1.29.2010

This Week in The Final Call Newspaper: "We Must Act Now!"

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In this week's edition, the rebuilding of Haiti is once again the focal point. The Final Call staff delivers more extensive coverage and insight into upcoming national mobilization efforts to be led by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan.

Here is what you will find inside:

Haiti - Support for National Mobilization grows
by Richard B. Muhammad, Editor-In-Chief

CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) - With Haiti struggling, trying to stand but still suffering badly after a major earthquake, a call for a National Mobilization on behalf of the first Black Republic in the western hemisphere found fertile ground in the hearts of professionals, organizational leaders and activists during a recent meeting.

Called by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam, and facilitated by Leonard F. Muhammad, Claudette Marie Muhammad and Dr. Conrad Worrill, participants in the quickly called gathering Jan. 20 at the South Shore Cultural Center offered a resounding vote of confidence for a joint effort, led by the Haitian community, to rebuild the country.

The clear consensus was Blacks and Haitians could not wait for others to save the suffering country, but had to organize and plan for the long-term work of rebuilding and reconstruction.

The focus coming out of the meeting was stockpiling clothing, other material support and putting money aside until designated and well-vetted charities were named to receive the funds, and to keep pulling people together. [READ MORE HERE]


Haiti - Profiting from misery?

by Saeed Shabazz, Staff Writer

(FinalCall.com) - Questions ran rampant across America just a few days after the 7.0 earthquake that destroyed Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, with concern about whether U.S. corporations would profit from the disaster and whether international money lenders—like the World Bank and International Monetary Fund—would also use the tragedy to make a profit. [READ MORE HERE]

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