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New possibility for a New Year?

By FinalCall.com News It's the time of year where resolutions and declarations are made and the promise of change comes to the forefront of minds and lips. Many shun New Year's resolutions and reject attaching much importance to linking change to change in the Gregorian calendar. But taking a look at oneself and one's life and deciding what things need to...

Back to War in Iraq

By FinalCall.com News The United States again engaged in military operations in Iraq as reports of the suffering of religious minorities and Shia Muslims came out of the fractured nation. This time the U.S. targets were the black flag flying “terrorists” known as ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which the Obama administration said had cornered innocents on...

Running from the law or the lawless?

By FinalCall.com News The head of the Baltimore Police Department has admitted some clear violations in the handling of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who ended up with a severed spine, and whose death has focused national and international attention on a town that once dubbed itself “Charm City.” Speaking April 24 at a Friday afternoon press conference, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and...

Stop Hiding Behind Lies’A Challenge To The ADL

By Richard B. Muhammad - Editor Jonathan Greenblatt, the national director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, has started his new tenure playing the ADL's old, tired track falsely painting the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan as a bigot and an anti-Semite. Despite an admirable, well-reasoned argument and appeal for dialogue from hip hop guru Russell Simmons, who has worked with Jewish...

Hiding the truth about CIA secret prisons

By Final Call News While all things Russian, Putin and Trump dominate much of U.S. news coverage, another important aspect of U.S. history and policy is going largely unnoticed and may never see the light of day. In news reports June 2, the New York Times and CNN were among outlets that revealed plans by the Trump administration to lock away...

In Defense of Farrakhan

By Richard B. Muhammad -Editor- It was a beautiful October day. The spirit was high despite a sometimes brisk wind, but those assembled and many others tuned in via the internet were uplifted and inspired by words spoken by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheater in Detroit. But the enemies followed behind a good man, a great...

No right to life, liberty or the pursuit of happiness

FINALCALL.COM The hearts of another family are broken and anger seethes in hearts across Black America as another young Black man is gunned down–shot in the back by a White police officer. De'Von Baily, a 19 year old, was shot while running away from police officers in Colorado Springs, Colo. The chilling Aug. 3 body cam video shows officers approaching De'Von...

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...

My journey to Islam Part II: Friendships in all walks of life and challenges of life on the inside

by Brother Alex X, Muhammad Mosque No. 7C, Brooklyn, N.Y. This is part two of the journey of Brother Alex X through the prison system and into the ranks of Islam. We are proud and honored to tell the stories of the courageous Believers behind bars who hold fast to their faith and belief in Allah (God) and the Teachings...

Fasting in Islam, the Month of Ramadan and beyond: Allah desires ease for you—Freedom, Justice and Equality

“Allah (God) desires ease for you, and He desires not hardship for you, and (He desires) that you should complete the number (of days of the fast of Ramadan).”—Holy Qur’an 2:185 We have been blessed to meet the Holy Month of Ramadan once again and have now entered the last 10 Days and we are more than halfway through the...