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The Embarrassing Truth Behind the Conservative Obsession With Obama's Patriotism

Dale Hansen | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The reality is that Republicans really have no other choice than to stoop to character assassination, because if they are forced to run on actual ideas in 2016, they would not only lose the White House but Capitol Hill as well.

Fifty Years Later, Questions About Malcolm X's Assassination Remain

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.27.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

There is no evidence that the FBI, other intelligence agencies, or the NYPD had a direct hand in Malcolm's murder. But it can't be totally separated from the well-documented, savage war that the FBI waged against black organizations and black leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr., during the 1960s.

Farrakhan Asks President Obama to Open Area 51 and Reveal its UFO Secrets

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan asked that President Obama open up Area 51 to scientists in a sermon he gave on Saturday, February 15. It was the last of a yearlong sermon series titled, "Time and What Must Be Done."

Nation Of Islam Leader: African-Americans Need Their Own Courts

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan told a crowd of 18,000 in Detroit on Sunday that African-Americans should set up their own courts after being f...

WATCH: Louis Farrakhan Defends Kanye West

Posted 12.23.2013 | Black Voices

Late last month Kanye West caused a bit of a riff stemming from his Power 105 Breakfast Club interview where he stated that black people aren’t affo...

Police Agency Launches Probe Of Farrakhan Son

AP | Posted 06.22.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A state law enforcement agency is investigating the son of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan after a newspaper determined he is...

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 12.05.2014 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

Farrakhan Talks Economics In Annual Chicago Address

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 02.25.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan on Sunday called on blacks nationwide to curb economic disparities by cutting back on excessive sp...

Tina Turner Moving On, Two Politicians in Complicated Trouble, Republican Dance With Latino Voters Hard to Follow

Janell Ross | Posted 03.27.2013 | Latino Voices
Janell Ross

"Minister Louis Farrakhan, who resides on the south side of Chicago in the same neighborhood where President Obama's home is, appealed to the President to visit people in inner city Chicago the same way he did the families in Newtown, Connecticut after the Sandy Hook School massacre. Twenty six people lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School after a mass shooting.

6 Wounded, 2 Fatally, In Shootings Over 15 Minutes In Chicago

Posted 07.25.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Fourteen people were wounded by gunfire overnight Tuesday, including two people who were fatally shot, in Chicago. Alixi Johnson, ...

What Russell Simmons Needs to Do

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics
Abraham H. Foxman

It may be painful sometimes to speak out against leaders in our own community who slip into bigotry, but it is necessary.

Farrakhan, Foxman and Falafels: Looming Issues From My Trip To Israel

Russell Simmons | Posted 08.27.2012 | Black Voices
Russell Simmons

You can always say you will never talk to someone who has attacked you or someone who disagrees with you. That is a legitimate, historic position. It is not one, however, that has ever made peace, which is our commitment.

Farrakhan: Obama First President To Sanction What Scriptures Forbid

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

Minister Louis Farrakhan recently responded to President Obama's endorsement of gay marriage calling him "the first president that sanctioned what the...

A Neo-Nazi in the GOP: Where's the Outrage From On High?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Arthur Jones, a neo-Nazi, outspoken anti-Semite and Holocaust denier, wants to be a Republican congressman from the Land of Lincoln.

Nation Of Islam Leader: Racism Could Lead To Obama Assassination Attempts

Posted 02.27.2012 | Chicago

During an annual conference on Sunday, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said President Barack Obama has been criticized more than any other pr...

David Sands

Mobile Museum Takes Black History To The Streets | David Sands | Posted 04.02.2012 | Detroit

Khalid el-Hakim is a teacher with two classrooms. Much of the time he teaches social studies at Detroit Lions Academy on the city's east side, but his...

The Self-Proclaimed Jewish Conspiracy Against Kwame Kilpatrick

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Rather than seeking repentance for his misdeeds, Kwame cries that it was unfair the way he was treated and looks for a scapegoat. So, why not the Jews?

Louis Farrakhan: 'That's A Murderer In The White House'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Louis Farrakhan, speaking at the American Clergy Leadership Conference on May 28, lambasted President Barack Obama over the wars in Iraq and Afghanist...

Louis Farrakhan Defends Gaddafi, Rips U.S. Action In Libya

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | Chicago

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan continued his defense of embattled Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi during a press conference in Chicago Thur...

Louis Farrakhan: Libya's Muammar Gaddafi Remains A Friend

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that he considers Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi a friend and won't distanc...

Nation Of Islam Convention To Include UFO Talk

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Nation of Islam, long known for its promotion of black nationalism and self-reliance, now is calling attention to another core bel...

Charlie on the Griddle

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Now on the Congressional griddle for widespread ethical and possibly criminal misdeeds, Rep. Charles Rangel has been a controversial figure in his dealings with the NYPD for four decades.

Progressives, Tea Parties and the Rise of We Generation Politics

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Candidates' ability to ally progressives with Democrats (and tea partiers with Republicans) may well determine the outcome of the 2010 and 2012 elections.

The Road to Nowhere: Tracing Farrakhan's Anti-Jewish Paranoia

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Louis Farrakhan had his chance to reach out to mainstream America at the Million Man March on Washington in 1995, but he has since completely squandered that.

Louis Farrakhan: Jews Have 'Undeniable Record' Of Black Oppression

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has written the leaders of more than a dozen major U.S. Jewish groups and denominations seeki...