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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... »

State of Black America 2019: Votes, Russians and Reparations

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | May 16, 2019 - 11:04:12 AM

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- | May 16, 2019 - 11:03:59 AM

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 | May 16, 2019 - 11:00:17 AM

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- | May 15, 2019 - 12:28:32 PM

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. »

Saviours In The Streets

by Leonard Muhammad | May 15, 2019 - 8:53:46 AM

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. »

We Are Farrakhan!: Effort to ban Nation of Islam minister unleashes love for the man and an anti-Facebook furor

by Richard B. Muhammad, Rhodesia Muhammad, J.A. Salaam, Brian Muhammad, Charlene Muhammad, Nisa Islam Muhammad and Tariqah Shakir-Muhammad | May 7, 2019 - 10:10:39 AM

Whatever Mark Zuckerberg and those who pressed the Facebook social media mogul to ban Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan thought, Black America’s reaction was swift, anger was potent and Black outrage was on display. »

Farrakhan, Facebook, and the fight for freedom

by Starla Muhammad Managing Editor | May 7, 2019 - 9:25:28 AM

Livid. Outraged. Undeterred and determined. These are just a few words describing what Black folks, supporters and allies of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, proponents of free speech, freedom of expression and truth felt and expressed. »

Legislation protecting natural hair styles makes progress

by Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent- | May 1, 2019 - 3:32:53 PM

LOS ANGELES—A bill to end discrimination against persons who wear natural hair styles in schools and the work place is making progress in California. »

The Life, Faith & Work of Abdul Rahman Muhammad

by Brian E. Muhammad | May 1, 2019 - 3:29:59 PM

The world lost a giant with the transition of Abdul Rahman Aquil Muhammad, who was a legend in the resurrection and restoration of Black life in America. Men, women and children hurt over his death, but celebrated the life of the Nation of Islam minister who died April 22 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 87 years old. »

Reparations for Blacks emerges as serious issue for 2020 elections

by Bryan 18X Crawford -Contributing Writer- | May 1, 2019 - 3:27:32 PM

CHICAGO—A longtime discussion has exploded onto the national political stage as the table is set for the upcoming 2020 election: Reparations has become a hotly debated, and sometimes contentious topic politically, on the internet, and seems to have bled over into grassroots organizing. »

Nine Black men endure hunger pains to heal community’s wounds

by J.S. Adams, Contributing Writer | May 1, 2019 - 2:52:34 PM

MIAMI—It all started with pain. Out of that pain came the will to take action to end that pain, and the quick cycle of death. »

Traveling While Black

by Rhodesia Muhammad -Contributing Writer- | May 1, 2019 - 2:36:33 PM

A trip to London turned into a nightmare for the national chair of the New Black Panther Party, Krystal Muhammad, when the Houston-based activist became a target for what she calls racial profiling and racism while attempting to fly internationally. »

Pathway cleared for Mumia Abu-Jamal to appeal

by Michael Z. Muhammad, Contributing Writer | May 1, 2019 - 2:27:01 PM

Mumia Abu-Jamal has found the pathway to justice extended, winding and trepidatious. He may have found a chance at last as the path has straightened with his right to appeal his case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court finally granted. »

Celebrating a mighty son of Georgia and a mighty servant of Allah

by Eric Ture Muhammad Contributing Writer @etmuhammad | Apr 30, 2019 - 1:21:08 AM

The 87 year old beloved “Rock of the South” transitioned on April 22. The Nation of Islam pioneer was known affectionately as “Minister Rahman” or “Brother Rahman” inside and outside of the movement he loved and dedicated his life to. »

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