Editorials

Where’s Weinstein?

by The Final Call

Harvey Weinstein, the fallen movie industry giant, is a convicted sex criminal. But where is he? Where are the Weinstein documentaries, where are the news specials, where is the national,... »

The Medium, the Messenger and the Media Mission Matter

by Final Call Staff | Feb 12, 2020 - 11:54:26 PM

When a video clip of powerhouse CBS interviewer Gayle King was posted online, it went viral for all the wrong reasons. In the clip, Ms. King is interviewing basketball legend Lisa Leslie and dredges up an assault allega- tion about the late basketball star Kobe Bryant. »

A nation on edge and running out of time

by The Final Call | Feb 4, 2020 - 11:17:08 AM

With the Senate essentially exonerating the president, an important episode in American history doesn’t end but a new chapter is just beginning. A brash president not held accountable for anything, while even some supporters concede he did wrong, isn’t going to back down. »

The Twitter War Against Farrakhan—and Truth

by Richard B. Muhammad, Editor | Jan 22, 2020 - 10:47:51 AM

It was not surprising but it was disturbing to find the Twitter account of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam removed from the platform. »

A liar in the White House, danger for the country

by The Final Call | Jan 14, 2020 - 1:25:58 PM

Dear America, Your president is a liar.
It may seem impolite or indelicate to call him such, but too much is at stake to not speak the truth. This is especially important for news media, the so-called guardian of democracy whose lap dog repetition of Bush administration lies about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq helped lead to almost two decades of war, thousands of U.S. deaths, hundreds of thousands of Arab World deaths and wasted over a trillion dollars. »

Could American assassination, arrogance usher in Armageddon?

by The Final Call | Jan 7, 2020 - 12:47:19 PM

“We took action last night to stop a war; we did not take action to start a war,” declared President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters from his Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida as America hurtled toward a possible major and destructive military conflict. Neither his words Jan. 3, nor his actions made much sense. »

Our Protecting Friend

by The Final Call | Dec 30, 2019 - 1:26:26 AM

As a year and a decade closes, it is fitting to reflect on decisions made, work done and unfinished business ahead. »

Hands off Ava Muhammad!

by The Final Call | Dec 30, 2019 - 1:24:04 AM

In scripture and in history, those who stand against oppression and evil often find themselves falsely accused of wrongs committed by those who are actually guilty.

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Lies, lies, lies: America’s presidents and the Afghan War

by The Final Call | Dec 23, 2019 - 3:07:46 PM

President Trump has lied so regularly and gas lit the American public so often that talk of lies barely raise an eyebrow at times. Lying seems to be the order of the day. But recent revelations about the war in Afghanistan uncovered by the Washington Post prove once again that lying and misleading is a core part of the way the American government operates. And, it doesn’t matter who is in the White House. »

The troubled America—no peace

by The Final Call | Dec 17, 2019 - 1:18:47 PM

For the fourth time in U.S. history an American president is facing impeachment—and he seems oblivious to or unworried about ripping the country apart. With words like “losers,” “traitors,” and “treason” punctuating conversations, nothing good for America can be happening. »

Remembering our martyrs

by The Final Call | Dec 10, 2019 - 11:00:11 AM

This December marked the 50th anniversary of the police killing of Black Panther party leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark in the city of Chicago. Panther leader Hampton, headquartered in the city, and Panther Clark, who hailed from Peoria, Ill., were shot to death Dec. 4, 1969 in a West Side apartment. »

Redistribute the pain: Keep your dollars in your pockets

by The Final Call | Dec 2, 2019 - 1:09:33 PM

It’s been four years since the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan introduced the subject “Justice Or Else!” to mark the 20th anniversary of the historic Million Man March, which drew some two million Black men to Washington, D.C., under the banner of atonement, reconciliation and responsibility. »

NFL fumbles on trick play against Kaepernick

by The Final Call | Nov 19, 2019 - 12:06:19 PM

Colin Kaepernick, the outspoken Black quarterback whiteballed by the NFL, forced a league fumble by failing to go for a trick play disguised as another shot at professional football. »

Resistance, solidarity and the ‘Harriet’ movie

by THE FINAL CALL | Nov 19, 2019 - 12:04:18 AM

Before its release, the movie “Harriet” faced controversy and challenge. Some complained they were tired of slave movies. »

A chance for change in Chicago policing

by The Final Call | Nov 14, 2019 - 8:40:05 AM

With the retirement announcement of Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson, reformist Mayor Lori Lightfoot has an opportunity to bring “light” and change to a department plagued by abusive, failed, costly policing and misconduct. »

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