This August, when Hillary Clinton met with Black Lives Matter protesters, they told her that ongoing violence and prejudice against blacks was part of a long historic continuum where, for example, today’s prison system descended from the old Southern ...
Posted Friday, October 2nd 2015 at 12:57PM
By Abdul Hafeez Muhammad
September 27, 2015
We have killed over 250,000 of our own people since 1978
As the summer months have passed on and the winds of fall are upon us, we are 16 days away from the 20th Anniversary of the Historic Million ...
Posted Monday, September 28th 2015 at 6:37PM
THE HONORABLE MINISTER LOUIS FARRAKHAN:
In the Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful.
I bear witness that there is but one God, The Originator of the heavens and the earth, and The Originator of all things. We thank Him for His prophets ...
Posted Thursday, September 10th 2015 at 12:38PM
Minister’s Farrakhan’s “Justice.. Or Else!” march is steadily approaching and the minster has been making his rounds to garner more support for the big event. During a mobilization rally at the Tindley Temple United Methodist ...
Posted Thursday, September 10th 2015 at 12:08PM
A former indigo and sugar farm, the antebellum Whitney Plantation near New Orleans was once home to more than 350 slaves. It is now a museum devoted to explaining the slave trade.
By: John J. Cummings III The Washin ...
Posted Monday, September 7th 2015 at 3:47PM
KENTUCKY (WCPO-TV)— Four current and former employees are taking Delta Airlines to court on claims of racial discrimination.
On Friday, the four black employees filed a class action complaint in federal court against the airline, as well ...
Posted Monday, September 7th 2015 at 3:40PM
GREENVILLE--Civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson's mother, Helen Burns Jackson, died in a Greenville, South Carolina, hospital on Monday, according to Jackson and a family friend. She was 91.
"My loving mother ... has made her transition to be w ...
Posted Monday, September 7th 2015 at 3:27PM
Here’s a picture that’s worth a thousand words.
Minister Louis Farrakhan is continuing to spread the word about his “Justice Or Else!” campaign leading up to the 20th anniversary of the M ...
Posted Friday, August 28th 2015 at 2:03PM
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Sunday, August 16, 2015
Police killed 123 people in July and 682 so far this year, according to the website Killed by Police 2015.
The number of people killed in July by police is much higher t ...
Posted Sunday, August 16th 2015 at 4:22PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — A police officer in suburban Dallas shot and killed a college football player during a struggle after the unarmed 19-year-old crashed a car through the front window of a car dealership, authorities said.
The Tarrant County M ...
Posted Saturday, August 8th 2015 at 4:54PM
A police officer in Alabama proposed murdering a black resident and creating bogus evidence to suggest the killing was in self-defence, the Guardian has learned.
Officer Troy Middlebrooks kept his job and continues to patrol Alexander City after aut ...
Posted Tuesday, August 4th 2015 at 4:29PM
NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (FinalCall.com) - As hundreds of Muslims from around the country converged on the pristine, picturesque property of Muhammad’s Farm for a comprehensive agricultural seminar, it was evident to the men and women who enrolled, t ...
Posted Tuesday, August 4th 2015 at 12:50PM
RT.com--A total of six African-American women have been found dead in police custody in just the last month. Most of the deceased women had been in jail for no more than two days and held for minor charges. Their deaths are all under investigation.
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2015 at 3:54PM
MIAMI--As the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March in the nation’s capital approaches, Louis Farrakhan spoke to a large crowd on Thursday night at a church in Overtown.
The historic Mount Zion Baptist Church, which in the past has served ...
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2015 at 3:46PM
By SVEN BECKERT
July 26, 2015
Without understanding the past, it is difficult to grapple with the present. This became quite clear in the wake of the tragic attack in Charleston, when public dialogue swirled with myths, ...
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2015 at 3:39PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtai ...
Posted Monday, July 6th 2015 at 6:56PM
At least eight people have died and 41 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this Fourth of July weekend.
Among those who died was a 7-year-old boy who was shot while watching fireworks in Humboldt Park with his father just before ...
Posted Sunday, July 5th 2015 at 5:05PM
[Editor’s note: The following article contains excerpts from the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s June 24, 2015 address at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church in Washington, D.C., during the press conference to officially announce &ldq ...
Posted Sunday, July 5th 2015 at 4:52PM
Classic Southern Pralines Adapted from The New Orleans School of Cooking Makes 20-50 pralines, depending on how large or small you drop them
1 1/2 cups (12 oz) granulated white sugar3/4 cup (6 oz) light brown sugar, packed1/2 cup (4 oz) milk - whole ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:11AM
A million and a half handwritten records from the 1860s about newly-freed slaves will no doubt be invaluable for black people trying to trace their family history.
From the Guardian:
The records belong to the Freedmen’s Bureau, an administ ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 11:03AM
DES MOINES, IOWA--A former police officer convicted of violating the civil rights of a man he kicked in the head during an arrest in 2013 was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 10:49AM
CONVERSE, Texas — A well-kept family secret about racial identity has given a Texas woman a unique perspective on the uproar surrounding Rachel Dolezal.
The mere mention of Dolezal's name sets Verda Byrd off like a stick of dynamite.
"She lie ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 10:41AM