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'There is no natural disease called Ebola'

by Richard B. Muhammad, Ashahed M. Muhammad and Brian E. Muhammad -Final Call Staffers-

Spread of disease, U.S. response, roles of pharmaceutical firms questioned as the latest threat to life strikes the African continent The numbers are alarming. The World Health Organization believes there... »

Study finds wide gap in statistics between races

by AP | Sep 30, 2014 - 10:59:45 PM

ST. LOUIS—A new study has found a wide gap in economic and health indicators when it comes to race in the St. Louis area. »

Climate change causing spike in Black health problems

by Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- | Sep 30, 2014 - 10:57:10 PM

NEW YORK - Hundreds of thousands gathered in Manhattan for a massive rally to demand action on climate change. March organizers said people had become frustrated by United Nation’s inaction on global warming so they gathered two days ahead of a high-level UN General Assembly meeting on climate change. »

Separation – A global solution to injustice

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Sep 30, 2014 - 10:43:50 PM

Throughout history, differences in culture, language, religion, political ideologies and social mores have led people to unite due to their similar circumstances or separate from nations, countries, tribes, territories and neighborhoods. The breakups have occurred through violence, non-violence, bloodshed and ballots. »

Apology from Ferguson chief brings no forgiveness

by Dr. J.A. Salaam | Sep 30, 2014 - 12:11:51 PM

FERGUSON, Mo. - “Too little too late” was the sentiment of protesters after Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson offered an apology to the Brown family and protesters six weeks after the killing of unarmed 18 year old Black teenager Mike Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. »

Social media, Hip Hop and youth

by Michael 6X | Sep 25, 2014 - 9:12:40 PM

“It’s a new generation, it’s called Hip Hop. But it’s the tremendous gift, of our young people that has affected, not only young people all over the world, but when you turn on the television many of the commercials have Hip Hop beats behind it and they’re trying to rhyme too.” »

Economic Blueprint at work in Tuskegee with Blue Seas 2

by Kenetta Muhammad | Sep 25, 2014 - 12:13:35 PM

“I am striving to do as The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has asked, and opening Blue Seas 2 in Tuskegee will allow us to continue to promote Muhammad’s Economic Blueprint. »

Black women mobilize for Marlene Pinnock

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Sep 25, 2014 - 11:50:31 AM

LOS ANGELES - Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Attorney Caree Harper, and more than 60 Black women from local women’s organizations held a press conference and fundraising reception for Marlene Pinnock, the 51-year-old then homeless Black woman savagely beaten by California Highway Patrol Officer Daniel Andrew. »

We are family: Reconciliation Conference unites the hearts and spirits of Muslims

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Sep 23, 2014 - 10:18:46 PM

PHILADELPHIA - In the City of Brotherly Love, a city with a long history of Islam, Muslims recently shared and took steps to reconcile and find ways to work together. Over an emotional weekend, the family of Muhammad embraced and enjoyed the wisdom and spirit of Allah (God) and an overriding spirit of love and unity. »

A tragic accident or negligence?

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Sep 23, 2014 - 10:14:47 PM

TAMPA, Fla. - There is an old saying that time heals all wounds, but in the case of the Joseph family, it hasn’t proven to be the case. The pain of Andrew and Deanna Joseph still runs deep seven months after losing their 14-year-old son, Andrew Joseph III, in a manner that produces more questions than answers. »

Ezell Ford remembered as lawyers prep for lawsuit in police shooting

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Sep 23, 2014 - 10:08:46 PM

LOS ANGELES - Attorneys for the family of a 25-year-old mentally ill, unarmed Black man shot by two Los Angeles Police Department officers were preparing to file a state and federal wrongful death lawsuit at press time. »

'We want action no more talk!'

by Dr. J.A. Salaam | Sep 23, 2014 - 8:24:50 PM

Protests and pressure keep building in Ferguson, Missouri as grand jury hears testimony from officer who killed Michael Brown. Activists and demonstrators repeat demand for federal intervention and a special prosecutor but are determined to continue the fight for justice. »

Controversies continue surrounding Eric Garner ‘chokehold’ case in New York

by Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- | Sep 22, 2014 - 11:53:16 AM

STATEN ISLAND, New York - While Staten Islanders, New York activists and others wait for the special grand jury to hear the case against police officers in the July 17 ‘chokehold’ death of Eric Garner, 43, an unarmed Black man, Ramsey Orta, whose video of the incident went viral appeared in Staten Island Supreme Court, Sept. 5. »

Inmate cooked to death, Federal probe urged

by Jenise Griffi n Morgan -The Florida Courier- | Sep 22, 2014 - 11:04:24 AM

(NNPA)—Darren Rainey was forced into a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution on June 23, 2012, and allegedly left there for two hours as part of a punishment ritual. When his body was removed from the locked shower, chunks of his skin had fallen off. »

Ex-New Orleans mayor reports to federal prison

by AP | Sep 22, 2014 - 11:01:51 AM

NEW ORLEANS—Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin recently reported to a federal prison in Texarkana, Texas, to begin serving a 10-year sentence. »


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We are one family and it’s our time to lead

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Sports, Black Athletes & Modern Slavery

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Big bucks, violence & Black women

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America's War Against Black Power

Secret gov't operations, set-ups, stool pigeons and political assassinations were...

Sisters under siege Black girls, young women must not be forgotten

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