Final Call
By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Disaster of biblical proportions strikes America

Major disasters continue to plague America in the time of God’s Judgement.

Nuclear hurricane. Storm of the Century. Monster storm.

These unimaginable terms were used to describe the force and power of Hurricane Irma which has engulfed the entire State of Florida and then moved into South Carolina and Georgia.

Irma terrorized the entire state of Florida as a well-organized hurricane maintaining winds of 185 mph. Irma left nearly seven or eight million people without power, and wreaked other unprecedented havoc, starting first in the Caribbean.

Charles Clave of Naples, Fla., is a Christian evangelist. He evacuated with his family, including his 84-year-old wheelchair bound mother. He told them, “We need to get out of here. It is life altering. I’m too old and I don’t have time to be holding doors and hiding in the closet and not knowing if I’m going to make it out of there. It’s frightening.” » FULL STORY

Hurricane Irma 'catastrophic' for Caribbean

By Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Irma, said to be the most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record left a string of hard-hit Caribbean islands, including Antigua and Barbuda, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, and the U.S. Virgin Islands devastated by the Category 5 storm beginning in early September.


Post-apartheid South Africa

By Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Post-apartheid South Africa is failing the very people it says it liberated, a new study suggests. The study, “Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2015,” revealed a startling increase in poverty rates for post-apartheid Black South Africa.


Warning and the mercy of God

By Final Call News

The Divine Warner doesn’t delight in the loss of life that comes with judgement. He doesn’t point his finger and say, “I told you so” as the final destruction and full manifestation of God’s judgement creeps ever closer.


Nation Of Islam Houston Mosque Assists In Relief Efforts

By Final Call News

Recovery and relief efforts in Houston are underway and volunteers and assistance is coming from various organizations including churches, mosques, nonprofit organizations and ordinary citizens. Muslims from the Nation of Islam are collaborating with one another to help in these efforts.


Appeals court says flint water lawsuit can continue

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire

The United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals’ reversal of a federal court’s decision in two lawsuits filed by Flint, Michigan residents over the contamination of their drinking water, has emboldened lawyers and their plaintiffs, who said residents of the predominately African American city still are being billed for dirty water they cannot use.


Disaster of biblical proportions strikes America

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Major disasters continue to plague America in the time of God’s Judgement.

Nuclear hurricane. Storm of the Century. Monster storm.

These unimaginable terms were used to describe the force and power of Hurricane Irma which has engulfed the entire State of Florida and then moved into South Carolina and Georgia.

Irma terrorized the entire state of Florida as a well-organized hurricane maintaining winds of 185 mph. Irma left nearly seven or eight million people without power, and wreaked other unprecedented havoc, starting first in the Caribbean.

Charles Clave of Naples, Fla., is a Christian evangelist. He evacuated with his family, including his 84-year-old wheelchair bound mother. He told them, “We need to get out of here. It is life altering. I’m too old and I don’t have time to be holding doors and hiding in the closet and not knowing if I’m going to make it out of there. It’s frightening.”


Hurricane Irma 'catastrophic' for Caribbean

By Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Irma, said to be the most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record left a string of hard-hit Caribbean islands, including Antigua and Barbuda, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, and the U.S. Virgin Islands devastated by the Category 5 storm beginning in early September.


A flood of mental stress and memories

By Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

BATON ROUGE, La.—Twelve years ago, nearly 250,000 New Orleaneans fled their hometown to dodge the wrath of Hurricane Katrina and landed in Houston, Texas, a city about five hours away.


Texas, Louisiana and a barrage of catastrophic storms

By Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

BATON ROUGE, La.—One year later, residents of Baton Rouge are still recovering from the storm identified as the Louisiana Flood of 2016. This unnamed storm system moved through the capital region last August leaving thousands of homes and businesses submerged in flood waters and 13 people dead.


Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke resigns

By AP

MILWAUKEE (AP)—The tough-talking sheriff of Milwaukee County, David Clarke, resigned without explanation Aug. 31, capping a tumultuous year for the divisive, provocative lawman.


Post-apartheid South Africa

By Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Post-apartheid South Africa is failing the very people it says it liberated, a new study suggests. The study, “Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2015,” revealed a startling increase in poverty rates for post-apartheid Black South Africa.


African women talk about important issues

By Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

In many African countries due to limited pre-natal care during pregnancy, limited health facilities, and midwives, especially in rural areas, pregnancy can be a “death sentence.”


Israel diplomatic payoff masquerading as aid to Africa?

By Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Israel is on a mission to strengthen its ties with Africa. Not only has it made efforts to gain observer status with the Ethiopian headquartered African Union, in October it will co-sponsor the “Africa-Israel Summit” in Togo.


