Elijah, 17, died shortly after in a Phoenix area hospital in the early morning hours of Independence Day.
Black parents across the country are holding their children closer, pulling them aside to warn them of the ever-present dangers for children of African descent in America and praying for them every time the young people leave the house.
And in Phoenix, Elijah's parents, family and others stunned by his murder, are hoping justice will prevail.
Updated Jul 16, 2019 - 1:49:42 AM
National News Twitter freezes Farrakhan Account
Twitter, one of the world’s largest social media companies, has frozen the official account of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan under a new policy guideline.
Updated Jul 18, 2019 - 6:34:47 PM
National News Black immigrants suffer at U.S.-Mexico border
America is hailed as a refuge for the poor, huddled, homeless masses yearning to breathe free, but thousands of African and Haitian immigrants being detained at the U.S.-Mexican border in Tijuana are experiencing a different reality.
Updated Jul 18, 2019 - 5:35:36 PM
National News ‘He loved Elijah Muhammad’
The place he helped build and had others come to learn about the life, work and mission of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad is the place admirers came to say goodbye to Munir Muhammad.
Updated Jul 18, 2019 - 5:31:59 PM
National News Remembering Munir Muhammad
CHICAGO—Black Chicago, the Muslim community and independent media lost a bright and unique star with the unexpected and sudden death of Munir Muhammad.
Updated Jul 18, 2019 - 5:30:29 PM
National News Families suffer under broken immigration system
As the national debate rages about immigration reform, protection of U.S. borders and treatment of refugee and asylum seekers from Mexico, Central and South America, one Georgia mother has been separated from her family.
Updated Jul 18, 2019 - 12:33:30 PM
National News A troubled police force and hope for change
For more than 50 years, the Baltimore Police Department has earned the reputation as a tough, bruising force that leveled most of its rough treatment and casual cruelty on Charm City’s Black residents.
Updated Jul 11, 2019 - 11:01:22 AM
National News Separation tour comes to Philly
PHILADELPHIA—Student Minister Ava Muhammad, national spokesperson of Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, made the 15th stop on her nationwide “Should Blacks Consider Separation” tour in the ‘City of Brotherly Love.’ Conducting the gathering in a town hall style format, the event was held at the mega Triumph Baptist Church on June 21.
Updated Jul 11, 2019 - 10:57:56 AM