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A state of mind

It’s not the gangs in our cities. It’s not the overwhelming poverty in our communities. It’s not even the absence of fathers that results in disjointed and unprotected Black families. It’s the state of mind that we bring with us that creates these realities. The French writer Victor Hugo once thoughtfully declared: “The soul in the darkness sins, but the real sinner is he who caused the darkness.”  The...

You’re Wrong, Mr. President

With anti-Gaza genocide protests still roiling and, in some cases, spreading across America, the president strode into the political and social storm. The real core and point of his message were approval of crackdowns on students, which he wrapped in a thin layer of support for dissent. But President Biden wants convenient dissent, submissive dissent, obedient dissent that doesn’t break...

Black Youth Marked For Death By U.S. Government Pt. 2

Brothers, how did you become a “gang?” The Holy Qur’an teaches us that we are social beings. So there comes a time in your development, at age 8, 9, 10, when you leave the home and go out into the street to meet your friends in the neighborhood, and you form a natural alliance. There is a time in our lives...

Lessons from college: No rights Zionists are bound to respect

American colleges have a long history and tradition that is supposed to encourage debate, freedom of expression, development of political and social ideas and vehicles, such as protests, to express those ideas in a “democratic” society. That right is being crushed before our eyes. Jewish groups and individuals have strong-armed university officials into abusing students peacefully protesting genocide in Gaza and...

Jewish groups, Israel’s government are attacking the fundamental rights of American citizens

Two things can be true at the same time. But one cannot be a helpless victim and a powerful destroyer of others at the same time. Crying powerlessness while exerting great power is a favorite tactic of the Zionist lobby, Israel and evil ones who call themselves Jews but are not due to their wickedness. Their target this time? A Muslim...

Word play and playing with Palestinian lives

“A ‘lie’ is ‘a false statement made with a deliberate attempt to deceive; an intentional untruth.’  Everyone, at some point in life, has told a lie. But ‘telling a lie’ does not necessarily make one a liar. A ‘liar’ is ‘a person who has lied, or lies repeatedly.’ According to the Teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, a ‘liar’...

Atrocities, murder, and no end to genocide in Gaza

News of famine and loss of life in Gaza should not surprise us as Israelis continue their deadly assault on Palestinians or anyone within the Zionist state’s kill zone. The murder of World Central Kitchen humanitarian workers struck down by Israeli Defense Force missiles have again brought words of “sorrow” and calls for investigation. There was presidential outrage in the White...

Fasting in Islam, the Month of Ramadan and beyond: Allah desires ease for you—Freedom, Justice and Equality

“Allah (God) desires ease for you, and He desires not hardship for you, and (He desires) that you should complete the number (of days of the fast of Ramadan).”—Holy Qur’an 2:185 We have been blessed to meet the Holy Month of Ramadan once again and have now entered the last 10 Days and we are more than halfway through the...

Don’t be deceived: The enemy is still working to destroy Minister Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam 

Since the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a powerful three-hour address to close the Nation of Islam’s Saviours’ Day convention in Detroit in February, you have heard little about it in the enemy’s media. Don’t be deceived, the Jewish groups and individuals who have opposed the Minister for some 40 years have not quit or gone to sleep. Don’t mistake their...

Ramadan and Our Responsibility

With the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, nearly 1.9 billion Muslims worldwide began special fasting and prayers in another annual celebration of the Holy Qur’an being revealed to our beloved and noble Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) some 1,400 years ago. The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan spoke May 11 on the Nation of Islam’s Ramadan Prayer Line (now called the...