Final Call
By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

Coming home! Saviours’ Day 2017 returns to Detroit

Saviours’ Day 2017, the Crowning Event of Black History Month is returning to where it all started, Detroit, Mich. The annual Nation of Islam convention will be held in the “Motor City” Feb. 17-19 to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of the Great Mahdi Master W. Fard Muhammad, teacher of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad.

Themed, “The Ultimate Challenge: Survival of the Black Nation,” a full weekend of activities and events is scheduled and will take place at the Cobo Convention Center, located downtown on 1 Washington Blvd. The culmination of Saviours’ Day will be the highly anticipated keynote message of instruction and divine guidance by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, titled, “Have No Fear For The Future: The Future is Ours!” at the Joe Louis Arena on 19 Steve Yzerman Dr., Sunday, Feb. 19.

It is the third straight year and the fourth time in a decade, Saviours’ Day has been held in the city where the Nation of Islam in North America was founded in the early 1930s. » FULL STORY

Building 7 Implosion: The Smoking Gun of 9/11

By AE911Truth

Seven hours after the explosive destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers, a third high-rise building was demolished. It was not hit by an airplane. The characteristic signs of controlled demolition were everywhere. Although it received little media attention at the time, the third-worst structural building failure in modern history occurred on September 11, 2001.


Turmoil Marks Early Days Of Trump Administration

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON—A little more than one week into the presidency of Donald Trump, Right-wing Tea Party radicals, White supremacists and Neo Nazis around the world, are delirious: at last a conservative president who is keeping his campaign promises.


A politician with a purpose and plan

By Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -The Final Call-

Influenced by the legacies of Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. And Chicago Mayor Harold Washington, Duane Muhammad is delving into the political spectrum in an effort to make a difference in Dolton, Illinois.


Black America, The Ultimate Challenge And Our Future

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

*Black America is in a prime position to chart its own destiny and path toward a better and brighter future, but it will take focus, working together and a commitment to implementing realistic and practical strategies to move forward.


Trump Unwelcome In Philly, Thousands March In Protest

By Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

PHILADELPHIA—On a blustery rain swept day more than 5,000 protesters clogged downtown streets to protest a visit by newly elected President Donald Trump. President Trump was in the city to address a GOP retreat held in the downtown Loews Hotel.


Coming home! Saviours’ Day 2017 returns to Detroit

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

Saviours’ Day 2017, the Crowning Event of Black History Month is returning to where it all started, Detroit, Mich. The annual Nation of Islam convention will be held in the “Motor City” Feb. 17-19 to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of the Great Mahdi Master W. Fard Muhammad, teacher of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad.

Themed, “The Ultimate Challenge: Survival of the Black Nation,” a full weekend of activities and events is scheduled and will take place at the Cobo Convention Center, located downtown on 1 Washington Blvd. The culmination of Saviours’ Day will be the highly anticipated keynote message of instruction and divine guidance by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, titled, “Have No Fear For The Future: The Future is Ours!” at the Joe Louis Arena on 19 Steve Yzerman Dr., Sunday, Feb. 19.

It is the third straight year and the fourth time in a decade, Saviours’ Day has been held in the city where the Nation of Islam in North America was founded in the early 1930s.


Troubling technology: Video visits costing families of inmates

By Eric Easter -Urban News Service-

As advocates for the families of the incarcerated have slowly begun to win the battle against prison phone call price gouging, the companies who profited from the high prices have found new ways to provide services to the nation’s prisons.


The high price to pay for water

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Think water will always be affordable for all? Think again. Researchers predict that with the rising costs of water bills in the next five years, one third of Americans will not be able to pay their water bill.


Los Angeles’ homeless count is imperfect but important

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-


Building 7 Implosion: The Smoking Gun of 9/11

By AE911Truth

Seven hours after the explosive destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers, a third high-rise building was demolished. It was not hit by an airplane. The characteristic signs of controlled demolition were everywhere. Although it received little media attention at the time, the third-worst structural building failure in modern history occurred on September 11, 2001.


A President’s Last Act: Dual Citizenship For Africans In The Diaspora

By A. Akbar Muhammad

On January 6, a day before the West African Nation of Ghana changed leadership, I was blessed to receive my Ghana citizenship along with Bro. Earl 3X Reddix from Las Vegas.


Looking Ahead For The Motherland In 2017

By Jehron Muhammad

The need for industrial and infrastructure development in Africa is sacrosanct. The outgoing African Union Commission chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, said the AU’s move to secure “visa-freeentry for all Africans” is a step in that direction.


