Final Call
By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

A region and a world on edge

Palestinian protests, major Trump miscues in Israel and rising tension, targeting of Iran don’t bode well for the future of the Middle East. Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan off ers vital insight, warning and guidance to the Islamic World as Muslims observe Ramadan, which should be a time of peace—but peace is nowhere to be found.

On the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and as trouble unfolds in the Middle East, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a divine message of guidance and warning to the Muslim World as tension and pressure rises in the region.

During the Ramadan Prayer Line, where Islamic scholars and Believers from different schools of Islamic thought tune in at 5 a.m. for daily spiritual messages, sayings from Prophet Muhammad of Arabia, and recitations from the Muslim holy book. » FULL STORY

Chicago Politricks, Corrupt Practices Lead The Nation

By by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer-

CHICAGO—Blacks have long complained openly that they are the victims of corrupt policies and behaviors enacted and enforced by city and state governments, but oftentimes, such cases were difficult—if not impossible—to prove.


'Elevated Places' celebrating five years on Black radio

By Tariqah Shakir- Muhammad -The Final Call-

CHICAGO—Ava Muhammad is an attorney, mother and grandmother, Nation of Islam student minister and accomplished author. In addition to a long list of accolades she is also a popular radio talk show host.


Rapper T.I. 'wrongfully arrested,' says lawyer

By AP

ATLANTA—A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt to enter his gated community near Atlanta.


Blacks seek their own spaces in the tech world

By Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer-

While Blacks and Hispanics are avid consumers of digital technology, they are grossly underrepresented in the digital workforce. According to statistics provided by the Kapor Center for Social Impact, in the U.S., the technology workforce is currently 90 percent White or Asian and 75 percent male.


Trump, Israel igniting explosive conditions in the Middle East

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

On the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian “Nakba”—the “catastrophe” when more than 700,000 Palestinians were driven from their homes by European settlers to found the state of Israel in 1948—President Donald J. Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have lit the fuse to ignite explosive conditions in the Holy Land.


A region and a world on edge

By Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent-

Palestinian protests, major Trump miscues in Israel and rising tension, targeting of Iran don’t bode well for the future of the Middle East. Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan off ers vital insight, warning and guidance to the Islamic World as Muslims observe Ramadan, which should be a time of peace—but peace is nowhere to be found.

On the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and as trouble unfolds in the Middle East, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan delivered a divine message of guidance and warning to the Muslim World as tension and pressure rises in the region.

During the Ramadan Prayer Line, where Islamic scholars and Believers from different schools of Islamic thought tune in at 5 a.m. for daily spiritual messages, sayings from Prophet Muhammad of Arabia, and recitations from the Muslim holy book.


Chicago Politricks, Corrupt Practices Lead The Nation

By by Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer-

CHICAGO—Blacks have long complained openly that they are the victims of corrupt policies and behaviors enacted and enforced by city and state governments, but oftentimes, such cases were difficult—if not impossible—to prove.


'Elevated Places' celebrating five years on Black radio

By Tariqah Shakir- Muhammad -The Final Call-

CHICAGO—Ava Muhammad is an attorney, mother and grandmother, Nation of Islam student minister and accomplished author. In addition to a long list of accolades she is also a popular radio talk show host.


Rapper T.I. 'wrongfully arrested,' says lawyer

By AP

ATLANTA—A lawyer for T.I. says the Grammy-winning rapper never got to tell his side of the story to police before they arrested him after a pre-dawn attempt to enter his gated community near Atlanta.


Blacks seek their own spaces in the tech world

By Barrington M. Salmon -Contributing Writer-

While Blacks and Hispanics are avid consumers of digital technology, they are grossly underrepresented in the digital workforce. According to statistics provided by the Kapor Center for Social Impact, in the U.S., the technology workforce is currently 90 percent White or Asian and 75 percent male.


Africa Watch - Ramadan, Trevor Noah, Corruption and Figthing for Justice

By Jehron Muhammad

Visitors to Islamic countries need to be aware of the local customs, including the annual observance of Ramadan. Though you’re not expected to participate in the month long fast, it’s important that you respect local customs.


Nation of Islam progressing in Trinidad and Tobago

By Brian E. Muhammad -Staff Writer-

The twin islands and southern-most country in the Caribbean have a population of 1.6 million. Although Trinidad has its share of problems, the Nation of Islam is helping to address social and economic conditions, issues of education and working with the country’s prison population.


