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At War With The Government? - Armed, angry and White

by Richard B. Muhammad and Brian E. Muhammad -Final Call Staffers-

The Final Call takes a look at underreported tension and brewing disaster as angry Whites threaten law enforcement in the U.S. A firestorm of anger and death threats was set... »

Boys To Men Conference Gives Direction To ‘Born Warriors’

by James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor- | May 4, 2016 - 2:26:20 PM

CHICAGO—The only way you can show your connection to Allah (God) and power is through your growth in knowledge and wisdom, the Honorable Min. Louis Farrakhan told some 500 mostly Black males, teens ages 13-18, gathered at Mosque Maryam. But how can you be connected to God while you are covered in the veil of ignorance? he asked. »

Youth embrace manhood message taught by Min. Farrakhan

by Toure Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | May 4, 2016 - 2:25:34 PM

CHICAGO—“Let’s take our own community over and make it a safe and decent place to live,” urged the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan during his keynote address to the roughly 500 teens attending the 2nd Annual Boys to Men “Let Us Make Man” conference. »

Hunger Strikers Demand Justice, Ouster Of Police Chief

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | May 4, 2016 - 2:17:42 PM

SAN FRANCISCO—They had not eaten in over a week and police have threatened to arrest them, but five San Franciscans vowed to continue to deny themselves food until city officials fire Police Chief Gregory Suhr or he resigns. »

Legal system acts but water crisis isn’t over

by Starla Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Apr 28, 2016 - 10:17:52 AM

Despite criminal charges filed by Michigan’s attorney general against three officials in connection to the Flint Water Crisis, the sentiment among activists and residents is that everyone involved must be held accountable. They are also quick to point out the crisis is far from over for those still living with fear and uncertainty in this small city. »

The Passing Of A Prince

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Apr 28, 2016 - 10:13:04 AM

Vigils, block parties, and celebrations of his life continued across the world for music artist and global icon Prince. Music icon's legacy includes important stands for artist independence and calls for justice. »

Prince—The Essence Of Beauty

by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan | Apr 28, 2016 - 10:13:02 AM

In everything that Allah (God) created, there are lessons to be learned. There is exquisite beauty in the flowers, in the rocks, in the birds, in the beasts, in the fish and this exquisite beauty that only comes from God says that Allah (God) is the Most Beautiful of those who have beauty. »

More Boots On The Ground: Obama Sends 250 More U.S. Troops To Syria

by | Apr 28, 2016 - 10:11:18 AM

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed plans to dramatically increase the American troop presence in Syria by deploying an additional 250 personnel, bringing the total to 300. He said the troops would help drive out the Islamic State terrorist group. »

Alcohol Obsession, Corporate Greed And Devastated Lives

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | Apr 28, 2016 - 10:10:07 AM

Alcohol is widely used to ‘turn up,’ ‘get the party started,’ or some say simply to relax, but excessive drinking and alcohol abuse render devastating results far different from the drug portrayed as euphoria in a bottle. »

Island Suffering Is Focus Of Puerto Rican Diaspora Conference

by Michael Z. Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | Apr 28, 2016 - 10:06:12 AM

The “Puerto Rico/Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit” examined the humanitarian crisis on the island and focused on the impact it has had on Puerto Ricans living in the United States. »

Cleveland Settles Lawsuit Over Tamir Rice Shooting For $6m

by AP | Apr 28, 2016 - 9:45:03 AM

CLEVELAND— The city has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Black boy shot by a White police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center. »

First Annual Red, Black, Clean and Green Day a hit

by Final Call News | Apr 27, 2016 - 12:32:40 PM

Black communities nationwide participated in efforts to clean up their communities in the first annual Red, Black, Clean and Green Day. Communities in Chicago and dozens of other cities underwent efforts to transform their communities from trash-filled streets and vacant lots to clean streets and beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. »

Houston impacted heavily by severe flooding

by Shareefah Muhammad | Apr 27, 2016 - 12:30:49 PM

HOUSTON—Recovery efforts are continuing in Houston in the fallout from heavy rain that caused devastating flooding in areas of the city. According to media reports, 240 billion gallons of water fell in the Houston area alone, flooding nearly 1,000 homes, causing an estimated $5 billion in damages for the city. »

Shame at the United Nations

by Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer- | Apr 20, 2016 - 8:03:13 PM

WASHINGTON—For the past several months, the United Nations has been pilloried by non-governmental organizations, human rights groups and others as the world learns about almost-daily reports of sexual abuse allegations involving peacekeepers and UN staff. »

Democracy Awakening Says Voters Must Count More Than Big Money

by Askia Muhammad and Nisa Islam Muhammad -Final Call Staffers- | Apr 20, 2016 - 7:58:03 PM

WASHINGTON—Nearly 1,000 protesters were arrested at the U.S. Capitol in wave after wave of acts of civil disobedience April 11-18, dubbed “Democracy Spring.” The protests were designed to “take back American democracy” from the various “big money” interests which traditionally rule politics. »


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