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The unraveling of soulless America

The Fall of America

Despite calls from Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden to take the country back and restore its soul, the soul of America died long ago. If she ever had one.Thousands of people in the streets don’t signal an awakening in America, it is another sign of the failures of this nation. The only thing that seems to move the powerful and...

A few words on The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

  "The Messenger made the message very clear. He turned alienation into emancipation. He concentrated on taking the slums out of the people and then the people out of the slums."   "He was the father of Black consciousness. His leadership exceeded far beyond the membership of the Black Muslims. For more than three decades, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad has been...

Uighur Muslims and My Black Struggle

As someone others have tried to label not a “true Muslim, ” it’s amazing how deeply I feel the struggle of Muslims around the world and, in particular, genocide against Uighur Muslims in China and among Rohingya Muslims driven out of Myanmar. Years ago, I felt the same loss and pain as blond-haired, blue-eyed Muslims were slaughtered in Bosnia. I...

American Jewish Committee Makes Veiled Threats Against Farrakhan Followers

In 1972, the FBI’s chief liaison to the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee wrote a report that was published by the American Jewish Committee. Milton Ellerin’s report published by Philip Hoffman of the American Jewish Committee identified the Nation of Islam as follows: “Only one movement (The Black Muslims), though looked upon by disfavor by the major Black...

Broken Promises in a Troubled Land

President Barack Obama’s new book, “A Promised Land,” is a best seller and has drawn a variety of responses as the former leader of the free world shared his thoughts about time in office and America’s future. Fareed Zakaria, political commentator and host of a CNN Sunday morning talk show, made some interesting observations about the Obama book during a...

Covid-19 worsens debt collector harassment; new federal rule leaves room for state actions

By Charlene Crowell —Guest Columnist— As the final days of the 2020 election season drew to a close, major media across the nation focused on polls and prospects for the presidential candidates. At the same time, scant news coverage reported on a development affecting 68 million consumers: debt collection regulation. On Oct. 30, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its...

The Controversy with the Jews: What is the Truth?

Attack on Farrakhan: The Beginning The most recent Jewish attacks on Black people and their leaders started in 1983 during the presidential campaign of the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson. The following is a chronology of those events: In 1983, some Jews organized a group calling themselves “Jews Against Jackson” (JAJ) to oppose the presidential candidacy of the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson,...

The Month of Ramadan: A Time of Reflection and Self-Correction

by Sultan Rahman Muhammad | @ImamSultanM | Guest Columnist According to calculations, the lunar Month of Ramadan will begin on the night of April 12 and the first day of the fast begins April 13 before dawn (Fajr Prayer) until sundown. Observers of the fast abstain from food, drink and relations with their husbands or wives during daylight hours for...

Black-Jewish Unity at what cost and for whose benefit?

You just missed Black-Jewish Unity Week. Marc Morial, of the National Urban League, American Jewish Committee president Harriet P. Schleifer and other American Jewish Committee officials led the effort the week of Sept. 7 to highlight the mythic Black-Jewish relationship, citing the work of Jews with Blacks during the civil rights movement and Jewish philanthropy, notably with efforts to support...

The Shame of a Nation: Hunger in America

The holiday known as Thanksgiving has come and gone but there is an ever present reality that remains—hunger in America. The day that mocks the slaughter of the indigenous people of this nation comes with plenty of good and sincere efforts to show love and provide a momentary reprieve from suffering in the richest country in the world. It is...