, knowledge, redemption and Black men: We can make it if we try

by by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer- | Jun 13, 2018 - 4:28:01 PM

CHICAGO—Black men face a number of negative stigmas that they are always in a constant and perpetual struggle to overcome. But none can be more hurtful and damaging than being stigmatized as a criminal due to having been sent to jail or prison. »

Lewis Meyers, Jr.: The Peoples' Attorney

by Final Call News | Jun 13, 2018 - 4:22:37 PM

Memorial services for attorney Lewis Myers, Jr., were held at Christ Universal Church on the city’s far South Side. Speaker after speaker spoke of his brilliance, his fearlessness and his devotion to the movement for the liberation of Black people. »

Racism may hit finances of U.S. companies, but does that make a difference?

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Jun 13, 2018 - 4:12:41 PM

On occasion, overt racists like Roseanne Barr get punished following public outrage and pay a cost for their ignorance. Or you will see an incident such as the one that occurred at a Philadelphia Starbucks when two innocent Black men were arrested while waiting for a colleague without buying something. »

Remembering Louis Farrakhan, Jr. - Brother, Believer, Father, Friend, Soldier

by Richard B. Muhammad And Eric Ture Muhammad | Jun 12, 2018 - 12:42:08 PM

The Nation, family and friends remember the life and contribution of Louis Farrakhan, Jr. »

Louis Farrakhan, Jr., eldest son of Minister Farrakhan, passes in Phoenix

by Final Call News | Jun 5, 2018 - 10:49:06 PM

CHICAGO—The Nation of Islam, with deep sadness, announced the recent passing of Brother Louis Farrakhan, Jr., the eldest son of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and Mother Khadijah Farrakhan. »

Questions, egos and global politics engulf Trump-North Korea summit

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Jun 5, 2018 - 10:39:10 PM

WASHINGTON—The on-again, off-again, summit conference between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is officially on-again. »

Court victory for freedom fighter, activist reverend in Benton Harbor

by Brian E. Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Jun 5, 2018 - 10:37:10 PM

Reverend Edward Pinkney, 69, the veteran community activist gained a major win over Berrien County, Michigan, where he was charged, convicted and imprisoned for election forgery. The Michigan Supreme Court agreed with a unanimous 6-0 vote to throw out the charges against Rev. Pinkney. »

Jr. FOI in historic Ramadan Quranic Recitation competition in New York

by Daleel Jabir Muhammad | Jun 5, 2018 - 8:26:35 PM

Masjid Khalifah in Brooklyn, New York held its 20th Annual Ramadan Quranic Recitation Competition on the 11th day of Ramadan May 26. It was open to all Muslim participants from various Muslim communities. »

Black, targeted and detained

by Jihad Hassan Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jun 5, 2018 - 1:36:07 PM

Man jailed as “Black identity extremist” shares his troubling story with The Final Call. »

Official Statement On the Passing of Louis Farrakhan, Jr., Eldest Son of Min. Farrakhan

by Final Call News | Jun 2, 2018 - 7:24:26 PM

The Nation of Islam, with deep sadness, announces the passing of Brother Louis Farrakhan, Jr., the eldest son of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and Mother Khadijah Farrakhan. »

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Tears for Brandy - 'Women must be protected and elevated'

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World War III in slow motion?

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A demand for justice as a hurting family, and community seek to regroup, rebuild

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Jewish anti-Black racism, double standards and hypocrisy

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Republican Congress Targets Minister Farrakhan

Resolution seeking to condemn Farrakhan, blasted by activists, analysts: Congressional...