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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...

No rights a White man is bound to respect or protect?

If voting is the foundation of democracy and a sacred right of the citizens of any nation, the explosion of coverage about recent changes to voting laws in Georgia and pending voting rights legislation at the federal level should be getting intense scrutiny. And for Black folks who have invested so much into elections and voting, in particular in national...

What about justice in America?

When President Biden met with Russian Vladimir Putin the subject of “misdeeds” by the former KBG agent were blasted in the American media. When Mr. Putin responded by questioning American respect for human rights and illegal actions on the world stage, the mainstream media started to howl. “Russian President Vladimir Putin displayed his ‘classic’ whataboutism play at the news conference...

Where do we go from here? We go to work

EDITORIAL The National Election for 2020 is one of the most acrimonious and most important elections in recent years. Regardless of who wins the White House, it is our responsibility to take our future in our own hands and not have false hope in a White political saviour who will act in our best interests. As the Honorable Elijah Muhammad warned,...

Editorial: Murder in Minneapolis

Tears from a Black teenage girl. Anger from a Black child. A guilt-ridden young, Black, male store clerk. Weeping from a 60-year-old Black man. All of these traumas were shared early on in a Minnesota courtroom. But heartbreak was felt across Black America and different parts of the globe as the U.S. so-called justice system was exposed to the world...

FEAR of TRUTH

To: Alan Dershowitz, FOX News Commentator From: Jackie Muhammad, Nation of Islam Research Group Re: Fear of Public Debate, Satan Never Accepts Truth As millions of Muslims, Christians and Jews from around the world tuned in to hear from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan on July 4, praise and adulation  came from all corners of the earth from those tuned in to...

Out of control cops can’t hide behind crime problem

It was predictable. With calls for changes in policing and demands for cop accountability, you could foresee the response of out-of-control police departments and their apologists saying nothing can be done to rein in cops because of rising crime problems. But what does rising crime during a pandemic have to do with Derek Chauvin kneeling on the neck of George...

Healing America’s soul?

Joseph R. Biden Jr., former vice president and longtime politician, ascended to the White House with words that were in many ways fitting for a nation that finds itself fractured politically, racially, socially, and economically unraveling. In a short Nov. 7 acceptance speech, the president-elect pledged to work for all Americans to bring the country together. He claimed a mandate with...

Editorial: Warnings, Signs of a World Power Under Judgment

Before a global shutdown ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a vital message as the Nation of Islam closed its annual convention in 2020. The TCF Center in Detroit’s main room and overflow rooms were filled with people. The Minister’s message that day was “The Unraveling of A Great Nation.” Part of what he said...

Lessons from Nick Cannon’s Class

Naba’a Muhammad It’s been a little while since celebrity Nick Cannon sat down with Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Los Angeles-based Weinstein Center for a dialogue following controversy after “The Masked Singer” host was excoriated for an interview with Professor Griff of Public Enemy. Nick was accused of being anti-Semitic and insulting Jewish people, threatened with cancellation for the interview and...