Final Call
By Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

Judgement, Justice and the End of a World

Conflict, clashes and war are spread across the globe with a lack of justice and demands for justice at the root of conflicts from Ferguson, Mo., to Paris, France and beyond. But no current ruler or institution can give justice, it must come from God Himself and God is here to do justice and destroy the wicked, said the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan in major address from Chicago.

CHICAGO - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan told a standing room only crowd Feb. 22 that no current political system or religious order can satisfy the intensifying demand of the human family for justice today.

“No change orchestrated by those presently in power could ever satisfy the cry of the people. This cry is not a cry that comes out of some petty hurt or pain,” said the Minister. “The change that will satisfy the cry of humanity can only come from God himself.” » FULL STORY

Mother Tynnetta Muhammad - A heartfelt and fitting tribute to a perfect example

By Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

CHICAGO - Thousands of men, women and children representing diverse races, cultures, religions and ideologies gathered at Mosque Maryam to pay tribute, to honor, share reflections and express gratitude for the life and impacting legacy of Mother Tynnetta Muhammad, wife of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad at her Janaaza (Islamic funeral service) held Feb. 24.


Controversial Netanyahu speech to Congress moves forward

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON - What started several months ago as a minor, but visible war of words between Israel and the White House, has erupted into a bitter confrontation involving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on one side, and Vice President Joseph Biden, several Democratic members of Congress, and President Barack Obama on the other.


Minister Farrakhan's Saviours' Day message puts fight for justice front and center

By Final Call Staffers

CHICAGO - Christ Universal Temple was abuzz with activity as attendees at Saviours’ Day 2015 headed for the exit doors after being fed a thought-provoking message by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.


Saviours' Day Salat Al-Jumu'ah message: Be Thankful!

By James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor-

CHICAGO - The budding Muslim Nation of Islam in America will grow and develop to become "a light to the entire world,"” said Imam Sultan Rahman Muhammad, during the Friday, Feb. 20 khutbah (prayer service message) at Mosque Maryam to kick off Saviours' Day 2015 weekend.


A president who ends war or president who makes war endless?

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, who came into office six years ago promising to do away with this country’s bloody, costly, "war on terror" may have instead ushered the U.S. into an "endless war," one without borders, or even a definition of what would constitute its ultimate victory.


Judgement, Justice and the End of a World

By Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

Conflict, clashes and war are spread across the globe with a lack of justice and demands for justice at the root of conflicts from Ferguson, Mo., to Paris, France and beyond. But no current ruler or institution can give justice, it must come from God Himself and God is here to do justice and destroy the wicked, said the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan in major address from Chicago.

CHICAGO - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan told a standing room only crowd Feb. 22 that no current political system or religious order can satisfy the intensifying demand of the human family for justice today.

“No change orchestrated by those presently in power could ever satisfy the cry of the people. This cry is not a cry that comes out of some petty hurt or pain,” said the Minister. “The change that will satisfy the cry of humanity can only come from God himself.”


Mother Tynnetta Muhammad - A heartfelt and fitting tribute to a perfect example

By Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

CHICAGO - Thousands of men, women and children representing diverse races, cultures, religions and ideologies gathered at Mosque Maryam to pay tribute, to honor, share reflections and express gratitude for the life and impacting legacy of Mother Tynnetta Muhammad, wife of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad at her Janaaza (Islamic funeral service) held Feb. 24.


Controversial Netanyahu speech to Congress moves forward

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON - What started several months ago as a minor, but visible war of words between Israel and the White House, has erupted into a bitter confrontation involving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on one side, and Vice President Joseph Biden, several Democratic members of Congress, and President Barack Obama on the other.


Minister Farrakhan's Saviours' Day message puts fight for justice front and center

By Final Call Staffers

CHICAGO - Christ Universal Temple was abuzz with activity as attendees at Saviours’ Day 2015 headed for the exit doors after being fed a thought-provoking message by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.


Saviours' Day Salat Al-Jumu'ah message: Be Thankful!

By James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor-

CHICAGO - The budding Muslim Nation of Islam in America will grow and develop to become "a light to the entire world,"” said Imam Sultan Rahman Muhammad, during the Friday, Feb. 20 khutbah (prayer service message) at Mosque Maryam to kick off Saviours' Day 2015 weekend.


Missing students case also highlights racism in Mexico

By Emilio Godoy

MEXICO CITY (IPS) - The mother tongue of Celso García, a 51-year-old indigenous Mexican, is Mixteca. As a boy, García, the father of one of the 43 students forcibly disappeared four months ago, had to learn Spanish to make his way in mainstream society in this country where most people are of mixed-race heritage.


U.S. ally Yemen in danger of splitting into two—again

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS - When North and South Yemen merged into a single country under the banner Yemen Arab Republic back in May 1990, a British newspaper remarked with a tinge of sarcasm: “Two poor countries have now become one poor country.”


