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Action, not apathy, brings victory

By Richard B. Muhammad What you do matters. It is typical today for people to say nothing can be done and to walk away from challenges. The feelings of powerlessness, apathy, or perhaps both are stronger than the desire to see a wrong made right or to press forward for a just cause. Thankfully activists, Muslims and advocates did not take that...

Lies, damn lies and media lies

By FinalCall.com News The bloodied face of Martese Johnson, a 20-year-old student at the University of Virginia, looked like a throwback to the 1960s as he lay down on a sidewalk surrounded by White officers. But it wasn't 1960 it was 2015 and the systems of White supremacy quickly went to work. The   media spewed the account of police...

A Reverse ‘Farrakhan Litmus Test’ For Hillary?

By Richard B. Muhammad - Editor Hillary Clinton is as nervous as young Blacks and those off the Democratic Party plantation ask which Hillary wants Black support and which Hillary will rule if voted into the White House? Her positions that hurt Blacks and past racial shenanigans are rising from political graves–they should. She has been forced to renounce support for...

Words Of Peace Amid The Winds Of War?

By Final Call News President Trump delivered important words to the world and Saudi Arabia when he said that the United States was not in the oil-rich nation to tell others how to live. America has certainly forfeited any right to try to pass judgement on others given her human rights violations at home among her slaves, the children of her...

Sixteen shots, a cover up and challenging authority

By Final Call News “Sixteen shots and a cover up!” was the cry of protestors and activists as the hidden video of a 2014 police shooting of a Black teenager in Chicago was made public. Finally, Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder Oct. 5 for pumping those bullets into 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. And, for the...

Blacks losing lives while White cops, at best, might lose jobs

FINALCALL.COM With news that an administrative law judge in New York recommended that the police officer who used a choke hold on Eric Garner, a Black man who died gasping for air and pleading 11 times, “I can't breathe,” be fired, there was hope the heartbreaking five-year-old saga could come to a close. No one has faced criminal charges in Mr....

A loss for the enemy, a victory for the truth

By Naba’a Muhammad Editor @RMfinalcall No thanks to the usual Satanic actors and attackers, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a major address July 4 offering warning, guidance and instruction to a world ravaged by suffering and loss tied to the coronavirus pandemic. As people worldwide seek answers and solace over the loss of loved ones, the Minister offered comforting words,...

A paradigm shift for the educated Black woman

If an elite, Ivy League Harvard education couldn’t prevent a Black woman from being disrespected, berated, and belittled to become appointed to the highest court of this land, what does this say about the true value of this world’s education? As we closed out Women’s History Month in March and acknowledged the accomplishments and struggles of women everywhere, our leadership...

America’s salvation requires walking in the light of truth

Joe Biden has been declared the leader of the Democratic Party and exited its convention having delivered the best speech of his political life as part of his effort to gain the White House in 2020. The Democrats’ candidate for president emerged from his bunker in a Covid-19 stricken world speaking of light, national unity and battling for the soul...

President Biden is betting bipartisanship can save America; that’s a losing bet for Black folk

President Biden’s town hall meeting was different from his predecessor, Donald Trump, in tone, language, vision. The Delaware Democrat admitted the United States is facing major problems and shouting “Make America Great Again” and wrapping oneself in the flag isn’t going to ensure this country’s survival. “When I went to this G7, all the major democracies, I walked in …...