Truck Plows Into Berlin Christmas Market

By RT.com

A truck ploughed into a Christmas market in western Berlin killing nine and injuring several people, according to police. The incident Dec. 19 happened in one of Berlin’s largest Christmas markets, located in the western Charlottenburg district.


Putin: Russian Ambassador’s Murder Provocation Aimed At Undermining Syria Peace Process

By RT.com

The fatal attack on Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, who was killed by a gunman on Dec. 19, is “clearly a provocation” aimed at undermining both Russian-Turkish relations and the settling of the Syrian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.


New anti-corruption leader takes the helm in Ghana

By Kwaku Botwe

KUMASI, Ghana (IPS)—Ghanaian opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo has made history as the first son of a former president to lead the West African country, beating incumbent President John Mahama in the 2016 presidential elections held on early December.


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.


Christians, Muslims unite on economic venture in Atlanta

By Kenetta Muhammad And Karriemmah Muhammad

ATLANTA—The Atlanta Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and 10,000 Fearless Men and Women Headquarters of the South established a combined economic development venture in Atlanta called Blue Seas Express & Catering.


Can We Rebuild Black Wall Street?

By James Clingman -Guest Columnist-

Black Wall Street was burned to the ground in 1921 by a White mob. The Greenwood District, located in the northern section of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was once called “Negro Wall Street,” and “Little Africa.” It was home to hundreds of Black owned businesses and sat on valuable land desired by White oil speculators.


A Never Ending Wealth Gap Between Blacks And Whites In America?

By Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

Echoing past dire economic reports, a new study looks at the country’s racial wealth gap and its bone chilling ramifications. While other studies brought a heightened awareness of income inequality, wealth inequality offers a clearer picture and the outlook for Black America’s future looks darker unless there is serious change.


A Saviour Is Born for the Black Man and Woman of America

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Have you noticed how every Black leader who wants to unite Black people but is not made by White people, they reject him for you? When White people reject him, you reject him. We rejected Marcus Garvey? We rejected Noble Drew Ali. We rejected Malcolm X. We rejected Elijah Muhammad. » CONTINUE

Message To The Afrikan Black Coalition Conference

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Brothers and sisters, you are so great, that’s why the enemy doesn’t want you to know yourself! Because if you knew yourself, and would try to be yourself rather than being a replica of your enemy. We could be free overnight. » CONTINUE

Accepting Responsibility to Build Our Community

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Now the killings have increased in all the major cities of America and leading Black thinkers are now calling for the National Guard. Some people say, “Farrakhan you need to have another March.” No that is over, I will never go back to Washington like that ever again,  In fact, we do not have time. » CONTINUE

Iranian Journalist Nader Talebzadeh Interviews The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

This “religiosity” is not the standard by which true men of God are measured. In all the rituals that Islam has, deeply imbedded in those rituals are principles of truth. And sometimes we get lost in the religiosity; we get lost in the “symbol,” but we miss the substance of the truth. » CONTINUE

Principles and Practices of Leadership to Suffice Our Needs

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The greatest characteristic that a leader must have is a four-letter word: Love. Because it's only love of the people that puts their worth and value above your own! It’s love of the people that will put their lives above your own! » CONTINUE

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan: A Year End Interview For 2016 And Looking Ahead At 2017

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

On January 20, 2017 there will be a change of the guard. Many, many Black, Brown and Native people are worried over what may come from a Trump presidency. Some Caucasian people are upset but many more see hope in Donald Trump, who has already broken all of the norms of what presidents say and how they say it, what they do and how they do it. » CONTINUE

'It's Nation Time!' We Must Work For Our Collective Advancement

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Now on our level, as intellectuals and scholars: What are you willing to sacrifice to see the elevation not of yourself, but of the mass of our people? It’s going to take sacrifice; and there will be pain, and there will be suffering. … Are you willing to endure it for the elevation of the masses of our people? » CONTINUE

Holy Day' vs. 'Holiday': The Lie of 'December 25th'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

If we properly understand it, the birthday of Jesus should be sacred to every nation and every people because since The Fall of Adam, all humanity has suffered a loss and a death that is only corrected when this highly prophesied individual comes into the world. » CONTINUE

What’s Next? Boycott Christmas Spending

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I pray that after this Christmas, Santa will be out of business with us, and Jesus will be totally in business, because we will be acting on the principles that he left us with in these words: “Love ye one another even as I have loved you.” Don’t think about some “gift” that you can give; the greatest gift that you can give is right within yourself. » CONTINUE

Time To Let the Black Man Go Free!

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Why did the Founding Fathers say “freedom of speech” was necessary? When you have government that tells lies to the people and manipulates fear in the people to accomplish agendas that are not necessarily in the best interest of the people, “freedom of speech” will allow a real patriot to “speak truth to power”. » CONTINUE