Death toll in Venezuelan unrest climbs

By Jorge Rueda and Christine Armario

CARACAS, Venezuela - Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from months of unrest to 100 on July 27.


UK police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire

By

LONDON — British police said Thursday they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London.


Africa Among Top 10 Fastest Growing Markets For Air Travel

By GIN

(GIN)—Airline industry and ministry officials attending Aviation Festival Africa and Airports Show Africa heard some good news and some not so good news.


Housing Out Of Reach For Many In The U.S.

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Sheronna Ragin-Winters knows first hand what researchers found during a new study: housing in America is out of reach due to high rental costs and low wages.


Black business group, Black banks making Black history with economic justice

By Hazel Trice Edney

It is the number one reason that Black-owned businesses fail: Simply put—not enough money and not enough places to get it.


From banks to beauty products, the #BuyBlack movement is real

By Stacy M. Brown -NNPA Newswire-

As the holiday season moves into full swing, the #BuyBlack campaign has led many to imagine what would happen if African Americans— the largest consumer group of color in the United States with an estimated $1.2 trillion in spending power— routinely demonstrated allegiance to the 2.6 million Black-owned businesses that exist in America.


Will victims in bank scandal get their day in court?

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Victims of the Wells Fargo banking scandal will get justice and have their day in court if new legislation introduced earlier this month passes.


The divine destruction of America: Can she avert it?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I have chosen as a subject today, “The Divine Destruction of America: Can She Avert It?” America is the greatest nation on earth and the greatest nation in the last 6,000 years. But America and her people, which includes you, face divine destruction. The question is: Can she avert it? » CONTINUE

What Is The Duty Of God’s Servants In This Hour?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Moses brought 10 commandments; Jesus only brought two. Jesus said that the first commandment was to “love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength” (that’s everything), and the second command is like unto it, “Love your brother, or your neighbor, as you love yourself.” » CONTINUE

Seek Refuge In Allah

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I know that you should seek refuge in Allah, but to my family (reading this) who don’t know anything about “Allah”, I want you to try Him. You know how an advertisement will tell you, “Try this. And if it doesn’t work, then you’ll get your money back?” I’m not taking your money, I’m just asking you to try God. He won’t let you down; He wants to prove to you that He is Real. » CONTINUE

An Address To The American Clergy Leadership Conference

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Satan has done a job; he deceived the whole world. Aren’t we in the world? Should we be of it though we're in it? Jesus was in the world but our master was not of the world. We've been laboring under Satan and he's so deceptive we think we're in religion. » CONTINUE

Nurturing Our Potential

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

As a Muslim, our way is different, but I’m always happy when I come to church because I am always inspired by listening and watching others express their way of devotion, because each prophet or messenger, according to the Qur’an, not only taught his people, but brought them a way to express their devotion. And so, as a servant of God, as I travel this Earth and walk among the many peoples of the Earth, they all have God’s Way of devotion. » CONTINUE

Reparations: What Does The U.K. And Europe Owe Us?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

What do you owe? You owe us everything. But of course, you can’t pay with all your lives; you can’t pay with the ill-gotten wealth that you have, and what you have stored away for the "rainy day"—but you must pay. So reparatory justice is the cry of all of the Caribbean; it’s the cry of Africa, it’s the cry of Asia. » CONTINUE

Our Talent Is Our Gold: Beginning to Reclaim What Belongs To Us

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The talent that is in our people is equal to if not greater than the nations that have gold as a supply or oil as a supply, or cocoa or tea or coffee. These are national products that people use to get much needed foreign income, that they can build institutions for their people. » CONTINUE

The Majesty of Master Fard Muhammad's Love

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The greatest demonstration of Allah’s (God’s) love is that He would knock on the door of your mind and offer you an invitation to receive Him. His Word is Him. His Word, the Word of the Book, has the power to transform human life. It has the power to give sight to the blind and hearing to the deaf. » CONTINUE

Business is Warfare: What is Required for Our Economic Independence?

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

But History is teaching us, because we have been crying out for this for years: “Jobs! We need jobs! We must have jobs!” We agree with you. But you are acting like “children”—little beggars—who are asking somebody else to do something for us that, with Right Guidance and The Will, we could do all of this for ourselves. » CONTINUE

God Has Come To Answer Our Cry For Justice

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Brothers and sisters, you are a good people, but you’ve been in the hands of a rebel against God; and any time God’s Guidance, His Law, is not respected by you, and you rebel against His Law, you make yourself an enemy of God, or a “devil.” » CONTINUE