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White anger, White insecurity and global White terror

by Brian E. Muhammad and Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad

Murderous rage in New Zealand, which left 50 people killed in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, is part of global, growing and deadly White deadly resentment, said analysts, activists... »

White nationalism, a worldwide threat unlikely to cease

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Mar 19, 2019 - 2:24:26 PM

The gunman credited mass shootings in the U.S. with inspiring him to kill immigrants. He also praised President Trump. The suspect idolized American, Canadian and other White nationalist mass shooters and had White supremacist lingo emblazoned on his weapon. »

Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder, and faces charges of racism, sexism, opportunism

by Richard B. Muhammad, Editor | Mar 19, 2019 - 2:22:15 PM

The firing of the co-founder of the Southern Poverty law Center came as a shock, but perhaps more shocking were suspected reasons for his firing. »

Black women and the ugly reality of domestic violence

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Mar 12, 2019 - 10:07:42 PM

Last Thanksgiving was a particularly bad holiday for the families of six Black females who died at a time often used to focus on reasons to be grateful. But advocates say domestic violence and assaults against Black women still draw too little attention, outrage and protest. »

Best and worst states for women named in report

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Mar 12, 2019 - 9:59:30 PM

Researchers for the “Best and Worst States for Women” report analyzed statistics for 50 states and the District of Columbia. They looked at nine categories: median earnings, unemployment, poverty, women-owned businesses, high school graduation rates, the percentage of women who voted in the 2016 presidential elections, uninsured rates, life expectancy at birth, and homicide rates. »

Building up young Black men

by The Final Call | Mar 12, 2019 - 7:03:04 PM

CHICAGO—Enoch Muhammad of Hip Hop Detoxx, a mentoring and activist group, took its empowerment message to the young men at St. Leo High School on the city’s South Side and engaged in dialogue and Black male development. »

Criticism of Israeli wrongs and U.S. policy isn’t anti-Semitic, say Blacks and rabbi

by Barrington M. Salmon | Mar 12, 2019 - 11:23:20 AM

As Rep. IIhan Omar found out, speaking truth to power about the savagery, violence and humiliations occurring every day to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza and offering unapologetic critiques of U.S.-Israel policy has a price. »

God’s Prophets Criticize, Rebuke & Warn Israel: Vindication for Rep. Omar

by Demetric Muhammad | Mar 12, 2019 - 10:49:34 AM

While Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar is being vilified in the halls of Congress for statements that are critical of the Israeli lobby’s control and influence over the American government, I am reminded of how the subject of Israel is both a religious and political subject of importance and modern relevance. »

The targeting of a courageous congresswoman and fighting the false charge of anti-Semitism

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Mar 12, 2019 - 10:14:51 AM

Since she entered Congress in January, Rep. Ilhan Omar has enjoyed one of the highest profiles in the freshman class of the 116th Congress. »

More talk, no action?

by Bryan 18X Crawford and Brian Muhammad | Mar 5, 2019 - 10:03:20 PM

The issue of reparations has become a hotly politicized topic in the run up to the 2020 presidential election. Of course, reparations as redress for the horrors inflicted upon Black people in America, both during and after slavery isn’t a new conversation. »

A sexual predator’s shelter begins to crumble

by Janiah Adams -Contributing Writer- | Mar 5, 2019 - 10:02:15 PM

In a case that’s taking state and federal governments by storm, women who were victims of sexual abuse as minors by Jeffrey Epstein, a West Palm Beach, Fla. billionaire, are demanding that the government remove his federal immunity, vacate his plea deal and reopen his sex trafficking case. »

Deadly day of tornados strike Alabama

by AP | Mar 5, 2019 - 9:59:15 PM

BEAUREGARD, Ala.—Rescuers searched for victims March 4 amid homes smashed to their foundations, shredded metal dangling from trees and dead animals lying in the open after at least one tornado ripped through a rural Alabama community. »

Chicago mayor’s race featuring two Black women, headed to runoff election

by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer- | Mar 5, 2019 - 9:44:08 PM

Despite one of the lowest voter turnouts ever in the city, history was made when two Black women emerged as the top candidates in the field, setting the stage for a runoff election. »

Student Minister William Muhammad honored in Milwaukee

by Dwayne Muhammad | Mar 5, 2019 - 9:42:36 PM

Recently, on a bitterly cold and icy night, registered members of the Nation of Islam, family, friends and supporters gathered to celebrate Student Minister William Muhammad’s 60th birth-anniversary at Suite Lounge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. »

Street naming honors Black anti-lynching activist and journalist

by Bryan 18X Crawford | Mar 5, 2019 - 9:41:39 PM

CHICAGO—The last time a street in Chicago was renamed for a prominent Black person in American history, the year was 1968, when South Park Way was changed to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. »

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