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Hajj: A Journey of devotion and unity

By Imam Sultan R. Muhammad (Editor's note: This week we offer our editorial page for an important message from Sultan Rahman Muhammad, student national imam of the Nation of Islam, about this special time of year for Muslims worldwide.) “And everyone has a goal to which he turns (himself), so vie with one another in good works. Wherever you are, Allah...

We Must Fulfill The Vision Of Nipsey Hussle

FINALCALL.COM Related news: Statement on the Passing of  Nipsey Hussle Mourning, Missing, Honoring  Nipsey Hussle Rebuilding and Buying the Block Nipsey was true hip hop culture: revolutionary, unapologetic, standing for the rise of a people Ermias Asghedom, who was born to an Eritrean father and a Black American mother, grew up in the Crenshaw section of Los Angeles and was known to the world as...

Could American assassination, arrogance usher in Armageddon?

FINALCALL.COM “We took action last night to stop a war; we did not take action to start a war,” declared President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters from his Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida as America hurtled toward a possible major and destructive military conflict. Neither his words Jan. 3, nor his actions made much sense. Outside of Republican sycophants who see no...

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...

Words from Mr. Biden?

After being viciously verbally pummeled by Donald Trump, the Democratic Party’s champion, Joe Biden, responded to the president’s declaration that the former vice president was soft on crime and the country, especially safe, White suburbs would be overrun by out of control Black hordes of looters and criminals, if Mr. Biden was elected. Speaking Aug. 31 from Pittsburgh, Mr. Biden...

Out of prison and on a mission

By FinalCall.com News When it comes to incarceration, the numbers and the reality are daunting: There are about 2.3 million people locked up in prisons and jails across America. Nearly one million of those who are incarcerated are Black. The Pew Center reports, “Black men were more than six times as likely as White men to be incarcerated in federal and...

Who framed Marilyn J. Mosby and what are we going to do about it?

By Richard B. Muhammad BALTIMORE- There are some predictable things in my hometown: Downtown crowds will drown their woes in beer after the Orioles major league team has a bad night. Baltimore Ravens football fans will paint their faces purple and black, donning like colored wigs to show support for the NFL team and sharing deep hatred for the Pittsburgh Steelers...

One Unchangeable Position: Making America White Again

By Final Call News After a stunning and historic political upset, President-elect Donald Trump is moving forward to lead the nation. With his first televised interview and some subdued communication with President Barack Obama, the new chairman of America, Inc. is sounding a little different from the bombastic man who thrashed his way to the White House. The Trump victory, earned...

The sadness, sorrow and necessity of fighting a war on two fronts

By Final Call News Antwon Rose, Thana Muhammad and Lesandro Guzman-Ortiz never knew one another in life. But their tragic and painful deaths remind us that Black America must do something about violence plaguing our community. Antwon, 17, was shot while running away from a police officer in Pittsburgh. Sister Thana, 81, was murdered, dismembered in her home on the Far...

Mr. Booker’s failure and folly

FINALCALL.COM Presidential hopeful and U.S. senator Cory Booker recently joined the anti-Farrakhan choir as questions about his willingness to possibly meet with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan refused to go away. In a weekend appearance on CNN, the senator, who lags behind in polls, caved in and failed the Farrakhan Litmus Test. The Farrakhan Litmus Test is applied to virtually any...