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Covid-19 ‘state of emergency’ for Black America?

by Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire and Naba’a Muhammad The Final Call

Early data and deaths are showing Blacks are disproportionate victims of the Covid-19 pandemic based on health and other problems rooted in historical oppression and inequity. Congressional leaders have called... »

Jesus is the Name of the Messiah[s] The Bible, The Holy Qur’an and Black Liberation Theology

by Demetric Muhammad-Guest Columnist- | Apr 8, 2020 - 6:32:08 PM

In Part 2 of his extraordinarily profound Saviours’ Day message, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan discussed the subject of “Jesus Is the Key.” This message is a message that is rich with wisdom, understanding and revelatory insight. »

U.S. rebuffs calls to ease sanctions on Iran during pandemic crisis

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 8, 2020 - 5:31:52 PM

While the world fights a global pandemic, America is increasing its pressure on Iran. The United States is playing hardball with requests to lift economic sanctions from the Islamic Republic of Iran while the Covid-19 pandemic is sweeping the earth. »

Detroit welcomes 22 women

by Mahalieka Muhammad @girl2goddess | Apr 8, 2020 - 5:30:11 PM

DETROIT—For the last four years the Detroit MGT and GCC (Muslim Girls Training and General Civilization Class, the women of the Nation of Islam) have maintained a weekly supplication and prayer circle directly after our Saturday class. »

U.S. government continues scramble to contain Covid-19

by Charlene Muhammad National Correspondent @sischarlene | Apr 7, 2020 - 12:52:12 AM

A president with a record of putting a good face on the Covid-19 pandemic, even if it means telling untruths, faced a grim reality recently as the United States entered a critical phase of a disease that has crippled the country. »

Black businesses matter, but will they get fair share of Covid-19 aid money?

by Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer @bsalmondc | Apr 7, 2020 - 12:04:57 AM

President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders announced the $2 trillion economic stimulus package—the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to great fanfare, touting the deliverables of different aspects of the provisions and their belief in its ability to slow the economic tsunami exacerbated by the novel coronavirus pandemic. One of the major selling points is a $1,200 one-time payment to adults.

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Hope, doubts about $2.2 trillion spending bill

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Apr 2, 2020 - 12:04:31 PM

The United States of America adopted a sweeping $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package, intended to provide immediate assistance to many citizens and small businesses, as well as to major industries on the brink of economic collapse amid the ongoing pandemic. Immediate public reaction ranged from relief to skepticism. »

Economic uncertainty and instability amid Covid-19 crisis

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Apr 2, 2020 - 11:58:17 AM

The global pandemic that is sweeping the United States and the world has ravaged almost everywhere it has hit, roaring through cities and small towns, killing thousands of people, making others ill, upending daily activities and decimating the country’s economic fabric. »

Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s former home to become global cultural center

by Toure Muhammad, Contributing Writer | Apr 2, 2020 - 11:55:24 AM

CHICAGO—The Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, by some estimates, built a more than $80 million organization that provided education, food, clothing, shelter and an elevated way of life for Black Americans. »

Rev. Joseph Lowery, civil rights movement ‘dean’ passes

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 2, 2020 - 11:52:42 AM

The world lost an esteemed elder and stalwart fighter for freedom, justice and equality with the passing of Reverend Joseph Echols Lowery. Rev. Lowery made his transition peacefully at home March 27 surrounded by his daughters and died of natural causes, a family statement said. »

A weekend of fundraising, fun and culture

by Cedric Muhammad | Apr 2, 2020 - 11:47:32 AM

NEW ORLEANS—In an effort to help raise funds for the annual Saviours’ Day Drive, and expose the city of New Orleans to the wealth of talent that exists in the Nation of Islam, the student laborers of Muhammad Mosque No. 46 invited Brother Henrí Muhammad, violinist and owner of Muhammad’s School of Music, to the city to help. »

A year after Nipsey’s passing, the marathon continues

by Charlene Muhammad National Correspondent @sischarlene | Mar 31, 2020 - 2:56:43 PM

Those inspired by the life of slain hip hop artist and businessman Nipsey Hussle are working a year later to carry on his legacy of peacemaking and community building. »

Truth telling and Supreme Wisdom: Jay Electronica’s ‘A Written Testimony’ a spiritually loaded lyrical, musical masterpiece

by Bryan 18X Crawford Contributing Writer @Asiatic18X | Mar 31, 2020 - 2:22:12 AM

Jay Electronica’s long-awaited debut album, “A Written Testimony,” has been praised by fans and long-time admirers grateful for the offering from one of hip hop’s lyrical geniuses. »

Nurses say lack of availability of protective equipment worsening

by The Final Call | Mar 25, 2020 - 4:32:48 PM

According to National Nurses United, a survey of registered nurses found “the vast majority of United States hospitals and health care facilities are still unprepared to handle and contain cases of Covid-19. »

CROE: 33 years of uplifting Hon. Elijah Muhammad and the community

by Toure Muhammad, Contributing Writer | Mar 25, 2020 - 2:50:20 PM

CHICAGO—As usual, elected officials, political candidates, activists and business owners showed up to demonstrate their support and appreciation for the Coalition for the Remembrance of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad (CROE) during the group’s 33rd Annual Founders’ Day celebration. »

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