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August 31, 2015 16

Farrakhan Promotes Million Man March with Anti-Semitism & Bigotry

Nation of Islam (NOI) leader Louis Far­rakhan once again expressed anti-Semitism and big­otry at an event to pro­mote the Octo­ber 10 “Justice…Or Else!” Mil­lion Man March (MMM) in Wash­ing­ton, DC.farrakhan-detroit-justice-or-else-million-man-march-2015

At the August 25 Detroit stop of his multi-city “Justice…Or Else!” tour, Far­rakhan told his audi­ence that “[Israeli Prime Min­is­ter] Netanyahu can make a call from Israel and sen­a­tors dance…Here’s a man, leave Israel and come to the U.S. Con­gress, and talk like he’s at home because he knows his peo­ple run the gov­ern­ment. You didn’t hear me! Well, if his peo­ple run the gov­ern­ment, they own the media, they own Hollywood.”

Dur­ing the event, which took place at Detroit’s Fel­low­ship Chapel, Far­rakhan was intro­duced by Rev. Wen­dell Anthony, who serves as the pas­tor of the church as well as the Pres­i­dent of the NAACP’s Detroit branch. Rev. Anthony praised the event as “mak­ing history.”

Addi­tion­ally, dur­ing Farrakhan’s visit to Detroit, he was pre­sented with a “state of Michi­gan seal com­mem­o­rat­ing the 20th Anniver­sary of the Mil­lion Man March” as well as a “procla­ma­tion” from the State of Michi­gan by Michi­gan State Sen­a­tor Bert John­son and Michi­gan State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Sherry Gay-Dagnogo.

Far­rakhan also incor­po­rated homo­pho­bic sen­ti­ment into his anti-Jewish con­spir­acy the­o­ries, mak­ing the fol­low­ing claims: “Biden said that Hol­ly­wood mem­bers of the Jew­ish com­mu­nity sin­gle hand­edly made same sex mar­riage legal. Now to the Jew­ish com­mu­nity, if you’re here, how you going to tell me you have a covenant rela­tion­ship with God? No, lis­ten! I’m going to chal­lenge you on this!” He con­tin­ued, “You’re God’s cho­sen peo­ple?! And you pro­mote some­thing that God rejects? You’ve lost your covenant sta­tus! You are not the cho­sen of God, you are the cho­sen of Satan!…You’re pro­mot­ing homo­sex­u­al­ity. God doesn’t. You pro­mote fifth. God con­demns it!”

Far­rakhan stated that a man who “would want to have sex with another man and say that I’m in love, see, this is a sick soci­ety!” Far­rakhan also claimed Jews are respon­si­ble for the pornog­ra­phy indus­try, “Most of the 3X 4X 6X movies…most of it is run by mem­bers of the Jew­ish community.”

Far­rakhan chas­tised the trans­gen­der com­mu­nity as well, describ­ing Cait­lyn Jenner’s tran­si­tion as “sci­ence that is so wicked” claim­ing that trans­gen­der peo­ple are the work of Satan. He stated, “Satan wants to turn you so that God will reject you.”

Addi­tion­ally, in a crit­i­cism of U.S. mil­i­tary actions in the Mid­dle East, Far­rakhan min­i­mized the role of for­mer Al-Qaeda ide­o­logue Anwar al-Awlaki in encour­ag­ing attacks against Amer­ica and the West ask­ing, “What did al-Awlaki do!? Al-Awlaki dis­agreed with America’s poli­cies. If you had any sense you would dis­agree with them too…It’s very sad.” Al-Awlaki was killed in a U.S. airstrike in 2011.

This was not the first event in Farrakhan’s multi-city “Justice…Or Else!” tour to pro­mote hatred against Jews and others.

  • In his August 13 remarks at a church in Mil­wau­kee, Far­rakhan told the con­gre­ga­tion, “I’m talk­ing about the wicked ones in the Jew­ish com­mu­nity that run Amer­ica, run the gov­ern­ment, run the world, own the banks, own the means of com­mu­ni­ca­tion. They are my ene­mies! But as sure as I’m alive, my ene­mies will be made my foot­stool and so will yours.”
  • Also in Mil­wau­kee, Far­rakhan said, “Would the Jew had lis­tened to Jesus…but you rebelled against him and killed him.”
  • Far­rakhan claimed in Mil­wau­kee that the media have mis­rep­re­sented him as vio­lent because “white peo­ple deserve to die, and they know, so they think it’s us com­ing to do it.”
  • In his July 30 remarks in Miami, Far­rakhan asserted, “A Jew is not a Jew by the cir­cum­ci­sion of the male organ but cir­cum­ci­sion of the heart.”
  • Also in Miami, Farrakhan’s remarks also took a par­tic­u­larly mil­i­tant tone. He stated, “If the fed­eral gov­ern­ment will not inter­cede in our affairs, then we must rise up and kill those who kill us! Stalk them! And kill them! And let them feel the pain of death that we are feeling!”

