The media giant cancelled the Minister’s account and those of others they described as “dangerous” individuals who deliver “hate speech” in violation of the platform’s policies.
Fr. Pfleger, a White Catholic priest, offered the Minister his church May 9 to respond to the ban, setting himself up for days of condemnation, personal threats and hateful speech as a result.
To the White people who think I am a hater, “You’ve never had a conversation with me but somebody made you to hate me,” Min. Farrakhan said during an hour long message.
Updated May 14, 2019 - 8:18:54 AM
National News State of Black America 2019: Votes, Russians and Reparations
The National Urban League’s 43rd annual State of Black America postponed its highly-anticipated Inequality Index and focused on voter suppression and threats to Black voting rights, particularly Russian interference and influence in the high stakes 2016 presidential election.
Updated May 16, 2019 - 11:04:12 AM
National News Voices from the grave call for cases to be reexamined
HOUSTON - “She’s literally speaking for herself even beyond her grave,” said Sharon Cooper, Sandra Bland’s sister in an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon after new cell phone footage was released of the controversial arrest outside Houston in 2015.
Updated May 16, 2019 - 11:03:59 AM
National News Saviours In The Streets
If you’ve had the opportunity to attend a Nation of Islam weekend Saviours’ Day Convention, you understand the sensation of leaving the host city on that following Monday.
Updated May 15, 2019 - 8:53:46 AM
National News Farrakhan, Facebook, and the fight for freedom
Livid. Outraged. Undeterred and determined. These are just a few words describing what Black folks, supporters and allies of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, proponents of free speech, freedom of expression and truth felt and expressed.
Updated May 7, 2019 - 9:25:28 AM
National News The Life, Faith & Work of Abdul Rahman Muhammad
The world lost a giant with the transition of Abdul Rahman Aquil Muhammad, who was a legend in the resurrection and restoration of Black life in America. Men, women and children hurt over his death, but celebrated the life of the Nation of Islam minister who died April 22 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 87 years old.
Updated May 1, 2019 - 3:29:59 PM
National News Reparations for Blacks emerges as serious issue for 2020 elections
CHICAGO—A longtime discussion has exploded onto the national political stage as the table is set for the upcoming 2020 election: Reparations has become a hotly debated, and sometimes contentious topic politically, on the internet, and seems to have bled over into grassroots organizing.
Updated May 1, 2019 - 3:27:32 PM