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Remembering Elijah Al-Amin: A collision between an innocent victim, White fear and White supremacy

by Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer @bsalmondc

The sheer audacity and the ruthlessness of Elijah Al-Amin's death is reverberating far beyond the Circle K convenience store where a man—two days out of prison—walked up behind him while... »

Twitter freezes Farrakhan Account

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 18, 2019 - 6:34:47 PM

Twitter, one of the world’s largest social media companies, has frozen the official account of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan under a new policy guideline. »

Rich, White and a predator: Indictment brings up questions of race, class, power and sexual abuse

by J.S. Adams, Contributing Writer | Jul 18, 2019 - 5:42:07 PM

MIAMI—South Florida billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is now facing possible jail time after a July arrest. He was brought up on criminal charges for allegedly running a sex trafficking ring and raping several underage girls. »

Black immigrants suffer at U.S.-Mexico border

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Jul 18, 2019 - 5:35:36 PM

America is hailed as a refuge for the poor, huddled, homeless masses yearning to breathe free, but thousands of African and Haitian immigrants being detained at the U.S.-Mexican border in Tijuana are experiencing a different reality. »

‘He loved Elijah Muhammad’

by The Final Call | Jul 18, 2019 - 5:31:59 PM

The place he helped build and had others come to learn about the life, work and mission of the Hon. Elijah Muhammad is the place admirers came to say goodbye to Munir Muhammad. »

Remembering Munir Muhammad

by Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor- | Jul 18, 2019 - 5:30:29 PM

CHICAGO—Black Chicago, the Muslim community and independent media lost a bright and unique star with the unexpected and sudden death of Munir Muhammad. »

Families suffer under broken immigration system

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 18, 2019 - 12:33:30 PM

As the national debate rages about immigration reform, protection of U.S. borders and treatment of refugee and asylum seekers from Mexico, Central and South America, one Georgia mother has been separated from her family. »

St. Louis community honoring Akbar Muhammad, July 27

by J.A. Salaam and Nisa Islam Muhammad | Jul 18, 2019 - 12:30:30 PM

ST. LOUIS—It’s the summer of 1975. The hit film “Jaws” is on movie screens across the country and has viewers on the edge of their seats. NASA launches the first joint United States and Soviet Union space flight. »

Minister Farrakhan shares message on self-mastery and manifesting power

by J.S. Adams, Contributing Writer | Jul 18, 2019 - 12:22:53 PM

ST. CHARLES, Ill.—The atmosphere inside the St. Charles Ballroom at the Pheasant Run Resort quickly changed. Those learning new fighting techniques stopped as the announcement came: The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was about to walk into the room. »

A troubled police force and hope for change

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Jul 11, 2019 - 11:01:22 AM

For more than 50 years, the Baltimore Police Department has earned the reputation as a tough, bruising force that leveled most of its rough treatment and casual cruelty on Charm City’s Black residents. »

Separation tour comes to Philly

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Jul 11, 2019 - 10:57:56 AM

PHILADELPHIA—Student Minister Ava Muhammad, national spokesperson of Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, made the 15th stop on her nationwide “Should Blacks Consider Separation” tour in the ‘City of Brotherly Love.’ Conducting the gathering in a town hall style format, the event was held at the mega Triumph Baptist Church on June 21. »

Earthquake and divine judgement in California

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Jul 11, 2019 - 10:53:30 AM

LOS ANGELES—Parts of Southern California are under a state of emergency after two earthquakes struck during America’s Independence Day celebration. »

Celebrating the life of Jerome ‘Brother Shorty’ Muhammad

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Jul 11, 2019 - 10:48:15 AM

LOS ANGELES—South Central Los Angeles mourned the death of Jerome “Brother Shorty” Muhammad aka “Lenchmob Shorty,” a great father, brother, student, friend and hip-hop artist who passed away due to kidney and liver failure. He was 52. »

Soldiering and training in the desert

by Jason Muhammad | Jul 11, 2019 - 10:35:04 AM

LAS VEGAS—The second annual Western Regional Training Seminar was an absolute success titled, “Defending our way of Life,” held June 15. Men, women and children received training, and knowledge from Nation of Islam Student Assistant Supreme Captain and martial arts grandmaster, Abdul Azziz Muhammad (formerly Anthony Muhammad). »

Stop 'terrorizing immigrant communities,' 'imprisoning children:' activists, protestors want federal child detention centers shut down

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Jul 10, 2019 - 10:00:08 AM

MISSION VIEJO, Calif.—Human and immigrant rights activists are calling on Congress to shut down child detention centers by cutting off funding after seeing images and hearing testimonies of horrific conditions inside the facilities. »

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