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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...

Hidden History: NAACP’s Black Face & White Mind

In the city of Philadelphia, the Nation of Islam’s Regional Student Minister Rodney Muhammad has proven the wide and broad-based appeal of the message of the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the ministry of the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. His simultaneous leadership of the local mosque of the Nation of Islam and the local chapter of the NAACP is...

WELCOME TO CIVILIZATION FEET FIRST!

(FinalCall.com)--If you are not a Muslim follower of the Honorable Louis Farrakhan, and have never visited one of us, you may be totally unfamiliar with the routine of removing your shoes before entering the home of your host. But, on the other hand, you may have encountered the same situation visiting the more civilized among non-Muslims–especially...

The scourge of Black poverty

By Ron Walters-Guest Columnist- (FinalCall.com) - Until recently, I had never heard of the latest disease now ravaging Angola in West Africa, called “Marburg.” Something like the dreaded Ebola virus or HIV/AIDS, it spreads through the transmission of body fluids and has killed 235 people in that country. That is why international health officials have raced into Angola to...

Our debt to society

Now that Black voters have exercised their electoral franchises, isn't it time they demand that the people they elected correct America's system of racially selective policing, prosecution and mass imprisonment? The operation of the crime control industry continues to devastate lives of millions of Black families and the economic and social fabric of their communities. The "law and order" priorities...

Building up to Saviours’ Day 1981: The Rebirth of the Nation

ASKIAMSenior Correspondent It was September 1977, at the annual Congressional Black Caucus Dinner. Min. Louis Farrakhan was in attendance. He was a “free spirit” so to speak. He was no longer affiliated with the World Community of Islam in the West, what had been the Nation of Islam. Min. Farrakhan told me that he was traveling around the country, considering...

The Employee Free Choice Act

By Ron Walters-Guest Columnist- One of the apparent mysteries many people ponder is how it was that union membership was responsible for virtually building the American middle class after World War II and now so many people appear to blame unions for the loss of jobs, rather than the push for more profits by company bosses? The answer is...

The Return of Aristide and Haiti’s Future

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. -Guest Columnist- It happened on March 18th. After more than seven years, the democratically elected–yet ousted–president of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned home. Accompanied by his family as well as allies, such as actor/activist Danny Glove,r and noted journalist Amy Goodman, he returned to, in his words, make a modest contribution to Haiti. Aristide returned immediately prior to...

We want to know the Truth about the Assassination of Malcolm X

At the end of February 2013 we started a petition to open the government files surrounding the assassination of Malcolm X in response to the false accusations made in a February TV movie called “Betty and Coretta” implicating the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Thus far over 2,000 signatures have been collected and many who signed gave reasons for signing....

Ye Meets Jewish Power

By Tingba Muhammad and the NOI Research Group Black entertainer Ye (formerly Kanye West) has now joined the elite ranks of some of our most powerful and prestigious Black freedom fighters, such as Martin Luther King, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Malcolm X, Bishop Desmond Tutu, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, and even our late great freedom fighter Nelson Mandela. For they–like Kanye–were...