Africa Watch - Free Trade, Women Entrepreneurs and Vestiges of Apartheid South Africa

By Jehron Muhammad

The African Development Bank, playing host to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) workshop proclaimed they were ushering in a new era of women’s roles in West Africa’s energy transition.


Israeli snipers target protesters on Gaza 'day of rage,' kill scores

By PressTV

Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinians who have gathered near a Gaza fence for the climax of a six-week demonstration coinciding with the inauguration of U.S. embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds.


Trump meeting with Nigerian president focused on trade, terrorism

By Askia Muhammad -Senior Editor-

WASHINGTON—Even as the bulk of recent U.S. diplomatic attention has been focused on Iran and North Korea, and before that on every place other than anywhere in Africa, President Donald J. Trump paused for a full-featured, bi-lateral meeting at the White House with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.


Black coffee shops pulling in the green

By Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer-

The situation involving Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, two Black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for behaving like any other coffee shop patron would, outraged many in the Black community already fed up with the racial bias presently faced in daily life.


Legacy Men’s Boutique offers quality and service

By Tariqah Shakir- Muhammad -The Final Call-

CHICAGO— Not far from the Harold Washington Cultural Center on 44th and King Drive is an avenue of flourishing Black-owned business including restaurants, bakeries and an art gallery.


Black-owned mobile company making moves

By Tariqah Shakir- Muhammad -The Final Call-

In collaboration with Daymond Garfield John, founder of the apparel company FUBU, entrepreneur and businessman Jonathan Nazeer recently launched the company’s mobile service.


Young Black professionals, HBCU students join movement for homeownership, fi nancial education

By Hazel Trice Edney

The housing crisis that caused more than nine million people to suffer foreclosure and even homelessness due to the economic slump across the U. S. 10 years ago, has now fully recovered for everyone—except people of color—especially Black Americans.


Major toy retailer goes out of business

By AP

NEW YORK (AP)—The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords.


The Blessed, Noble Holy Month of Ramadan: 'Guidance to the Muslim World'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

May Allah guide us in The West to show an example of unity during this Ramadan. And make it a Blessed Ramadan. Stop the bickering! Stop being judges of one another, and let Allah be The Judge, as He has said "I"—He didn’t say you or me. » CONTINUE

'Chicago Morning Takeover' Interview - The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Truth is the best weapon that we could possess and the courage to speak it. The reason the world is in the condition that the world is in is because there’s a Satanic force that has deceived, as the scripture says, the whole world. » CONTINUE

Heaven Lies at the Feet of Mother

By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Would not you like to replace the hell that is on the earth with a heavenly life? Would you not like to see your children grow up in a more peaceful environment? What will you give to see such a heavenly state come into existence?

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Pt.2 - 'Issues: St. Kitts-Nevis' Freedom FM 106.5 Interview with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Excerpts from interview conducted by Juni Liburd, host of Issues: St. Kitts-Nevis with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan » CONTINUE

'Issues: St. Kitts-Nevis' Freedom FM 106.5 Interview with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

What you have in Black America, in the Caribbean, in the UK, in Africa, all over the world, is an instant communication that is causing the awakening of the masses. This is both good and bad. » CONTINUE

Weapons Attacks In Syria And A Warning To The Warmongers

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

What would Syria have to gain by using chemical weapons to cause America to intervene militarily in her country as she is experiencing this terrible civil war? I think it is America and Europe that are tired of the civil war going on so long without definitive results in the favor of The West and Israel. » CONTINUE

SAY: YES! Take Me Back To the Place Where I First Believed

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Satan's job is to turn the faithful from being faithful saying yes—to start saying, "I wonder. Lord times are getting rougher. I thought I was going to find peace in the house of the Lord and Lord I—people started speaking ill of me." » CONTINUE

The Synagogue of Satan and Destroying the Right to 'Free Speech'

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

During this critical time, when “The Old World” is going out, and “The New World” is coming in, we must be acquainted with “the ruler of the old world that’s going out,” and we must get acquainted with “The New Ruler of The World that is coming in.” » CONTINUE

'Here I Stand,' Part II

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

Look at the argument that Jesus is having with the Jews; it’s right in the Bible—and you haven’t paid attention to it. And look at you Christian: You don’t want Muslims in your church. “What that Muslim doing in our church?” But you bring the rabbi in there all the time. You have never asked the rabbi: “Rabbi: Why you don’t love Jesus?”
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Minister Louis Farrakhan's Letter to Jewish Leaders and An Open Letter to Black Leadership

By The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

In light of controversy in the media and the public regarding Jewish leadership, some Black elected officials, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, we are reprinting two important letters. » CONTINUE