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  • Suspicions fire racial tensions

    Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
  • Southern University should have known better than to invite Louis Farrakhan to campus

    Southern University should have known better than to invite Louis Farrakhan to campus
    I have to admit I was a little shocked when I found out Southern University in Baton Rouge had nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan come speak at the school earlier this month. The Nation of Islam student association sponsored the event, but not without...
  • Sun Myung Moon Dies At 92; Led Controversial Unification Church

    Sun Myung Moon Dies At 92; Led Controversial Unification Church
    The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed Messiah from South Korea who led the Unification Church, one of the most controversial religious movements to sweep America in the 1970s, has died. He was 92. Moon, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia...
  • Farrakhan's right to speak at Berkeley event is defended

     
    An appearance by controversial Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan at UC Berkeley raised some hackles, but University of California President Mark G. Yudof issued a statement defending Farrakhan's right to speak....
  • Remembering Mike Wallace

     
    Veteran broadcast journalist Mike Wallace, who found his way into the homes of millions of people through his many years on CBS' "60 Minutes," died Saturday night at the age of 93....
  • Controversial Nation of Islam leader to speak in Tampa

     
    Controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is scheduled to speak in Tampa on Sunday. His speech marks what the NOI is calling the 15th annual Holy Day of Atonement to mark the anniversary of the Million Man March, which happened Oct. 16, 1995....
  • Why I became Muslim

    Why I became Muslim
    For Ramadan, the Islamic holy month that falls in August this year, we asked a few people in South Florida why they became Muslim and what it has meant to them. Here are the last two. Patricia Salahuddin Patricia Salahuddin teaches at the Design and...
  • Farrakhan defends Libya's Gadhafi as 'brother'

    Warning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses “God's chosen people,” Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today, calling the U.S. action in...
  • Malcolm X's story critical in race relations

    Malcolm X's story critical in race relations
    Every so often a book comes along that changes the world in some way. Maybe it heralds the start of a social movement, or enlightens the world about events long hidden. Only in hindsight can we see what a difference such a book made. Here is one such...
  • Perseverance pays off for Virginia senior Mustapha Farrakhan

    Perseverance pays off for Virginia senior Mustapha Farrakhan
    Mustapha Farrakhan was talking about maturity recently and used words such as "grateful" and "blessing" about his final basketball season at Virginia — words that conveyed the personal growth of which he spoke. After a college basketball career...
  • Shadia: A mainstream look at the Nation of Islam

    The Nation of Islam teaches a different kind of Islam from the one I know. So I wanted to take part of Black History Month to explore the organization, which is closely associated with the Civil Rights Movement but never far from controversy. Though I...
  • Farrakhan: Racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate Obama

    In a fiery lecture to thousands of followers of the Nation of Islam on Sunday, Minister Louis Farrakhan warned that racial hatred could lead to attempts to assassinate President Barack Obama. Farrakhan spent much of his oration decrying what he cast as...