Final Call
By James G. Muhammad Contributing Editor @jgm3000

Somebody taught you to hate me: Supporters pack Catholic church to hear Farrakhan respond to Facebook ban

A rousing crowd in a packed St. Sabina Catholic church greeted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and church pastor Fr. Michael Pfleger as they walked arm-in-arm into the sanctuary during an event held for the Minister to respond to being banned from Facebook and Instgram.

The media giant cancelled the Minister’s account and those of others they described as “dangerous” individuals who deliver “hate speech” in violation of the platform’s policies.

Fr. Pfleger, a White Catholic priest, offered the Minister his church May 9 to respond to the ban, setting himself up for days of condemnation, personal threats and hateful speech as a result.

To the White people who think I am a hater, “You’ve never had a conversation with me but somebody made you to hate me,” Min. Farrakhan said during an hour long message. » FULL STORY

A brotherhood and friendship: Father Michael Pfleger stands with Farrakhan despite opposition, threats

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

CHICAGO-One of the most vocal, unwavering and supportive voices when it comes to embracing and defending Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan is coming from what appears to many observers to be an unlikely person—a Catholic priest.


An Open Letter to Neil Steinberg "Our Love For The Minister Shall Not Be Mocked!"

By Demetric Muhammad

I am not surprised. The members of the oppressor’s class within a society never approve of the liberator of those whom they oppress. In other words, why would the slave master approve of the liberator of his slaves?


Black Is Tech Conference Draws Innovators, Entrepreneurs

By Michael Z. Muhammad, Contributing Writer

NEW YORK - The ambiance is very hip. The hall is set up club style with cocktail tables and bar stools. Laptop computers, cell phones, and tablets are in abundance. Those in attendance, millennials mostly, are intense—connected to the program presented.


Saviours In The Streets

By Leonard Muhammad

If you’ve had the opportunity to attend a Nation of Islam weekend Saviours’ Day Convention, you understand the sensation of leaving the host city on that following Monday.


The State Of Israel, Ethiopian Jews And A Continuing History Of Racism

By Jehron Muhammad

PHILADELPHIA—A couple months ago, at a program titled “Judea African America: Our Racial Relationship History & Crisis in Israel Palestine” was held at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books.


Somebody taught you to hate me: Supporters pack Catholic church to hear Farrakhan respond to Facebook ban

By James G. Muhammad Contributing Editor @jgm3000

A rousing crowd in a packed St. Sabina Catholic church greeted the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and church pastor Fr. Michael Pfleger as they walked arm-in-arm into the sanctuary during an event held for the Minister to respond to being banned from Facebook and Instgram.

The media giant cancelled the Minister’s account and those of others they described as “dangerous” individuals who deliver “hate speech” in violation of the platform’s policies.

Fr. Pfleger, a White Catholic priest, offered the Minister his church May 9 to respond to the ban, setting himself up for days of condemnation, personal threats and hateful speech as a result.

To the White people who think I am a hater, “You’ve never had a conversation with me but somebody made you to hate me,” Min. Farrakhan said during an hour long message.


State of Black America 2019: Votes, Russians and Reparations

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

The National Urban League’s 43rd annual State of Black America postponed its highly-anticipated Inequality Index and focused on voter suppression and threats to Black voting rights, particularly Russian interference and influence in the high stakes 2016 presidential election.


Voices from the grave call for cases to be reexamined

By Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer-

HOUSTON - “She’s literally speaking for herself even beyond her grave,” said Sharon Cooper, Sandra Bland’s sister in an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon after new cell phone footage was released of the controversial arrest outside Houston in 2015.


Beauty Is As Modesty Does Nation Of Islam Fashion Designers Featured At iHeart Halal Convention

By Abisayo Muhammad

Cameras flashed, jaws dropped and modesty was taken to a whole new level as Muslim fashions from Al-Nisa Designs and Adilah M ripped the runway along with other modest designs during the 2nd Annual iHeart Halal convention held at Navy Pier recently.


A brotherhood and friendship: Father Michael Pfleger stands with Farrakhan despite opposition, threats

By Starla Muhammad -Managing Editor-

CHICAGO-One of the most vocal, unwavering and supportive voices when it comes to embracing and defending Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan is coming from what appears to many observers to be an unlikely person—a Catholic priest.


Zarif: Blaming Iran won’t undo hatred in region towards U.S., clients

By PressTV

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says attempts by the U.S. and its clients to portray Iran as a “threat” will not help them get rid of their unpopularity among people in the region, which he described as the real cause of their safety concerns.


The State Of Israel, Ethiopian Jews And A Continuing History Of Racism

By Jehron Muhammad

PHILADELPHIA—A couple months ago, at a program titled “Judea African America: Our Racial Relationship History & Crisis in Israel Palestine” was held at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books.


Guaido, U.S. fail to overthrow Maduro, again

By Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer-

Recently, U.S. social media such as WhatsApp, Twitter suddenly came alive with commentary, pictures, videos and reaction to news that Juan Guaidó was leading a coup in an attempt to topple Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.


Back-To-Back Cyclones Hit Southern Africa

By Jehron Muhammad

This is the first time two cyclones have struck the southern African nation in a single season,and Kenneth was the first cyclone recorded so far north in Mozambique in the modern era of satellite imaging.


‘Unprecedented’: UN Finds U.S.-backed Forces Killed More Afghan Civilians Than Taliban and ISIS Did So Far in 2019

By Jessica Corbett, www.commondreams.org

In an “unprecedented” revelation that highlights the consequences of the seemingly endless war in Afghanistan, the United Nations announced that U.S.- backed forces killed more Afghan civilians than the Taliban and other armed anti- government groups did in the first three months of this year.


