"National Guard in the 'Hood?" in the Current Edition of The Final Call


In this edition of The Final Call, you will find the following:

-"Bringing the War Home: Urban violence brings renewed calls for National Guard" by Ashahed M. Muhammad
I wrote the cover article dealing with the controversial call by lawmakers to bring The National Guard into Chicago to combat urban crime. As I conducted interviews, it appears as if support is growing within the Black community to bring them in. You need to read what those in high places are saying about street organizations. They are being compared to the criminal organizations and non-state actors fighting the insurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan.

-Coverage of Minister Louis Farrakhan's message at Union Temple Baptist Church on the occasion of the 37th Pastoral anniversary of Reverend Willie Wilson. A first-hand account from the FCN's Nisa Muhammad and Askia Muhammad.

- Coverage of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance at the United Nations for the review conference of for the signatories of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. On the ground reporting by the FCN's Saeed Shabazz.

-"Death Stands at the Door" by The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.

-A Tribute to Civil Rights icon and legend Dr. Dorothy Height, also by Nisa Muhammad

And much, much more!

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