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Down with Santa - Put Christ & Justice First This Christmas

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor-

Minister Farrakhan talks to clergy about uplifting Jesus, rejecting Santa, rejecting holiday spending and importance of a Xmas buying boycott CHICAGO - For Pastor David Woods of Mt. Pilgrim M.B.... »

Cops arrest leaves citizens questioning bias practices

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 25, 2015 - 10:40:39 AM

MARKSVILLE, La. - It wasn’t long before citizens here began to notice the difference in the loss of Black lives and the loss of White lives. It took only three days for authorities to arrest the two city marshals responsible for the alleged shooting death of sixyear- old Jeremy Mardis in Marksville, Louisiana. »

Making Peace in the Crescent City

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 25, 2015 - 9:26:54 AM

NEW ORLEANS - On the heels of the October 10 Justice Or Else! Gathering in Washington, D. C., Student Minister Willie Muhammad of the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad Mosque No. 46 and the New Orleans Peace Keepers have increased their efforts at stopping the violence in their city and are responsible for successfully squashing 23 beefs with their conflict resolution services. »

‘Occupying the Corners’ in the ATL

by Kenetta Muhammad | Nov 25, 2015 - 9:24:50 AM

ATLANTA - The National Action Network (NAN), Muhammad Mosque No. 15, the Unite or Die Campaign and the Atlanta Local Organizing Committee of the Justice Or Else! Movement, joined forces and took to the streets to “Occupy the Corners” near the West End and AUC Area, which includes Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University. »

Ben Carson campaign inevitably headed downhill?

by Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor- | Nov 25, 2015 - 9:16:03 AM

WASHINGTON - While it has always been very, very unlikely that Dr. Ben Carson would win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, and even less likely that he could ever win the presidency, the wheels may have begun to come off the Carson campaign bus. »

Notice of Headline Retraction

by Richard B. Muhammad - Editor | Nov 25, 2015 - 9:01:30 AM

We are asking our people to uplift Jesus Christ and demonstrate the love, honor and respect we claim to feel for One who gave himself entirely for our Salvation. Thus, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has declared: “Up with Jesus, Down with Santa!” »

The powerful history of Black boycotts

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Nov 25, 2015 - 8:59:59 AM

When Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan declared that the Justice Or Else! movement would wage an economic boycott to redistribute the pain Blacks suffer in America, many understood and moved out on his call. Others wondered, could a Christmas spending boycott benefit Black people? »

Minneapolis shooting exposes police, racism in the Twin Cities say leaders and activists

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 25, 2015 - 8:58:21 AM

Activists, social justice advocates and residents in Minneapolis, Minn., are on edge over the police killing of Jamar Clark, 24 who some say was shot point blank while in handcuffs and already on the ground. »

Chicago on edge after judge orders suppressed footage of police shooting be made public

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Nov 25, 2015 - 8:57:52 AM

CHICAGO - A Cook County judge ruled video footage of a Black teenager being gunned down by police must be released to the public, and now, the fallout from that decision is being felt. »

A legacy of service and work remembered

by Final Call News | Nov 25, 2015 - 8:12:21 AM

Minister Abdul Majied Muhammad was a husband, father and soldier in the cause of Islam. Janazah services for the 73-year-old Minister Majied were held Monday, August 31, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. He was 73 years old. »

Unwanted, unwelcome, unsafe: Black students and confronting campus racism

by Richard B. Muhammad and J.A. Salaam -Final Call Staffers- | Nov 18, 2015 - 9:40:02 PM

Outrage starts at Missouri, spreads across country as fed up Black students rebel against White supremacy and mistreatment in higher education. »

Anti-Western war and foreign policy blowback strikes Paris?

by Brian E. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Nov 18, 2015 - 2:03:35 PM

A night of violence and mayhem in Paris and six simultaneous acts of coordinated violence, using bombs and automatic weapons, killed 129 people and injured hundreds more, according to officials. »

Protesters blast hawkish prime minister and blind U.S. backing of Israel

by Final Call News | Nov 18, 2015 - 2:02:55 PM

WASHINGTON - Dozens of organizations, including the International ANSWER Coalition, American Muslims for Palestine, the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee, Code Pink, Jewish Voices for Peace, RootsAction and the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, made known their opposition to the recent visit to Washington of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. »

'Our children have the right to be safe!'

by Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Nov 18, 2015 - 1:56:11 PM

CHICAGO - A heavy sadness filled the sanctuary of Saint Sabina Catholic Church on the South Side, just a few blocks away from where 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was brutally gunned down a little over a week prior. »

Remembering Sister Melia Farrakhan

by Final Call News | Nov 18, 2015 - 12:30:05 PM

CHICAGO - Melia Maria Farrakhan, a granddaughter of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, was remembered for her humor, her smile, her loyalty during recent funeral services and a gathering of family and friends. »


Black dollars, Black power and shutting down Black Friday

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'Terrorism in the classroom'

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Minister Farrakhan's appeal to street organizations to make peace

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Cleveland responds to Farrakhan's clarion call for 'Justice Or Else!'

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Memphis, Dr. King and Justice Or Else

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From Watts yesterday to Ferguson today, Riots and Resistance

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Ferguson Erupts Again

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'We are not asking for justice, we are demanding justice'

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