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World War III in slow motion?

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON—United States military forces, joined by the United Kingdom and France, launched hundreds of military strikes against Syria, ostensibly to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad, for his alleged use of... »

Spying, targeting and arresting: The secret police war on Black activists

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Apr 19, 2018 - 12:14:44 PM

WASHINGTON—Since 2014, the federal government and instruments of the state have been spying on Black activists who’ve been engaged in a palette of civil disobedience methods including marches, sit-ins, blocking highways and thoroughfares. »

Legal troubles mount for a troubled president

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Apr 19, 2018 - 12:12:01 PM

WASHINGTON—As if President Donald J. Trump didn’t already have enough aggravating problems, he woke up April 9 to the news that F.B.I. agents out of the U.S. Attorney’s office in New York, had served search warrants on the home, office and hotel room of Michael Cohen, Mr. Trump’s private lawyer. »

A lynching memorial and forgotten victims?

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Apr 19, 2018 - 12:09:25 PM

Until now, there has been no national memorial acknowledging the victims of racial terror lynchings. That changes April 26, when the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum. »

Black Women’s Expo offers inspiration, sisterhood

by Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -The Final Call- | Apr 19, 2018 - 12:07:40 PM

CHICAGO—Business owners, entrepreneurs and shoppers came together for this year’s Black Women’s Expo at the McCormick Place in early April. »

#Defending Farrakhan - Bringing light, life and power to the community

by Final Call News | Apr 16, 2018 - 1:06:17 PM

Fruit of Islam, men of the Nation of Islam, bring a word of light, life and power every week through distribution of The Final Call Newspaper in communities across the country. These "little messengers" reflect the example set by their teacher, Min. Louis Farrakhan. »

Roxanne Shanté talks new film, faith and giving back

by Final Call News | Apr 16, 2018 - 12:39:39 PM

CHICAGO—“Roxanne Roxanne,” the critically acclaimed biopic chronicling the early life of pioneering rap artist Lolita Shanté Gooden, better known as “Roxanne Shanté,” was recently released on Netflix to much excitement. »

Further from the Dream than ever?

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Apr 11, 2018 - 9:24:28 AM

Beverly Hunt, a Washington, D.C.-based public relations professional, considers herself to be the eternal optimist, but when she stops to consider the state of Africans in America, she has to fight back despair and exasperation. »

#MLK50—Marking the 50th Anniversary of King’s assassination

by Donna Muhammad and Rhodesia Muhammad | Apr 11, 2018 - 9:19:35 AM

MEMPHIS—Thousands flocked to Memphis under the banner of #MLK50 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights martyr Martin Luther King, Jr. »

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

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Apr 10, 2018 - 11:21:36 PM

Family members share the pain of loss and their resolve to demand justice for young Black man shot to death in his grandmother’s backyard. And the demand and campaign to hold police accountable and preserve Stephon’s memory goes forward. »

Trump's disjointed foreign policy

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Apr 10, 2018 - 12:06:14 PM

Amid widespread concerns that President Donald J. Trump’s ship of state is tossing without anyone competent at the helm, the president signaled that his foreign policy will be even more incendiary, more bellicose, even to the brink of war. »

Anger in the streets, demands for justice in hearts

by J.A. Salaam -Staff Writer- | Apr 9, 2018 - 10:56:05 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The daily protests, the anger, the pain, the feelings of resolve and the chants echo through the streets of the state capitol as mostly peaceful demonstrations have morphed into confrontation with police at times, as frustration of officers seem to overflow. »

An ugly cycle: Police shootings, little accountability and anger

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 9, 2018 - 10:48:55 AM

An ugly cycle of deadly police shootings of Blacks followed by a failure to hold officers accountable continues to stoke anger over the loss of Black life, whether in the South or on the West Coast. »

Sister Power, Sister Struggle?

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Apr 4, 2018 - 5:09:25 PM

WASHINGTON—It’s “Time for a Power Shift” and that’s what the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) details in their Fifth Annual Black Women in the U.S. Report. »

A rise and revolt against the old world!

by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Apr 4, 2018 - 5:08:43 PM

The old-line leadership is finished. It started with the rise of women all over the world saying, in their rise, that men forfeited their right to rule. And now the children have arisen all over the Earth. »

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