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Minister Farrakhan issues challenge to Trump, White America and Black America in return to Detroit

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam embraced by Motor City for the Holy Day of Atonement observance and the 23rd anniversary of the Million Man March.... »

The Kanye West controversy

by Barrington M. Salmon and Richard B. Muhammad | Oct 18, 2018 - 2:18:41 PM

Some Blacks were repulsed at his supportive expressions of the president, and disgusted that Mr. West has tied his fortunes so closely to a man deemed a racist and overt supporter of White nationalists, as someone who has been assailed from Black Americans for his bigotry, his crassness and his need to belittle all around him. »

Hurricane Michael and disasters lashing America

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 17, 2018 - 3:17:12 PM

Researchers say there has been an increase in hurricane activity because climate change is making the oceans hotter, resulting in bigger hurricanes, more intense and longer-lasting hurricanes than in the past. »

Struggle to free Mumia continues at Oct. 29 hearing

by Gregory Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Oct 17, 2018 - 2:34:54 PM

Mumia Abu-Jamal is a former Black Panther Party member and a MOVE supporter. A new court date is scheduled for October 29 for Mumia’s lawyers to present oral arguments that his new appeal right should be granted. »

Campaign to save childhood home of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Oct 17, 2018 - 1:01:27 PM

A critical campaign to save and restore the childhood home of freedom fighter Chairman Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party Illinois Chapter is underway. »

Memories, continued motivation to keep spirit, work of Million Man March alive

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Oct 17, 2018 - 9:24:21 AM

DETROIT—Alverda Muhammad, a Nation of Islam pioneer from Muhammad Mosque No. 4 in Washington, D.C., facilitated a riveting dialogue with men and women who journeyed to the historic 1995 Million Man March called by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

Honoring Our Mother and a Noble Servant

by Final Call News | Oct 17, 2018 - 9:23:20 AM

—On a brisk and bright autumn afternoon family and loved ones of Mother Tynnetta Muhammad, wife of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad, gathered again to pay honor and respect to a woman whose indelible impact and influence on the heart and minds of men, women and children of the Nation of Islam and the world of Islamic culture and scholarship continues to reign. »

An ‘amazing message’ delivered in Detroit

by Starla Muhammad and Katrina Muhammad | Oct 17, 2018 - 9:21:02 AM

For the thousands of people that braved the slight chill in the air on a fall afternoon in Aretha Franklin Amphitheater on Oct. 14, many were warmed by the heart and spirit of a man who has worked tirelessly for decades to uplift Black and oppressed people in America and the world—the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

A weekend of service and excitement in a special city

by Final Call News | Oct 17, 2018 - 9:18:33 AM

DETROIT—History was made in an historic city as the Nation of Islam commemorated the Holy Day of Atonement and 23rd anniversary of the Million Man March. »

Award-winning Final Call writer flexes her media muscle

by Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer- | Oct 11, 2018 - 12:35:18 AM

In the era of “fake news,” it can be difficult for some to know fact from fiction. That’s why Charlene Muhammad, long-time journalist and national correspondent for The Final Call Newspaper, has grown her weekly radio show Liberated Sisters. It has grown from just an idea she had into a weekly radio show and now a live video podcast. »

Philly FOI adopt West Philadelphia rec center

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 11, 2018 - 12:34:15 AM

PHILADELPHIA—The Mill Creek section of the city was the site of the infamous 2000 “Lex Street Massacre,” Philadelphia’s worst killing spree in modern history. It is in this area that the men of the Fruit of Islam (FOI) in the “West Squad” of Muhammad Mosque No. 12 decided to establish a community service project. »

Excitement builds in Detroit for Million Man March anniversary weekend October 12-14

by Katrina Muhammad | Oct 9, 2018 - 8:48:32 PM

DETROIT—The City of Detroit is ready and very excited about the anticipated return of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and Nation of Islam for the Million Man March 23rd Anniversary and Holy Day of Atonement observance. »

Kavanaugh confirmed and political conflict increases in America

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Oct 9, 2018 - 8:46:43 PM

Disorder in The Court. Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Donald J. Trump’s second embattled Supreme Court nominee is now the 114th Justice on the high court after he was confirmed by the narrowest margin in 150 years, only one vote to spare: 50 in favor, 48 opposed, 1 present. »

Conference focuses on Black economics and wealth-building

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Oct 9, 2018 - 8:44:00 PM

PHILADELPHIA—Financial expert and businessman Dr. Boyce Watkins and The Black Business School in partnership with Philadelphia’s IBuyBlack initiative recently sponsored the All Black Convention in the “City of Brotherly Love” at Audenreid High School. »

Young, Gifted, and Black Engineers

by Final Call News | Oct 9, 2018 - 8:43:26 PM

HOUSTON—The students of Muhammad University of Islam in Houston enrolled in a four-week STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) Camp where they acquired skill sets engineers use in the development of new technologies. »

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