National News A region and a world on edge Palestinian protests, major Trump miscues in Israel and rising tension, targeting of Iran don’t bode well for the future of the Middle East. Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan off ers vital insight, warning and guidance to the Islamic World as Muslims observe Ramadan, which should be a time of peace—but peace is nowhere to be found.
On the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and as trouble unfolds in the Middle East, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a divine message of guidance and warning to the Muslim World as tension and pressure rises in the region.
During the Ramadan Prayer Line, where Islamic scholars and Believers from different schools of Islamic thought tune in at 5 a.m. for daily spiritual messages, sayings from Prophet Muhammad of Arabia, and recitations from the Muslim holy book.
Updated May 21, 2018 - 11:29:48 AM
National News Rapper T.I. 'wrongfully arrested,' says lawyer
ATLANTA—A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt to enter his gated community near Atlanta.
Updated May 23, 2018 - 11:10:56 AM
National News Blacks seek their own spaces in the tech world
While Blacks and Hispanics are avid consumers of digital technology, they are grossly underrepresented in the digital workforce. According to statistics provided by the Kapor Center for Social Impact, in the U.S., the technology workforce is currently 90 percent White or Asian and 75 percent male.
Updated May 23, 2018 - 11:09:01 AM
National News Jr. MGT perform in Memphis parade
MEMPHIS—The young women and girls of Muhammad Mosque No. 55, known as the Jr. MGT, led the way as the featured drill team at the annual Foster Care Awareness Parade and Festival.
Updated May 23, 2018 - 10:00:40 AM
National News Trump, Israel igniting explosive conditions in the Middle East
On the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian “Nakba”—the “catastrophe” when more than 700,000 Palestinians were driven from their homes by European settlers to found the state of Israel in 1948—President Donald J. Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have lit the fuse to ignite explosive conditions in the Holy Land.
Updated May 22, 2018 - 12:43:15 PM