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Farrakhan to rappers: ‘The world’s youth follow you!’

By Richard Muhammad NEW YORK (FinalCall.com) - When the leader of the Nation of Islam spoke to a roomful of hip hop industry movers, shakers and star makers, the message was insightful, direct and thoughtful: Hip hop has become a global force, feared by powerful interests who know artists wield potential power to change society, break down racial barriers and...

Hip Hop Summit convenes in New York

By Richard Muhammadand Saeed Shabazz NEW YORK (FinalCall.com) - Facing potential congressional oversight, constant criticism from the mainstream press, and with many rap legends and artists concerned about its future, hip hop returned to its birthplace June 12-13 and plotted a new course. That future will likely include greater self-regulation, increased political activism, more enlightened expressions and a deeper understanding of...

Judge rules that libel judgment against ADL stands

ASKIAM WASHINGTON-(FinalCall.com) - A ruling by a federal judge in Denver March 31 which upheld most of a year-old $10 million jury finding that the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) libeled a couple by falsely portraying them as anti-Semites may at last call into question the group’s heretofore unassailable reputation as the sole "defender of the Jews" in America. District Judge Edward Nottingham...

Africa: U.S. Covert Action Exposed

ERICTOUREM (FinalCall.com) - Corporate greed, combined with a desire to never allow the "throne of civilization" to unite and become self-sufficient, continues to join at the hip the U.S. Government, the United Nations and corporate cartels in a persistent war on Africa, a recent congressional hearing concluded. Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.) chaired the hearing, "Covert Action in Africa: A Smoking Gun...

Black incarceration rates tripled during Clinton era

FCNNEWSSOURCE WASHINGTON (FinalCall.com) - Former President Bill Clinton left a legacy in the prison system during his eight years in office that was more punitive than both of his Republican predecessors Ronald Reagan and George Bush combined, according to a new report from the Justice Policy Institute (JPI). Furthermore, in the last two decades the rate of Black incarceration more...

Rabbis endorse Million Family March

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (FinalCall.com)--The Neturei Karta International, an organization of Orthodox Jewish Rabbis and the Rockland County Local Organization Committee, held a press conference Sept. 20, to announce their support for Million Family March. Kevin Muhammad , coordinator of the Rockland County Study Group opened the press conference , by telling reporters, "We are here today to inform you of...

Death penalty unfair to Blacks, poor

ASKIAM WASHINGTON (FinalCall.com) - Most of the 3,565 inmates languishing on death row in prisons throughout America would quickly agree with those who oppose its use in this country. Since 42 percent of them are Black–while Blacks constitute only about 11 percent of the overall population–most are already convinced that the punishment is unfairly applied. Since most of those under death sentences...

Media mischief makers and Malcolm X

Nation of Islam, Minister Farrakhan responds to slanderous news reports on murder  of Malcolm X CHICAGO (FinalCall.com)  - Media mischief makers are attempting to do to him what has been done to every outspoken Black leader who has had the ear of the masses–destroy his good name and ultimately kill him, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan charged May 14...

Zionism, not Farrakhan is the problem, rabbis say

CHICAGO–Sixteen years ago in defense of Rev. Jesse Jackson, the sum of the relationship between Minister Louis Farrakhan and some members of the Jewish community equaled a grave misunderstanding that those Jews have wielded from then until now like a weapon to multiply a negative press campaign against the Minister. All that ended Feb. 24-27 when rabbis of the...

Saviours’ Day 2000 weekend brings many joyous surprises

ASKIAM and Eric Ture Muhammad CHICAGO–A new day in Islamic history dawned over America Feb. 27. The nation’s principal Muslim leaders–Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam and Imam W. Deen Mohammed of the Muslim American Society–embraced before a total capacity crowd at the Nation of Islam Saviours’ Day observance, then pledged to spread the word about the universal appeal...