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‘Stop the Violence, Increase Peace’ youth event April 24

CHICAGO—Young people from Chicago and the surrounding areas are invited to attend a special gathering tailored just for them. Parents United to Build a Future for Our Children is presenting a “Stop the Violence, Increase the Peace” youth event on Sunday, April 24, at The National Center, headquarters of the Nation of Islam. Heeding the directive of the Honorable Minister...

The Unraveling of a Great Nation: The Consequences of Rejecting ‘A Torchlight For America,’ Part 2

by Dr. Abdul Haleem Muhammad —Guest Columnist— A vision for the Nation of Islam and America is found in every utterance and written word from the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Their mouths and pens were not made to speak or write idle words. America is unraveling because she rejected guidance from the modern-day Moses...

The Darkness of Night Precedes The Day

The Holy Month of Ramadan is the 9th month of the Muslim lunar calendar, which consists of 12 months. “Surely the number of months with Allah is twelve months by Allah’s ordinance, since the day when He created the heavens and the earth.” (Holy Qur’an, 9:36). According to the lunar calendar months, the number of days in the month are...

When women rise

by Abisayo Muhammad March is Women’s History Month and March 8 is recognized globally as International Women’s Day. But let’s be clear. Every day and every month is ours. Our beginning in creation bears witness to the beginning of the universe. She (the woman) is God’s first act of creation as taught by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Every day is...

A Special Moment, A Special Song: ‘A White Man’s Heaven Is A Black Man’s Hell’

by Alverda Ann Muhammad, Guest Columnist In The Name of Allah. The Beneficent. The Merciful.  And the trumpet is blown, when lo! From their graves they will hasten on to their Lord. They will say: O woe to us! Who has raised us up from our sleeping-place? This is what the Beneficent promised and the messengers told the truth.  —Holy Qur’an,...

Integrity and an image that impacted world history

When looking at a man’s life, sometimes it is the testimony and the words of those who loved him that speaks best to who he was. But, in other instances, it is not the words of those who loved and understood him but those who perhaps didn’t understand him, didn’t agree with him but who were forced to respect him. For...

Happy Saviours’ Day 2022! We Stand With Allah (God)!

“And proclaim the Pilgrimage among men: they will come to thee on foot and (mounted) on every kind of camel, lean on account of journeys through deep and distant mountain highways … ” Holy Qur’an, Chapter 22, Verse 27, Abdullah Yusuf Ali translation For the global Islamic community, there is the beauty of the pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca...

Pursue the Emmett Till murder case

“For this reason We prescribed for the Children of Israel that whoever kills a person, unless it be for manslaughter or for mischief in the land, it is as though he had killed all men. And whoever saves a life, it is as though he had saved the lives of all men.” Holy Qur’an, Chapter 5, Verse 32 The murder...

After we mourn, let’s continue the work Big Ray would do

When I first heard about the passing of Big Ray in my hometown of Baltimore, I was stunned and pained. It was a loss in a time of loss and a trying moment in especially trying times. But hearing that he was shot to death in the neighborhood where he grew up and never left, it was more than...

Lies don’t honor Dr. King

“I’m afraid that the administration of our nation is more concerned about winning an unwinnable war in Vietnam than about winning the war against poverty right here at home.” –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking May 17, 1967, at U.C. Berkeley We shall overcome. Not skin color, but the content of our character with little Black boys and little White girls...