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April 9, 2013 9

Louis Farrakhan’s 52 Weeks Of Hate

Update: In part 19 of Farrakhan’s lec­ture series, he char­ac­ter­izes the Jew­ish peo­ple as “Satanic” and instructs his lis­ten­ers to look for a hid­den Star of David on the back of the one-dollar bill.

Louis Farrakhan’s lat­est lec­ture series, launched in Jan­u­ary 2013, enables the Nation of Islam (NOI) leader to reach online audi­ences with his unique brand of racist and anti-Semitic con­spir­acy the­o­ries. While Far­rakhan con­tin­ues to pro­motes his hatred at large NOI events such as Sav­iours’ Day, the lec­ture series, titled “The Time and What Must Be Done,” is broad­cast online in weekly installments.

Far­rakhan has thus far pri­mar­ily focused the series on the impor­tance of NOI’s teach­ings as they con­tinue to be revealed to him, but he also spends a sig­nif­i­cant por­tion of each lec­ture proph­esy­ing the immi­nent down­fall of the United States and advis­ing Amer­ica to heed his warn­ings or face divine pun­ish­ment through severe weather, nat­ural dis­as­ters, and world wars. Addi­tion­ally, through­out the lec­ture series, Far­rakhan reit­er­ates his long-standing anti-Semitic ideology.

For exam­ple, Far­rakhan invokes anti-Semitic the­o­ries of Jew­ish con­trol over the Amer­i­can gov­ern­ment and dis­pro­por­tion­ate Jew­ish wealth and influ­ence in a recent install­ment on March 30 (part 12 of the series). In this lec­ture, he claims that “nobody becomes Pres­i­dent of the United States with­out going before Israel or AIPAC and promis­ing the Zion­ists every­thing that you think will allow you access to their wealth, their influ­ence, and their power.”

In part 11, Far­rakhan rants about Hol­ly­wood, which he describes as “know[ing] the Torah.” This descrip­tion is con­sis­tent with past state­ments Far­rakhan has made about Hol­ly­wood sup­pos­edly being con­trolled by Jews. He explains, “You are pro­mot­ing that which is against the will of God and you’re doing it pur­posely.” He then elab­o­rates on his belief that the “King­dom of God” will be taken from the Jews and given to “the Black man.” He cites this as the rea­son for Jews allegedly using their con­trol of Hol­ly­wood and other media to encour­age sin­ful behav­ior in the Black community:

You hate the fact that our rule is going to come whether you like it or not…You know this, so you want to feed us all the filth that we can eat, all the debauch­ery we can stand, so you are now bring­ing the pri­vacy of sex into pub­lic view in your movies, in your mag­a­zines, in your news­pa­pers. It’s all about sex….you are pro­mot­ing that which is against the com­mand­ments of God.”

Far­rakhan also makes con­spir­a­to­r­ial state­ments about what he per­ceives as Jew­ish con­trol of Hol­ly­wood in part 3. While not explic­itly men­tion­ing Jews, he claims that “those that own Hol­ly­wood” are writ­ing plots to encour­age a race war in Amer­ica, get­ting Black char­ac­ters to kill white char­ac­ters in movies “so that white peo­ple in Amer­ica who have these guns will start prepar­ing their minds for a race war.”

In part 9, Far­rakhan describes the Tal­mud as “part of the tricks and lies” used by Jews to “mas­ter the orig­i­nal peo­ple with that sys­tem of tricks and lies and unright­eous­ness.” He then claims that such state­ments are not anti-Semitism but rather truth, a truth that “exposes the lie, the liar, the deceit­ful one.”

Far­rakhan fre­quently dis­cusses race in the lec­ture series as well, call­ing on Amer­ica to give “mil­lions of acres of land” to Blacks so there can be “sep­a­ra­tion” between Blacks and whites. In part 4 he warns, “You’ll see the end [of the white race] by 2050. Sep­a­ra­tion will save you. Sep­a­ra­tion will give you more time as a white per­son on this earth.” In the same lec­ture, he accuses the Amer­i­can gov­ern­ment of hatch­ing a plan to kill “two to three bil­lion peo­ple on our planet,” ask­ing “Could this be why, in Africa, AIDS is slaugh­ter­ing black men and women, par­tic­u­larly in those areas where the min­eral resources of that area is nec­es­sary to keep Amer­i­can in power in this 21st cen­tury?” He then claims that the “same geno­ci­dal thought” of whites towards Blacks “will be against the Mex­i­cans and oth­ers as well.”

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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.

www.adl.org/imagine

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September 27, 2012 8

Greece’s Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party Opens Office in New York City

Golden Dawn (also known as Chrysi Avgi in Greek), an ultra-nationalist polit­i­cal party in Greece, has opened an office in New York City. The party, known for its racist, anti-Semitic and anti-immigrant views, won 7 per­cent of the votein May 2012 elec­tions and has 18 rep­re­sen­ta­tives in the Greek parliament. 

Golden Dawn Sup­port­ers in New York

The party has adopted Nazi slo­gans and sym­bols. For exam­ple, Golden Dawn’s logo closely resem­bles a swastika. In addi­tion, the media reports that the party openly dis­plays copies of Hitler’s Mein Kamf as well as other racist and anti-Semitic tracts at its head­quar­ters. At ral­lies, Golden Dawn’s leader, Nikos Michalo­li­akos, has shouted slo­gans that are asso­ci­ated with the Nazis and has report­edly given the Nazi salute at a town meet­ing. He is also a Holo­caust denier.

Artemios Math­aiopou­los, another Golden Dawn party mem­ber who was sworn in to the Greek par­lia­ment in July 2012, is a for­mer mem­ber of a rock band known for its vir­u­lently anti-Semitic and racist lyrics.  

Mem­bers of the party have also car­ried out vio­lent attacks on immi­grants and for­eign work­ers in dif­fer­ent parts of Greece, and have attacked oppo­si­tion lead­ers. In addi­tion, the party has called for plac­ing land­mines along the Greece-Turkey bor­der to pre­vent ille­gal immi­grants from enter­ing the country.

Golden Dawn has also pro­posed that “only men and women of Greek descent and con­scious­ness should have full polit­i­cal rights.”

Accord­ing to Golden Dawn’s Web site for its New York City office, the party’s goal is “to pro­mote and sup­port the Golden Dawn’s nation­al­ist ideals and vision for Greece among the Greek dias­pora.” The party talks about resist­ing “the geno­ci­dal multi-culturalist, and anti-Hellenic agenda of the New World Order.”

In New York, Golden Dawn claims to have car­ried out a cloth­ing and food drive, as well as a med­ical drive. The col­lected items were allegedly shipped to the party’s head­quar­ters in Greece, where Golden Dawn insists they will only be dis­trib­uted to Greeks.

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