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'Separate and be saved'

by James G. Muhammad and Richard B. Muhammad -Final Call Editors-

With Blacks at the brink of extinction and the country on the brink of a racial explosion, Min. Farrakhan provides guidance and direction on the way forward: Black America must... »

Minister Farrakhan’s Holy Day of Atonement Message Resonates with Listeners

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 19, 2016 - 12:15:36 PM

ATLANTA—Thousands packed into the historic Fox Theater in Atlanta for a keynote address, filled with guidance, warning and direct marching orders from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan culminating the 21st anniversary celebration of the Holy Day of Atonement and the Million Man March. »

Day of Action and Community Service in the Bluff

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 19, 2016 - 12:03:22 PM

THE BLUFF—During the 21st anniversary of the Million Man March and Holy Day of Atonement, a “Day of Action and Community Service” took place in the Bluff, a community reputed to be the worst crime area in Georgia and an area of illicit drug use. But the Bluff has become an example of good as well for places like it across the country. »

Friday Prayer Service A Blessed Start To Holy Day Of Atonement Weekend

by Jehron Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 19, 2016 - 11:42:40 AM

ATLANTA—The observance of the 21st anniversary celebration of the Million Man March, The Holy Day of Atonement, began appropriately as Student Minister Carlos Muhammad of Baltimore said, “Starting off right, with the Jumu’ah prayer service, is fulfilling our obligation to Allah and getting us in line with His commandment.” »

Safe vaccines now! Friday protest and town hall meeting highlight links between autism, tainted vaccines and children

by Nation of Islam | Oct 13, 2016 - 11:24:02 PM

Nation of Islam Student Minister Tony Muhammad, who is on a national speaking tour, families and producers of a movie raising concerns about vaccine safety and links between autism and unsafe vaccines will hold a Friday morning protest outside CDC headquarters in Atlanta. »

Atlanta Prepares For 21st Anniversary Of Million Man March

by Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor- | Oct 13, 2016 - 11:23:44 PM

CHICAGO—The birthplace of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the capital city Atlanta, once known as the “Black Mecca,” will soon draw Nation of Islam Believers, supporters, family and friends for the 2016 Holy Day of Atonement, marking the 21st anniversary of the historic Million Man March. »

Presidential Debate Hits New Low As Election Looms

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Oct 13, 2016 - 11:20:34 PM

WASHINGTON - When it seemed that the presidential campaign could not stoop any lower; when it seemed there could be nothing more shocking from the major-party candidates than what had already been exposed; when former Sec. of State Hillary R. Clinton faced off for the second face-to-face debate against casino operator Donald J. Trump the conversation took the campaign to a new low. »

Judge dismisses lawsuit filed by Ferguson protestors

by J.A. Salaam -Staff Writer- | Oct 13, 2016 - 11:17:06 PM

ST. LOUIS—A U.S. District Court judge has thrown out a $40 million civil rights lawsuit against police accused of using excessive force against demonstrators during unrest in nearby Ferguson, Mo. In August 2014. »

The long test of faith of Omar Askia Ali

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 12, 2016 - 1:03:56 PM

PHILADELPHIA—Edward X. Sistrunk, now known as Omar Askia Ali, was active in the Nation of Islam in the 1960s and 1970s as the movement pursued its mission of the complete spiritual, economic, social and political resurrection of the Black community. »

'Birth of a Nation' - New movie connects with America’s ugly racial history

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Oct 10, 2016 - 12:35:49 PM

LOS ANGELES—America’s contradictions and struggles with the old, ugly, and deadly problems of racism and White supremacy were already on full display with the release of “The Birth of a Nation” movie. »

More encounters, more killings by Los Angeles County police officers

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Oct 7, 2016 - 8:51:11 AM

LOS ANGELES—“They’ve declared war on Black people, and we have to stop pretending like it’s anything less than that,” said Dr. Melina Abdullah of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles. »

Blacks facing ‘human rights crisis,’ deserve reparations UN experts say

by | Oct 7, 2016 - 8:40:04 AM

Experts from the United Nations have warned that African Americans in the U.S. were facing a “human rights crisis” and they should receive reparations for slavery. »

An African mother agonizes over the police killing of her son

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Oct 4, 2016 - 1:37:42 PM

EL CAJON, Calif.—The name Alfred Olango has been added to the list of those who were fatally struck down by bullets fired by police officers in questionable circumstances. »

Election 2016: ‘Trumpism’ and voting for candidates few really like, or trust

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Oct 4, 2016 - 1:35:13 PM

WASHINGTON—Presidential candidates Donald J. Trump and Hillary Rodham Clinton faced off in the most widely viewed debate in U.S. history Sept. 26 at Hofstra University on Long Island, New York. »

Celebrating 30 years of service, work and history

by Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor- | Oct 4, 2016 - 1:34:07 PM

CHICAGO—Three decades ago, armed with few resources, but filled with a genuine desire to preserve, document and share the unmatched history and eternal legacy of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, a plan was born. »


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LOS ANGELES—America’s contradictions and struggles with the old, ugly, and...

Real jail time for fake drug crimes

CHICAGO—A research report accusing the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...

Blacks killed by police, does anyone care?

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State Of Emergency - Black skins, White minds and false promises

Farrakhan delivers words of warning, guidance and call to action...

The Truth About 9/11 - Fifteen years of war and not a lesson learned?

WASHINGTON — Flanked by his top military brass, President Barack...

Phone calls, slave labor, vending and profits

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Milwaukee—this time Another shooting, another rebellion

MILWAUKEE, Wisc.—The physical clean-up is underway but charred buildings and...

L. A. street organizations move forward in efforts for peace

In the midst of police violence crisis, Black youth in...

Black, blue and the U.S. racial divide

Police killings, race hatred, protests and ever increasing tension, division...

Raw racial wounds exposed in Dallas shootings and videotaped killings

DALLAS — The raw racial wounds that go to America’s...

Muhammad Ali - A champion in the struggle for freedom, justice and equality

The physical passing of the man known worldwide as Muhammad...

Farrakhan to Black entrepreneurs: Be bold!

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—“What did God create the human being to be?...