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Deaths, Denial and America’s DNA

by Richard B. Muhammad

It was a bloody and profoundly American weekend as almost two dozen people lost their lives in mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.... »

White Nationalism,White Hatred Is America’s Problem, Not Louis Farrakhan

by Richard B. Muhammad | May 1, 2019 - 3:18:25 PM

The ugly and deadly side of American life surfaced once again with the killing of a woman and an assault on a Jewish house of worship in California. Once again, a young White man, a self-proclaimed race warrior allegedly grabbed a military style weapon and decided to extinguish an enemy. »

America needs a mirror, Farrakhan isn’t the problem

by Richard B. Muhammad | Jan 29, 2019 - 2:50:23 PM

Phil Kadner, in a recent Chicago Sun Times column, wrote of the symbolism of a painting and haunting memories of things that should have been said or done. The problem is Chicago and America don’t need to look at a painting, they need to look in a mirror. »

Tim Scott & Racist Republican DNA

by Richard B. Muhammad | Jan 18, 2019 - 9:08:27 PM

South Carolina Republican Tim Scott made noise with a Washington Post op-ed pointing out the problem with fellow GOPer Steve King of Iowa using “offensive” buzz words, how Republicans pay for the use of such words and the need to cease using such words. »

Jewish liars assault Women’s March co-founders, attack Farrakhan to protect power, privilege and White women

by Richard B. Muhammad | Dec 25, 2018 - 5:00:01 PM

As the second Women’s March looms, Jewish voices are pushing a drumbeat against its leaders, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez, trying to discredit them and attack Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

Netflix drama and the targeting of Farrakhan

by Richard B. Muhammad -Editor- | Aug 7, 2018 - 12:37:16 PM

The recent decision by Netflix to cancel a documentary about the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam isn’t really about the movie not being seen. »

Washington Post reporting & the truth about the Nation

by Richard B. Muhammad | May 8, 2018 - 11:31:09 AM

The Washington Post recently published a piece about the Nation of Islam mosque in Washington, D.C. It offered an interesting perspective and exposed the continued problem of White media outlets and White reporters walking through the Black experience. »

Republican Jews run Black Democrats?

by Richard B. Muhammad | Mar 13, 2018 - 4:24:18 PM

In one of the more bizarre cases of American politics, a Jewish Republican group called on seven Black Democrats in Congress to step down in repudiation of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan over false charges of anti-Semitism. Several of the Black congressional leaders obeyed and denounced Min. Farrakhan. »

Leave Erykah Badu alone!

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Jan 30, 2018 - 11:29:38 AM

Multi-talented artist finds herself under attack as writer drops the Farrakhan Litmus Test during an interview with Vulture magazine. »

Justice for Mother King

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Aug 8, 2017 - 12:11:34 PM

Justice is important but has been an elusive thing for us. Justice essentially means you get what you deserve. An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life. We lost a vital life recently with the murder of a beautiful, productive, caring and faithful Black woman in Newark, N.J. »

Preserving history and remembering the Honorable Elijah Muhammad

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Jul 5, 2016 - 10:55:37 AM

The great 20th century Black nationalist and Pan-Africanist leader Marcus Garvey wisely observed, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” »

A Reverse ‘Farrakhan Litmus Test’ For Hillary?

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Mar 15, 2016 - 11:52:29 AM

Hillary Clinton is as nervous as young Blacks and those off the Democratic Party plantation ask which Hillary wants Black support and which Hillary will rule if voted into the White House? Her positions that hurt Blacks and past racial shenanigans are rising from political graves—they should. »

Defending Farrakhan: New lies about Trump

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Mar 8, 2016 - 12:02:43 AM

It is incredible that a man who has warned candidate Trump could take America to hell on a rocket ship is cast as one backing the billionaire businessman. With an “endorsement” like that, who needs repudiation? »

Feeling disrespected? Redistribute the pain!

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Dec 22, 2015 - 8:35:29 AM

We don’t need to go around talking bad, throwing bricks, bottles or Molotov cocktails, we just have to engage in economic withdrawal with those who mistreat us, said Dr. King. If we keep our money in our pockets, eventually anyone who disregards us will feel the pain. »

Black Men, Black Institutions And Black Progress

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Nov 4, 2015 - 2:03:15 PM

When we come into this world, we are assured of few things. One thing we can count on is that we will one day depart this earthly plane. We will no longer walk among the living at some point. The question to be asked is how do we live our lives and what did we devote ourselves to? »

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