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I Am Ali

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.08.2014 | Sports
Dwight Brown

"I am the greatest!" Who can forget the cocky trademark phrase that was delivered by the most endearing boxer of all time? Retracing Muhammad Ali's vibrant life is an opportunity for audiences to reexamine American history.

Nation Of Islam Members Push For Peace In Ferguson

Religion News Service | Lilly Fowler | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion

FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) Ever since Michael Brown, a young, unarmed African-American, was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9, various crews have played a p...

These Religions Were Born In The U.S.A.

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.09.2014 | Religion

As we celebrate the 238th birthday of America this July 4, we look back on the religious movements that began right here in the U.S. of A. Here's ...

Diffused Congruence Podcast: W.D. Muhammad and the Black Muslim Experience

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.15.2014 | Religion
Zaki Hasan

This month we're honored to be joined by Imam Abu Qadir Al-Amin, a veteran religious leader in the San Francisco Bay Area who came to Islam aft...

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...

Siegel's The Trials of Muhammad Ali Is Simply Brilliant

Rick Ayers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rick Ayers

Not only does Siegel capture Ali's state of mind then and his reflections now, but he captures an astounding range of interviews with principle participants and brilliant raconteurs.

Muhammad Ali: Trials of a Hero

Marlon Regis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

As you thought there couldn't be any more footage of live clips, scenes, photo exhibits, other artistic reinterpretations or the highly bestowed awards of honor related to Muhammad Ali, here comes a powerful new documentary titled, The Trials of Muhammad Ali.

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...

LOOK: 48 Years Later...

Posted 02.21.2013 | 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...

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 02.13.2013 | 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...

A Christian Who Loves A Muslim

Willie James Jennings | Posted 11.19.2012 | Religion
Willie James Jennings

How is it possible that one of the prized converts to the Nation of Islam, who emerged as a devout believer in Allah, a follower of the prophet Muhammad, a powerful voice for global Islam, could also be a catalyst for my Christian faith?

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: 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...

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...

Uncovered Documents Reveal Malcolm X History

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 02.01.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Documents outlining the crime that landed Malcolm X in prison in the 1940s are among some 1,000 recently unearthed items purchased jointly ...

The Greatest -- Muhammad Ali -- Turns 70

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.18.2012 | Sports
Peter Dreier

Muhammad Ali's fame, his sacrifice, and his lifetime commitment to peace and human rights is unequaled in the sports world.

Bringing Gaddafi's Western Collaborators to Justice

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

As the world searches for Gaddafi's whereabouts, a day of reckoning must arrive for all the Westerners who supported him and kept him in power.

Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention -- The Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books
Michael Giltz

You can't simply watch Spike Lee's film Malcolm X or read The Autobiography Of Malcolm X as Told To Alex Haley. To get the fullest, fairest treatment of Malcolm X's life, you must also read this book.

Malcolm X Was "Gay-for-Pay," New Book Says

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books
Irene Monroe

We need to closely examine the recent revelation that for a period in his life Malcolm X engaged in same-sex relationships.

Muslim Man Denies Author's Claim That He Killed Malcolm X

Posted 06.04.2011 | Religion

By Amy Ellis Nutt and Barry Carter Religion News Service NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) For 46 years, the chief assassin of slain civil rights icon Malcolm X ...

Police Officers Beating Black Man Caught On Tape (Graphic Video)

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Verna Gates | Posted 05.31.2011 | Home

April 1, 2011 12:01:37 AM - By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala, March 31 (Reuters) - Police have placed two officers on paid administrative leave a...

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...