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Eleven Fifty-five Yes, I’m White and Muslim

I encountered an article in a recent copy of The Weekly Mirror International by a writer named John Janney. I believe it is most effective AS IS, without any rewriting or analysis; to wit: My light-brown beard with random blond streaks and pale skin color led me to an interesting conversation during a condensed milk expedition at my local grocery...

CBC attacks Ohio voter disenfranchisement

By Ron Walters-Guest Columnist- I have seldom seen tears come to his eyes. But there was Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. sitting in front of Detroit Rep. John Conyers, expressing his pain at the indignity of having to fight to legitimize the right to vote all over again, urging the Congressional Black Caucus to go to Ohio and hold hearings...

On a continuous campaign of deception

The Nation of Islam vs. The New York Post (Editor's Note: This article was originally published in the Final Call Newspaper in 1998.) Let us remember that this $4,400,000,000 libel case (which this limited series of articles concern) is affecting that which appears to be the wicked's final campaign to destroy the Nation of Islam at our root. So, none of uswho are the...

End the persecution of Imam Jamil Al-Amin

ASKIAMSenior Correspondent Fight to free Jamil Al-Amin (FCN/Mumia Abu-Jamal, 11-20-2001) WASHINGTON (FinalCall.com) - From his jail cell on K-Block in the state prison at Reidsville, Ga., to his supporters all over the country–an unambiguous demand is being sounded for prison authorities and for the legal system itself, to end the unjust persecution of Imam Jamil Al-Amin. “My husband says he feels he...

Race: A double-dutch problem for Obama

By Ron Walters-Guest Columnist- I was asked by a reporter at one point during the primary elections whether the issue of race would continue to play in the fall campaign and I responded that it would as long as Barack was Black–which meant that his race would be an unavoidable target for his opponent and that his own community...

Coon Huntin’ With Conservatives

Right Wing Radio's Pistol Packin' Mamas "Lay that pistol down, Babe. Lay that pistol down. Pistol packin' mama. Lay that pistol down." Al Dexter Back when I was a kid, Grandma used to tell me stories about coon hunting. No, I'm not talking about our furry little friends with the Zorro masks; I'm talking about the old derogatory term...

Keeping African Roots Alive in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO - A Nigerian diviner dances and sings next to a Brazilian priest of the Candomblé religion, brought to this South American country by African slaves, that is now being rescued from oblivion in school texts on national history and culture. He is Jokotoye Awolade Bankole, a 55-year-old tribal prince from Onpeu-Ogbomoso in the southwestern Nigerian...

Remembering Renisha: Another tragic death

By Richard B. Muhammad It was the worst news a Michigan family, or any family, could hear: A loved one is shot dead, doing nothing except trying to get some help. The fatal shooting of Renisha McBride in the predominantly White suburb of Dearborn Heights, brought unspeakable pain to her loved ones and heartache to Black America. Police said she had a...

More lessons from the White Man

By FinalCall.com News Those who wrongly call the patriarch of the Nation of Islam a hater of Caucasian people might find it strange that he would advise his followers to observe the ways of White folk and learn lessons for business. Elijah Muhammad was no racist. He is a divine man who knew and understood the whys and the ways of...

We shut this down! No justice, no profit more than a slogan as holiday spending falls

By FinalCall.com News It has been well over 100 days since Mike Brown, 18, lay in the street near where he lived shot dead for over four hours. Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot the unarmed Black teen to death. It has been well over 100 days that Black youth have been in the streets unafraid, unwavering and unwilling to just go...