Western Sahara - A Sign of Africa’s freedom struggle

By Richard B. Muhammad

TINDOUF, Algeria (Boujdour Refugee Camp)—Khadaja Mami believes leaders of the Polisario Front, which represents her people, are right to press the United Nations to make Morocco obey resolutions denying its right to occupy her homeland and allow her people to vote to decide their future.


The passing of king of Saudi Arabia ushers in new era and new questions

By Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

The custodian of the two holy sites of Islam in Mecca and Medina and the man touted as a reformist who led Saudi Arabia during a decade of regional upheaval and the growth of extremism, has died. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, 90-years-old, succumbed to complications of pneumonia and had battled health issues for some time.


A challenging time for Muslims targeted in Europe

By Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

When Lutz Bachmann, leader of Germany’s intensifying anti-Islam movement posted a picture of himself on Facebook styled as Adolph Hitler, it was met with scorn and derision.


Major bank charged with housing discrimination

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Thought housing discrimination was a thing of the past? Think again. The Fair Housing Justice Center and nine Black, Hispanic, South Asian and White testers have filed a federal lawsuit charging the M&T Bank Corporation “discriminates in its mortgage lending practices on the basis of race and national origin.


Poor communities lose billions to predatory lenders

By Freddie Allen

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Predatory lenders continue to target poor, Black and Latino communities, siphoning off $103 billion in fees and interests every year, and the rest of us are paying for it, according to a recent report by United for a Fair Economy.


Despite favorable trends, housing recovery lags for Blacks and Latinos

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

WASHINGTON - While many around the country are recovering from the housing crisis that had tens of millions facing foreclosure, Blacks and Latinos, are not seeing the same progress.


What's on the economic horizon for Black America in 2015?

By Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

While the overall economic picture generated optimism for some last year, as the country heads into 2015 a majority of low and middle income Black, Brown and poor Americans still suffer from financial struggles carried over from the Great Recession.


Detroit bankruptcy: Debt and democracy

By DCurt Guyette The Michigan Citizen

It began in early 2012, when lawyers from the Jones Day law firm, in conjunction with the investment banking firm Miller Buckfire, began secretly meeting with Gov. Snyder’s office and other state officials to figure out how to thwart the will of Michigan voters.


The Intensifying Universal Cry For Justice (Part 2)

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The only thing between us and the consequences of our action is The Grace and Power of God to delay the punishment/avert the punishment based upon us, or bring it down fully on our heads. ... There will never be justice in our lives until truth is manifest to us, thereby right can be done on the basis of truth. » CONTINUE

The Intensifying, Universal Cry for Justice

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Seven billion people on our planet are upset, angry, dissatisfied with those who lead and govern their lives and the institutions that have been put into place by various governments to government lives of the people of the Earth. This intense cry for justice demands The Presence of God. » CONTINUE

God will send Saviours

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said that Master Fard Muhammad, the Man Who Saviours' Day in the Nation of Islam honors, studied 42 years to deliver us. We were never told all that He studied, but in order to deliver us from the powerful hands of those who oppress us, He first had to study The Enemy that would work to prevent us from being taken. » CONTINUE

Unite Behind Elijah Muhammad's Program and Position

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

You have to start with land … The Honorable Elijah Muhammad said we need 100 million acres of land as a start! The government owes it to us, but maybe they’re not going to give it. So we have to have another plan, because you’re not militarily strong enough to take anything. » CONTINUE

The role of leadership in uniting Africa and Black America

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I am appealing to you on behalf of our people to lead for the good of all of our people. Lead for the development of our people. Lead to erase ignorance from the heads of our people and, above all, let no one keep African leaders divided against each other, and let no one in America keep us divided one against each other. » CONTINUE

Development to outgrow confinement

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

My reason for coming is hopefully that I might say something that would inspire and encourage you to be the best that you can be, because the walls, no matter how much time you have or indefinite time you have, the walls cannot hold you if you determine not to be held. I'm not talking about breaking out; I'm talking about maturing in a way that the wall can't hold you anymore. » CONTINUE

Guidance For Our President And Our Nation

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

What must government, corporate America, labor unions, bankers and the American people do to address the enormous debt that has now enslaved the American people, and will continue to enslave future generations if this debt is not brought under control? » CONTINUE

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Not a 'Dreamer', but a Man Evolving Toward a Common Goal For His People

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Martin Luther King, just weeks before he was assassinated, in a meeting with members of his staff, told Harry Belafonte he was melancholy because he feared that he was integrating his people into a “burning house.” » CONTINUE

Policies For Empowerment: The Struggle for a New Economic Order

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Thousands upon thousands of jobs for the working man, the middle class, are being wiped out. What chance do our young people have in an economy that’s dying right in front of our face? So the challenge is do we sit around and wait for somebody else to provide a job for an ever-shrinking job market? » CONTINUE

Blessed are the Peacemakers

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

When you pick up the newspaper and you read about Muslims, you say, “My Lord, these are some terrible people.” But the Muslims in the Nation of Islam have been in America now for 74 years and we have no record of terrorism. Even though the government does not like us, we are acting a lot better than many of the Muslims that they are dealing with overseas. » CONTINUE