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March 27, 2012 3

Online Racism and Anti-Semitism in the Aftermath of Trayvon Martin Shooting

The fatal shoot­ing of Trayvon Mar­tin, who was killed by a neigh­bor­hood watch vol­un­teer, George Zim­mer­man, has led to a flurry of racist and anti-Semitic remarks from extrem­ists try­ing to exploit the inci­dent to fur­ther their own hate­ful views. The remarks have been directed at both the vic­tim and the shooter.
White suprema­cists are furi­ous that Zim­mer­man, whose mother is report­edly Latino, is being described as a white man by the main­stream media.
An exam­ple of a Stormfront

In an arti­cle posted to the white suprema­cist Coun­sel of Con­ser­v­a­tive Cit­i­zens (CofCC) Web site, the author asserted, “Each time you see a ‘main­stream’ news out­let rant about the Zimmerman/Martin case…ask your­self why the media is called Zim­mer­man a white man instead of a Latino. Ask your­self if you think the story is really news or is it agitation/propaganda designed to advance a polit­i­cal agenda.”

Sim­i­larly, posters to the white suprema­cist Inter­net forum Storm­front, expressed both racist and anti-Semitic views. For exam­ple, “Thule Seeker” asserted, “[Zim­mer­man] can do us another favor by get­ting his jew-bean ass thrown in prison. Every­one always blames Whites for being racist but now the shoe is on the other foot. It will be nice for jews, beans and/or jew­beans to see one of their own go to prison for the very thing that us Whites are always accused of.”

Another Storm­front mem­ber, using the name “Richard Nixon,” wrote: “The anti-white Jew media will still try to spin this in an anti-white angle. And, of course, Blacks will find an excuse to riot, loot, a [sic] wreak over­all havoc.”

On yet another white suprema­cist forum, Van­guard News Net­work, “Craig Cobb” wrote, “Ha ha the lying media calls a pos­si­ble jew spic mix a ‘white’ just like the annual DOJ UNi­form Crime Report files do! Prob­a­bly in about 10 more years George Zim­mer­man will be as White in Amer­ica as it gets–like our elite ver­sion of an Ice­landic pale blue eyed plat­inum blonde.”

Some white suprema­cists, while describ­ing Zim­mer­man in racist terms, lauded him for killing a black teen. On Storm­front, “Thin White Duke” argued, “Zim­mer­man should be praised as much as any mes­tizo in Amer­ica should. Putting white nation­al­ism aside for a moment, this man removed a vio­lent per­son from a neigh­bor­hood vol­un­tar­ily. If only we had more whites patrolling our neigh­bor­hoods and keep­ing the negroes in check like this mes­tizo did.”

Another Storm­front mem­ber, “Ref­er­ence,” asserted, “Let’s don’t get bogged down in Zimmerman’s eth­nic­ity. Zim put down negri­tude while his neigh­bor ran into the house, locked the doors and called 911 — a com­pletely use­less neigh­bor IMO.”

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March 26, 2012 1

New Black Panther Party Enflames Trayvon Martin Incident

Update: New Black Pan­thers Orga­niz­ing “National Day of Action” in Florida
 

The New Black Pan­ther Party for Self Defense (NBPP), the largest orga­nized anti-Semitic and racist black mil­i­tant group in Amer­ica, is offer­ing a $10,000 reward for the “cap­ture” of George Zim­mer­man, the man who shot and killed an African-American teenager in Florida last month.

Source: New Black Pan­ther Party website

Mikhail Muham­mad, the NBPP’s Florida rep­re­sen­ta­tive, announced the reward dur­ing a protest in San­ford, Florida, on Sat­ur­day. He also indi­cated that the group’s national chair­man, Malik Zulu Shabazz, was receiv­ing dona­tions from black enter­tain­ers and ath­letes. Accord­ing to the group’s press release, the “goal is to increase the $10,000 reward up to $100,000.”

“[Zim­mer­man] should be fear­ful for his life,” Muham­mad report­edly said. “You can’t keep killing black chil­dren.” In response to a ques­tion about whether he was incit­ing vio­lence, Muham­mad replied, “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.”
 
Trayvon Martin’s death, which is being inves­ti­gated by the Jus­tice Depart­ment, has become a national story and mem­ber of the NBPP are known for insert­ing them­selves in and enflam­ing high pro­file, racially charged issues around the country.
 
Najee Muham­mad
Prior to the NBPP’s announce­ment, Najee Muham­mad, a for­mer mem­ber of the group who now heads the Atlanta-based New Black Lib­er­a­tion Mili­tia, announced his group’s plans to arrest Zim­mer­man and hand him over to fed­eral author­i­ties. “We’ll find him. We’ve got his mug shot and every­thing,” Najee Muham­mad said on March 16.
 
Najee Muham­mad, who served as the NBPP’s national field mar­shal, left the group a few years ago to form the New Black Lib­er­a­tion Mili­tia and New Black Lib­er­a­tion Insti­tute, which seeks to “ensure the sur­vival of black peo­ple in the 21st cen­tury and beyond” and build a “strong black army to defend the back nation.” He describes him­self as “The Top Stu­dent of Dr. Khal­lid Abdul Muham­mad,” the vir­u­lently anti-Semitic for­mer leader of the NBPP who died in Feb­ru­ary 2001.

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