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The sting of hatred and our survival

By FinalCall.com News Just when you thought Halloween, blackface and slave costumes had retired for the year comes news of a “Catch An Illegal” immigrant event on a college campus in Texas. According to writer Scott Kaufman of rawstory.com, the University of Texas at Austin chapter of the Young Conservatives of Texas scheduled the “game” for Wednesday, Nov. 20. “According to event's Facebook...

‘Studying the White Man’ and Making Progress

By FinalCall.com News When the vitally important series The Time and What Must Be Done aired Nov. 9, the focus was again on Black America's survival and Muhammad's Economic Blueprint to Fight Poverty and Want. Part of the message by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan included this injunction from the patriarch of the Nation of Islam, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad: “...

Muhammad’s Economic Blueprint and Our Future

By Richard B. Muhammad How much is freedom worth to you? Men and women have offered their lives to be free, are you willing to give a nickel-a-day to save yourself and plot a future for yourself and your children? That is the essential question raised with our opportunity to support Muhammad's Economic Blueprint and program to fight poverty and want. We...

Surviving a shutdown is the least of America’s problems

By FinalCall.com News After a week long government shutdown, the democratic process and America's leaders were still stalled, bickering and unable to fully attend to the needs of the country.   Almost 900,000 federal workers were unable to go to work as Congress was unable to pass a funding bill and a small group hijacked the process, helped by Republican fears...

The Color of American Injustice

By FinalCall.com News When certain things happen, you almost automatically can assume that the victim is Black, such things include fatal police encounters with officers during routine traffic stops and criminal justice decisions that defy logic and render no justice. In recent weeks there have been stories of Black men in Florida, Arkansas and North Carolina, who died in incidents with...

FCN Editorial Time to squash violence. Period!

FINALCALLNEWS (FinalCall.com) - A recent quote by rap star Ja Rule sums up the tragedy, not only of the senseless murder of Jason "Jam Master Jay" Mizell, but of the overwhelming incidents of violence in the Black community. Describing why concerns about his safety have grown with his fame, he said: "It’s sad, because that feeling is mainly towards my Black...

FCN Editorial The peril of an imperial presidency

FINALCALLNEWS October 22, 2002 If lines were not clear before Oct. 10, the congressional vote to give President Bush war-making powers against Iraq will further expose domestic and international divisions over how America should proceed. With the peace movement growing and the world still unconvinced, America’s democratically elected leaders bowed a bit lower to an imperial presidency. A presidency that apparently knows...

FCN Editorial Bush argument falls flat

FINALCALLNEWS (FinalCall.com) - If President Bush’s prime time speech Oct. 7 was like a prosecutor making a case for action, the argument was not compelling enough to merit unilateral attacks on Iraq by America. In addition, any closing argument by prosecutors would have been balanced by a closing argument from defense lawyers, who in this case would not argue for Saddam...