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Memphis, Dr. King and Justice Or Else

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

MEMPHIS - A capacity crowd packed the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts to hear the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan speak to those living in the Mid-South region as part... »

Jailed for picking up a nightstick

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Aug 28, 2015 - 12:28:04 PM

LOS ANGELES - A mentally ill Black woman was expected to know soon if LAPD officers who fought then fatally shot her friend, a mentally ill, homeless unarmed Black man on Skid Row had probable cause to arrest her for merely picking up a nightstick dropped by an officer during the commotion. »

'Make them pay' says lawyer for woman publicly strip searched by cops

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Aug 28, 2015 - 12:27:31 PM

The attorney for a Black woman who says she felt raped after Harris County Texas Sheriff Deputies publicly strip searched her at a Texaco gas station parking lot was planning to file a federal civil lawsuit at press time. »

'Silence is our enemy' says Janelle Monae

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Aug 28, 2015 - 12:18:11 PM

anelle Monae and the Wondaland Records artists performed a tearful rendition of their new release “Hell You Talmbout,” a powerful song that pays tribute to those who have fallen victim to police violence to those gathered August 17 in front of Chicago Bean in Millennium Park, downtown Chicago. »

A tour of historic National Civil Rights Museum and reflection on the King legacy

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Aug 28, 2015 - 12:07:36 PM

MEMPHIS - Prior to the delivery of his message here on the evening of Aug. 20, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was led on a private tour of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel. »

New Orleans: A tale of two cities

by Rhodesia Muhammad | Aug 28, 2015 - 11:45:45 AM

NEW ORLEANS - It's been a decade since millions across the world witnessed the aftermath of what is known as one of the largest, costliest and deadliest hurricanes to ever hit the United States. The city had a population of about 485,000 people before Katrina and fell to an estimated 230,000 afterward. »

Racial rage in St. Louis reflects history

by J.A. Salaam -Staff Writer- | Aug 28, 2015 - 11:44:00 AM

ST. LOUIS - After the death of Michael Brown, Jr., last August, this city and the surrounding communities like Ferguson, Mo,. became the epicenter for racial tensions, police militarization and resistance. »

White men, guns and protecting Black people?

by Askia Muhammad and J.A. Salaam Final Call Staffers | Aug 28, 2015 - 11:41:59 AM

WASHINGTON - Into the toxic brew of un-punished killings of Blacks in Ferguson, Mo., and a heavily militarized police force has come a fiercely anti-government, militaristic group of armed, “civilian” White men, seemingly itching for a fight »

'City of the Dead' comes to life as support for Justice Or Else! grows

by Rashad Muhammad | Aug 25, 2015 - 1:09:38 PM

MEMPHIS - A couple thousand people packed the Cannon Center and after braving long lines were glad to have heard Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan and were looking forward to making history on Oct. 10 in Washington, D.C. »

Live Now: Justice or Else! Streaming Live from Memphis!

by FinalCall.com News | Aug 20, 2015 - 8:08:55 PM

Justice or Else! Is live streaming from Memphis, TN., featuring keynote address by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan @ http://www.justiceorelse.com/webcast/ »

A day of remembrance and response for #SandraBland at the scene of the crime

by Ebony Muhammad | Aug 19, 2015 - 4:59:21 PM

HEMPSTEAD, Texas - Nearly a month after the death of Sandra Bland in police custody, there have been countless rallies, marches and protests demanding answers and justice for what many believe to be a murder made to appear as a suicide. »

The aim of the enemy: Stop the rise of the Black Messiah

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Aug 19, 2015 - 3:03:16 PM

MILWAUKEE - Mercy Memorial Baptist Church here was filled to capacity upstairs and downstairs with people standing outside to be a part of the history making “Justice Or Else!” tour. »

Lessons in character and leadership

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Aug 19, 2015 - 2:35:48 PM

HARVEY, Ill. - Calling the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan “a passionate visionary” and “one of the greatest leaders of our time,” Mayor Eric Kellogg welcomed him to Thornton Township High School to speak to the south suburban community about upcoming plans for the 20th anniversary of the historic Million Man March themed: “Justice or Else!” »

Poll shows growing dissatisfaction with Black mistreatment

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Aug 18, 2015 - 1:00:59 PM

The poll comes weeks ahead of the upcoming "Justice Or Else!" mass gathering in Washington, D.C., on October 10, 2015 marking the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. »

Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies at 75

by Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent | Aug 18, 2015 - 12:20:58 PM

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Julian Bond, immediate past board chairman of the NAACP, a founding member and communications director of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), died the evening of Aug. 15, at the age of 75. »

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