NOI Prison Reform NOI Prison Reform Ministry's work and fight for Mumia
The Nation of Islam Delaware Valley Prison Ministry has been at the forefront and instrumental in advocating for justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal. The political prisoner and activist is serving a life sentence for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981.
Updated Dec 12, 2017 - 10:29:34 AM
Perspectives Why Robert Mugabe Is Hated
White supremacy came to Zimbabwe through Cecil Rhodes and the territory subsequently was named Rhodesia after him in 1895. All that remains of him now is the Cecil Rhodes Scholarship which was dedicated to promoting European excellence and control over African land and resources.
Updated Nov 28, 2017 - 10:31:47 PM
Editorials 'Separate, hostile and unequal'
When writer Andrew Hacker looked at race and reality in America, he reached a telling and almost prophetic conclusion. Inside the United States, he wrote, there were “Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.”
Updated Nov 22, 2017 - 10:56:31 AM
Perspectives Africa Sustainable Development Report Launched During Africa Week
Since its 2010 launch Africa Week has evolved to focus on a wide range of African development priorities. This year’s UN supported Africa Week included the launching of the 2017 Africa Sustainable Development Report, at the African Union Mission on East 47th Street, in New York.
Updated Nov 9, 2017 - 8:01:06 AM
Perspectives Did the FBI just declare war on Black people?
While White men are beating Black men on the streets of Charlottesville, while a “lone” White wolf is shooting people from the Mandalay Bay Hotel and while the word “terrorist” is hardly used to describe these men, the FBI, has thought up a new way to oppress Black people.
Updated Oct 24, 2017 - 12:34:06 PM
Perspectives What is Trump interest in Africa?
President Trump's remarks to a select group of African leaders, after his speech at the UN, called on them to invest in the U.S. and then shifted to security cooperation by urging Africans to help defeat Islamist extremists and the threat from North Korea, while proposing no new African initiatives.
Updated Oct 18, 2017 - 10:52:26 AM
Perspectives The American Flag Is Drenched In Black Blood
I am not sure why the national anthem and the so-called American flag are part of our nation’s sports pageantry. Before 2009, while the national anthem was played, sports gladiators were not required to suit up, stand up, and put their hands to their hearts; and why should they?
Updated Oct 10, 2017 - 8:06:50 PM
World News African nations seek permanent membership on UN Security Council
Challenging the United Nations Security Council’s primacy this year during the UN General Assembly (UNGA), was the leader of Africa’s most populous nation and one of its leading economies, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and the president of Guinea, Alpha Condé, who also holds the current presidency of the African Union (AU).
Updated Oct 4, 2017 - 2:03:10 PM
Perspectives Tanzania’s Fight To Hold Mining Companies Accountable
The East African country of Tanzania recently confiscated diamonds worth roughly $30 million, from the British company Petra Diamonds, after accusing the company, while trying to export, of intentionally low valuing the gems. Finance Minister Phillip Mango said the mine had been “nationalized.”
Updated Sep 21, 2017 - 12:56:01 PM