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Too big to fail?

WILLIAM.REED -Guest Columnist- Call it a stimulus, paying off a debt, but it's time to call it a work in progress. If the Federal Government is going to prop up the richest of the rich, isn't it time to add up the losses that Blacks have incurred during their time in America? Supporters of slave reparations argue that there is no...

Hidden History: 200 Black Leaders Unite Against Jewish Pressure, Threats

This hidden history is important to frame and view the current controversy involving the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Jewish backlash against his worldwide July 4, 2020 message entitled “The Criterion.” Minister Farrakhan is frequently blamed for being the “stumbling block” that causes Black-Jewish relations in America to remain troublesome. However, this hidden history helps us to see...

Obama’s Democratic Party?

By Ron Walters-Guest Columnist- FCN Editorial - Is America’s attitude changing? (FCN, 01-14-2008) With Barack Obama about to foreclose on the Democratic nomination for president, he will also end 16 years of Clinton leadership of the Democratic Party, and should he go on to win the White House, Obama will strengthen that control. The nomination struggle has partially been about...

End Economic Gangbanging

By Richard B. Muhammad With the weather breaking in Chicago, in a scenario found in Black areas, there will be more people out, more people about and predictably more violence and more victims. Activists and advocates will be out in full force night and day working to stem gangbanging. Their work is necessary and honorable but it must be connected with...

Israel mimics failed U.S. militarism

By Ron Walters-Guest Columnist- The myth is that the U.S. is the most powerful nation in the world, and that Israelis are some of the smartest people in the world. Well, why are they both bogged down in the Middle East, utilizing military approaches to problems that, in the end, will not yield to successful solutions? Surely, Israel must have...

America needs a mirror, Farrakhan isn’t the problem

By Richard B. Muhammad Phil Kadner, in a recent Chicago Sun Times column, wrote of the symbolism of a painting and haunting memories of things that should have been said or done. The problem is Chicago and America don't need to look at a painting, they need to look in a mirror. In a city still known for racial segregation, violence...

Editorial: Warnings, Signs of a World Power Under Judgment

Before a global shutdown ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a vital message as the Nation of Islam closed its annual convention in 2020. The TCF Center in Detroit’s main room and overflow rooms were filled with people. The Minister’s message that day was “The Unraveling of A Great Nation.” Part of what he said...

The attack of the Bad and Bougie, Dr. Umar and Black Nationalism

Professor Afrika Jackson had just finished a two-hour lecture in front of a packed house discussing how African American parents could prevent their sons from dropping out of high school when someone handed him a strange note warning that “they”  were out front waiting for him. Fearing that he was surrounded by the KKK or the Skinheads, Professor...

Was the first president of the United States a Black man? ‘President’ John Hanson? Yes or No?

By Brother Student Minister Nuri MuhammadWith the NOI Research Group (FinalCall.com) - There are a lot of myths that we've been burdened with in the name of history: Washington cutting down cherry trees, Lincoln freeing the slaves, savage Indians, happy slaves, just to name a few. Many of these lies are propagated by movies and television, but many of these...

Our Protecting Friend

FINALCALL.COM As a year and a decade closes, it is fitting to reflect on decisions made, work done and unfinished business ahead. For The Final Call newspaper, this time of year brings an additional somber recollection as 28 years ago, on December 26, 1991, our beloved editor-in-chief Abdul Wali Muhammad departed this life. In the life of institutions and nations, it is...