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Modern Lynchings By Law

By Aaron Greene The U.S. death penalty has always been a symbol of  White supremacy and a violation of human rights law. Having already executed 12 people this year, the Trump administration plans to execute five people, four of them Black, during this lame duck period. This would be the first time a president has carried out executions during a...

U.S. Centrism: The Radical Betrayal of Global Solidarity

By @Blacks4Peace | Guest Columnist “… Somebody must say to America, America if you have contempt for life, if you exploit human beings by seeing them as less than human, if you will treat human beings as a means to an end, you thingafy those human beings. And if you will thingafy persons, you will exploit them economically. And if...

The Shame of a Nation: Hunger in America

The holiday known as Thanksgiving has come and gone but there is an ever present reality that remains—hunger in America. The day that mocks the slaughter of the indigenous people of this nation comes with plenty of good and sincere efforts to show love and provide a momentary reprieve from suffering in the richest country in the world. It is...

Broken Promises in a Troubled Land

President Barack Obama’s new book, “A Promised Land,” is a best seller and has drawn a variety of responses as the former leader of the free world shared his thoughts about time in office and America’s future. Fareed Zakaria, political commentator and host of a CNN Sunday morning talk show, made some interesting observations about the Obama book during a...

Healing America’s soul?

Joseph R. Biden Jr., former vice president and longtime politician, ascended to the White House with words that were in many ways fitting for a nation that finds itself fractured politically, racially, socially, and economically unraveling. In a short Nov. 7 acceptance speech, the president-elect pledged to work for all Americans to bring the country together. He claimed a mandate with...

Covid-19 worsens debt collector harassment; new federal rule leaves room for state actions

By Charlene Crowell —Guest Columnist— As the final days of the 2020 election season drew to a close, major media across the nation focused on polls and prospects for the presidential candidates. At the same time, scant news coverage reported on a development affecting 68 million consumers: debt collection regulation. On Oct. 30, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its...

Where do we go from here? We go to work

EDITORIAL The National Election for 2020 is one of the most acrimonious and most important elections in recent years. Regardless of who wins the White House, it is our responsibility to take our future in our own hands and not have false hope in a White political saviour who will act in our best interests. As the Honorable Elijah Muhammad warned,...

White Paranoia of the Big Payback: Race War vs Reality in 2020

“Don’t try to hide. You might as well embrace it/you’ve done it all/turn around and face it.” Run and Hide—Jay Electronica Bob Whitman was incensed. While pouring his morning coffee he happened to take a quick glance at his son Billy’s homework assignment where his teacher had quoted, “because of the deep rooted prejudices of Whites and the 10...

VOTING: Not the sole solution for Black America, so how do we get what we want?

The question of the day is what do Black people want and how do we get it?  It is safe to say that most in the Black electorate want to live in communities that are economically strong.  We want safe neighborhoods free of violent crime. We want a healthy relationship with police that does not involve racial profiling and...

‘The Earth Swallows The Flood’ Minister Farrakhan, Hip-Hop Controversy & End-Times Prophecy

“But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed up the flood which the dragon had spewed out of his mouth.”—Revelations 12:16-NKJV “The ultimate aim of this world should be known to everyone; especially the righteous…The (arch-deceivers) ultimate aim is to do as their people have done—try to destroy the preacher of truth and those...