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April 15, 2013 2

New Black Panther Party Returns From Africa With New Goals And Same Message

The New Black Pan­ther Party(NBPP), the largest orga­nized anti-Semitic and racist black mil­i­tant group in Amer­ica, has announced plans to expand its inter­na­tional activ­ity and out­reach after a del­e­ga­tion of its lead­ers returned from a March trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Malik Zulu Shabazz and New Black Pan­ther Party in Africa

In the group’s online radio broad­casts on Black Power Radio in April, the NBPP lead­er­ship dis­cussed the trip and their plans to increase mem­ber­ship through addi­tional out­reach in South Amer­ica, the Caribbean, Canada and the rest of Africa.

In South Africa, the del­e­ga­tion met with mem­bers of the Pan-Africanist Con­gress of Aza­nia, a minor pan-African polit­i­cal party, and in Zim­babwe they met with Pres­i­dent Robert Mugabe’s cab­i­net (Mugabe did not attend the meet­ing). NBPP National Chair­man Malik Zulu Shabazz later made his sup­port for the Zim­bab­wean dic­ta­tor clear, offer­ing to have a web­cast up on the NBPP web­site “within 60 days” in sup­port of Mugabe in the upcom­ing elec­tions. He also hopes to have the web­cast shown on the Nation of Islam (NOI)’s website.

Shabazz also said that over 200 Black orga­ni­za­tions from around the world will con­vene in South Africa for a con­fer­ence focus­ing on pan-Africanism on June 16, 2014, the anniver­sary of the Soweto Stu­dent Upris­ing that took place on the same day in 1976. Shabazz explained that Africa should be as cen­tral to African-Americans as “Israel is to the so-called Jew and all over the so-called Jew­ish Diaspora.”

Mem­ber­ship reports on the recent trip to Africa on Black Power Radio have fre­quently devolved into hate­ful rhetoric against whites, Jews, and other groups. National Spokesman Chawn Kweli referred to the NYPD as the “Jew York Police Depart­ment” and to the “Zionist-Jewish con­trolled media out­lets.” National Field Mar­shal King Samir Shabazz, prone to often vio­lent racist rants, called on NBPP mem­bers to shine their boots and press their uni­forms, adding that the “crease should be able to cut that cracker’s throat in half and watch his head roll down the street.”

Samir Shabazz also called on Black Mus­lims to make their Hajj to Africa instead of to Mecca. “I hate to say this but Mecca is not my home. I’m a Mus­lim but…I can’t see myself walk­ing around no black stone with those God­damn crack­ers any­way.” Instead of par­tic­i­pat­ing in the rit­ual act of throw­ing stones dur­ing the pil­grim­age to Mecca with “smelly Arabs and crack­ers,” he indi­cated that he would rather go to Africa and “throw some stones at six white peck­er­woods.” Samir Shabazz also went on a homo­pho­bic rant, express­ing dis­may at see­ing same-sex cou­ples in Africa.  He said that it “blew his mind” since he didn’t know that “the white man got Africans fag­gin’ and sag­gin’ like they do in America.”

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March 21, 2013 1

Imagine If They Had Lived

Imag­ine a world where the hate crimes against Mar­tin Luther King Jr., Anne Frank and Matthew Shep­ard did not hap­pen. Now, dur­ing ADL’s Cen­ten­nial Year, fight big­otry and extrem­ism by shar­ing this video and pledg­ing to cre­ate a world with­out hate.

In honor of our Cen­ten­nial in 2013, ADL has launched the “Imag­ine a World With­out Hate™” video and action cam­paign, and we invite you to join in.

Take just 80 sec­onds of your time to watch this pow­er­ful video, which imag­ines a world with­out racism, homo­pho­bia or anti-Semitism — a world in which the hate vio­lence that took the lives of Mar­tin Luther King Jr., Anne Frank, Daniel Pearl, Matthew Shep­ard and oth­ers did not hap­pen. Imag­ine what these indi­vid­u­als could have con­tin­ued to con­tribute to soci­ety if big­otry, hate and extrem­ism had not cut their lives trag­i­cally short.

After 100 years of fight­ing big­otry and fos­ter­ing respect, we are cel­e­brat­ing our suc­cesses, while at the same time rec­og­niz­ing that we still have a long way to go to achieve the real­ity of a world with­out hate. Explore the Imag­ine Web Page at www.adl.org/imagine to take action as an indi­vid­ual, com­mu­nity, school or cor­po­ra­tion. Tell us what you will do to cre­ate a world with­out hate.

ADL is most grate­ful to the fam­i­lies of those fea­tured in the video, whose com­mit­ment and par­tic­i­pa­tion made this cam­paign pos­si­ble, and to the Estate of John Lennon for grant­ing us the rights to use his beau­ti­ful and iconic song.


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