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I Am Not An Enemy To America

by Richard B. Muhammad

TEHRAN, Iran and DOHA, Qatar—Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan’s name was splashed across TV screens, Twitter feeds, newspaper pages, internet news searches and spewed out of the mouths of... »

Iran’s Supreme Leader, government and religious leaders meet with Min. Farrakhan

by Richard B. Muhammad | Nov 14, 2018 - 10:32:42 AM

Iran sees itself as an Islamic revolution, not one limited to the country formerly known as Persia, but a revolution for all Muslims against tyranny, under the guidance of its late founder, Imam Ruhollah Khomeini. »

Ayatollah Khamenei: U.S. always defeated in face-off with Iran

by PressTV | Nov 6, 2018 - 2:09:30 PM

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says a face-off has been going on between the U.S. and Iran for the past 40 years, in which the United States has always been defeated. »

Egypt’s military backed government rules and dissenting voices are at an all-time low

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 30, 2018 - 1:50:02 PM

The author of a new book, “Is Egypt Really a Poor Country,” challenges Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi’s economic policies. And the writer has been arrested, along with his publisher, and accused of spreading “fake news,” which carries a maximum penalty of three years in prison. »

From Elijah Muhammad to Louis Farrakhan, NOI influences Africa’s liberation struggle

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 25, 2018 - 7:41:13 AM

A little known fact is Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan and his teacher, the Hon. Elijah Muhammad, has influenced the African continent’s struggle and global liberation struggles. »

Melania Trump’s Failed Opportunity To Address Plight Of Women

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 17, 2018 - 5:59:09 PM

Many Africans responding to first lady Melania Trump’s recent five day, four country tour of Africa, called it nothing more than a “photo op.” »

Uproar Over Expulsion Of Famed Anti-Colonialist Professor

by GIN | Oct 17, 2018 - 9:45:23 AM

Recently, Zambian authorities roiled the nation’s waters by deporting an influential pan- Africanist professor before he could disembark at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport and before he could address a class of graduating university seniors on the topic: “Africa in the age of China’s Global Influence and Global Geodynamics.” »

Ghanaian president proclaims 2019 ‘Year of Return’ of Blacks to Africa

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 9, 2018 - 9:19:53 PM

On the margins of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, Ghana proclaimed 2019 as the “Year of Return,” extending a global invitation to the African Diaspora to journey back home to West Africa. »

Africa seeks two permanent seats on United Nations Security Council

by Jehron Muhammad | Oct 3, 2018 - 10:16:17 PM

The United Nations General Assembly convened recently in New York. With baited breath, many of the 130 heads of state were probably waiting for South Africa, newly elected to a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council, to call for two permanent Security Council seats for Africa. »

‘Shocking’ lack of Black teachers in British schools

by Trevon Muhammad | Sep 25, 2018 - 2:13:39 PM

LONDON—A new BBC documentary has revealed there are just 26 Black teachers in Bristol’s secondary schools, despite it being one of the UK’s most diverse cities. »

The U.S. Industrial Military Complex and Growing Weapons Industry

by Jehron Muhammad | Sep 25, 2018 - 12:34:22 PM

A new report produced by the peace group Codepink covers how U.S. military weapons, contractors, arm repressive regimes indicts the Egyptian military for using American-made arms to overthrow a fledgling effort at democracy by the Egyptian people in 2011. »

Ethiopia’s stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

by Elias Meseret | Sep 25, 2018 - 12:33:11 PM

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—Ethiopia’s stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister took power just five months ago and promised greater freedoms. »

Palestinian schools strive to modernize classrooms

by Lori Hinnant, The Associated Press | Sep 25, 2018 - 12:31:59 PM

RAMALLAH, West Bank — As the teacher pointed to the large touch screen, her first-grade classroom came alive. With the click of a link, an animated character popped up on the screen, singing and dancing as it taught the children how to read. »

African Union pushing financial independence?

by Jehron Muhammad | Sep 18, 2018 - 3:47:11 PM

In explaining why four million Rwandan citizens petitioned Parliament demanding that Paul Kagame be able to run for a third term, I’ll just refer to words spoken by a prominent Democratic advisor for U.S. President Bill Clinton, who once said, “It’s the economy, stupid.” »

Macron admits systematic use of torture in Algeria war

by PressTV | Sep 18, 2018 - 3:21:06 PM

France has admitted that it instigated a “system” that led to torture during Algeria’s independence war in the 1950s and 1960s as it comes to grips with its long-suppressed legacy of colonial crimes. »

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