Black economics with a purpose: The Black Mall needs you now

By Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad -Final Call Newspaper-

CHICAGO—The Black Mall, an online directory that features and promotes over 2,500 Black-owned businesses worldwide, is a potential goldmine for Black economics.


Ice Cube, BIG3 outbid for Regional sports networks

By Bryan 18X Crawford -Contributing Writer-

BIG3 founder and legendary West Coast rapper Ice Cube was outbid in an auction for 21 regional sports networks (RSN) currently owned by Disney after its purchase of network TV giant FOX.


Consumer, civil rights groups condemn ‘Pay Day Rule’ delay

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Several national consumer and civil rights groups joined the growing voices of dissent against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed delay of a 2017 rule the agency had issued to stop payday and car title loans from trapping consumers in debt.


Big banks leaving poor neighborhoods

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

Big banks are leaving poor neighborhoods for more affluent ones, according to a report by Bloomberg News, and JP Morgan Chase bank is leading the way. They are forgoing branches for ATMs and online banking.


Consumer Protection Bureau considers rescinding payday loan protections

By Nisa Islam Muhammad -Staff Writer-

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) recent proposal to rewrite its 2017 final rule governing “Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans.”


#We Are Farrakhan Town Hall Meeting: The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan Speaks at St. Sabina Catholic Church

By Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I bear witness to Him who originated the heavens and the earth. Who is the originator of all life and His greatest desire is to rid the earth of unbelief and hatred, lying and deceit and to make the human family human again. To take out of us the mind and spirit of the Beast of Revelations.
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All Opposition To Truth Will Be Destroyed

By Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The aim of the enemy within is always to do harm to the Cause of Islam and to weaken the true and faithful Believing men and women in the leadership. The hypocrites never spare an opportunity to bring grief to the Believer. » CONTINUE

Minister Farrakhan Delivers Remarks at Funeral For Abdul Rahman Aquil Muhammad

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I bear witness that there is no God, but He and we thank him for his merciful intervention in our affairs in the Person of Master Fard Muhammad, who came among us to guide us back to the straight path that our ancestors believed and followed before they were brought into the Western Hemisphere and made slaves.

We thank Master Fard Muhammad for choosing another son of Georgia, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, and we thank the Honorable Elijah Muhammad for his fearless, uncompromising stand on behalf of our people. » CONTINUE

‘BUSINESS IS WARFARE’ What is Required for Our Economic Independence?

By Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

I thank Allah for the Honorable Elijah Muhammad whom I see as “The Eternal Leader of The Nation of Islam,” meaning that what God has given to him for us now, in the past, and what will come down in the future: We will be feeding on it and growing from it for a long, long time. I’m going to acquaint you as best I can with the Greatness of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, and why we are suffering today because we rejected him. We didn’t pay adequate attention to him; as a result, today, we are suffering great loss. Hopefully there’s time for us to reverse the loss. » CONTINUE

Minister Farrakhan Speaks At Los Angeles Memorial Service For Nipsey Hussle

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

When Brother Nipsey put on the Red and the Blue, he walked among the Blue with a heart for the Red and all the colors in between because his life was for the unity of the Red and the Blue—the unity of the ‘hood. » CONTINUE

A Special Message to Street Organizations

By Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Above all today, I am honored to be in the presence of my young brothers, the Bloods and the Crips. I am very grateful to the leadership and those who follow that leadership who have tried their best to produce peace in the streets of Newark, New Jersey. There are too many mothers and grandmothers grieving because, in the natural sequence of things, parents should die before their children, having built a platform for them to stand on. » CONTINUE

Statement on the Passing of Nipsey Hussle

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Below is a brief statement from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on the passing of the gifted artist, entrepreneur and community leader Nipsey Hussle, who was born Ermias Asghedom, lived in and worked to build the Crenshaw section of Los Angeles and who departed this life on March 31, 2019 » CONTINUE

Unmasking Satan and Exposing False Charges of Anti-Semitism

By Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

The scriptures bear witness to and we are talking about the work of making Satan known. Consider these scriptures to lay a base for our discussion: 2 Thessalonians, Chapter 2, Verse 2,“In that day shall not come except there be a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition.” Verse 3, says, “And that wicked one shall be consumed with the spirit of God’s mouth on the brightness of His coming. ...” And, “God’s Coming,” the scripture teaches in Verse 9, “is after the workings of Satan.” We have something here that we really need to look deeply into. » CONTINUE

A SAVIOUR IS BORN FOR THE WHOLE OF HUMANITY: NO ONE NEED PERISH PART II

By Minister Louis Farrakhan

I have never made myself of any great reputation among my brethren. I walk among you humbly because that’s who I am. But I say to those who want their soul restored; who were on that Hollywood casting couch; to all the women that have been abused; to all the boys, the men that have been abused in prison life and abused by members of their family, I represent a Saviour, Universal Saviour. » CONTINUE

A Message to the WOMEN OF IMPACT Awards 2019

By Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Now, my dear brothers and sisters, when we receive an honor, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad said to me, we don’t get honor, real honor, until the job is done. So, this Impact Award is encouragement to all the brothers and sisters who are working on the problem of Freedom, Justice and Equality for our people and for all who are deprived of these three essentials of life.

You have made an impact, but the problem still remains. So, we thank you for your work and we encourage you and others to keep on working and one day we will be able to say, “Wow, job well done. The Black man and woman of America and humanity throughout the earth are free at last, free at last.”

Today is a great day, the 19th of January, and women are marching, saying to the world, no longer will women accept an inferior status or position. The Holy Qur’an, which is the most magnificent book of guidance and scripture says, God speaking, “That the female is not like the male. She is one degree beneath the male.” » CONTINUE