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Judgement, Justice and the End of a World

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

Conflict, clashes and war are spread across the globe with a lack of justice and demands for justice at the root of conflicts from Ferguson, Mo., to Paris, France and... »

Minister Farrakhan's Saviours' Day message puts fight for justice front and center

by Final Call Staffers | Feb 26, 2015 - 10:12:48 AM

CHICAGO - Christ Universal Temple was abuzz with activity as attendees at Saviours’ Day 2015 headed for the exit doors after being fed a thought-provoking message by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. »

Saviours' Day Salat Al-Jumu'ah message: Be Thankful!

by James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor- | Feb 26, 2015 - 10:11:03 AM

CHICAGO - The budding Muslim Nation of Islam in America will grow and develop to become "a light to the entire world,"” said Imam Sultan Rahman Muhammad, during the Friday, Feb. 20 khutbah (prayer service message) at Mosque Maryam to kick off Saviours' Day 2015 weekend. »

Controversial Netanyahu speech to Congress moves forward

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Feb 26, 2015 - 10:10:05 AM

WASHINGTON - What started several months ago as a minor, but visible war of words between Israel and the White House, has erupted into a bitter confrontation involving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on one side, and Vice President Joseph Biden, several Democratic members of Congress, and President Barack Obama on the other. »

Winter’s frosty grip to tighten even more across portions U.S.

by AP | Feb 26, 2015 - 10:01:23 AM

Storms and freezing temperatures this past week in Tennessee caused 21 deaths, including 11 attributed to hypothermia. Gov. Bill Haslam elevated Tennessee Feb. 21 to a higher level state of emergency, meaning hard-hit areas may be eligible for state and federal assistance. »

Eric Garner’s family hasn’t received a dime from online fundraisers—report

by RT.com | Feb 26, 2015 - 9:56:01 AM

Tens of thousands of dollars have been raised online for the family of Eric Garner—who died via chokehold at the hands of New York police last year. The family, however, claims they don’t know where the money is from 19 crowd-funding projects. »

Black lives, power, love, art at Black fi lm festival

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Feb 18, 2015 - 9:34:54 PM

LOS ANGELES - The 23rd Annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival is continuing its mission to shatter America’s false imagery and negative depiction of Black people through films showcasing Black power, Black love, Black art, and forums. »

A president who ends war or president who makes war endless?

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Feb 17, 2015 - 10:07:10 AM

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama, who came into office six years ago promising to do away with this country’s bloody, costly, "war on terror" may have instead ushered the U.S. into an "endless war," one without borders, or even a definition of what would constitute its ultimate victory. »

‘Hands Up! Don’t Shoot!’ activist says Ferguson struggle far from over

by Richard B. Muhammad | Feb 17, 2015 - 9:17:39 AM

Anthony Shahid has a 30-year history in the St. Louis-area and for the last six months the activist has been focused on the killing of Michael Brown, Jr., and demands for justice in a struggle that has had a global impact. »

The life and legacy of revolutionary freedom fighter: Reies López Tijerina

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Feb 17, 2015 - 9:16:49 AM

Those who love Reies López Tijerina call him “El Tigre Del Norte” (The Tiger of the North) and all who spoke of him described him as a man of deep conviction and a man of action who led by example out of a profound love for the oppressed and disenfranchised. A self-taught man who used the Bible and this nation’s original documents, treaties and laws to obtain justice for his people. »

Winning second place, Black vote key to Chicago mayoral election

by La Risa Lynch -Contributing Writer- | Feb 17, 2015 - 9:04:34 AM

CHICAGO- An untested Rahm Emanuel backed by then-popular President Barack Obama swept into office when he ran for mayor of Chicago in 2011. It may not be so easy in this year’s race for mayor, according to some of the city’s Black political analysts. »

Sour grapes and double standards

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Feb 17, 2015 - 8:54:37 AM

CHICAGO - The decision to strip the Jackie Robinson West All-Star Little League team of their 2014 championship is not sitting well with members of the Black community in Chicago. The governing board of Little League International determined JRW officials knowingly violated rules by recruiting and using players from neighboring districts who did not qualify to play. »

SAVIOURS’ DAY 2015: The global cry for justice and local work of salvation

by FinalCall.com News | Feb 17, 2015 - 8:40:55 AM

CHICAGO - Saving the lives of Black people, delivering words of enlightenment, standing for the oppressed and charting a way forward in a world of confusion are essential to the mission of the Nation of Islam. »

The Intensifying, Universal Cry for Justice

by FinalCall.com News | Feb 11, 2015 - 4:51:16 PM

“The Intensifying, Universal Cry for Justice” is the title of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s Saviours' Day 2015 keynote address set for Sunday February 22 at Christ Universal Temple in Chicago, IL. and is scheduled to be carried live via webcast @ http://NOI.org »

Universal corruption breeds universal dissatisfaction

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Feb 10, 2015 - 8:50:01 AM

From East to West and North to South, injustice is everywhere and corruption is being called the underlying cause of violent extremism, terrorism, bloodshed, conflicts, and social upheaval. »

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