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Muslims Take Up Arms Defending Against Armed Hate Group

A group of white right wingers seems to have forgotten that the NOI, AKA the Black Muslims aren’t exactly a group of folks you can wave your guns at and scare.

Huey P. Newton Gun Club

Armed hate group met at Texas mosque protest by gun-toting worshipers

An anti-Muslim hate group planned an armed protest at an African-American mosque in Texas — but it didn’t go as planned.

The group, the Bureau of American Islamic Relations, or BAIR, has made it a habit in the past to show up at mosques with firearms and intimidate worshipers. In November, armed protesters stalked Muslims in Irving. In December, they again stalked Muslims at the Islamic Association of North Texas.

But on Saturday, the group that makes a show of carrying guns while they surround places of worship was met in-kind at a Nation of Islam mosque in South Dallas, theDallas Morning News reports.

“This is an armed defense maneuver, making sure that our communities are safe and secure from any insurgents coming in,” Krystal Muhammad of the New Black Panther Party told Fox4 last week. Muhammad was armed with a large shotgun. “We won’t allow anybody to come in and try to intimidate our brothers and sisters.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center also lists the New Black Panther Party as a hate group.

On Saturday, the BAIR showed up and was outnumbered by members of black self-defense groups, Fox4 reported.

The Nation of Islam was joined by the Panthers and the Huey P. Newton Gun Club in its defense of the mosque.

“We will not allow them to come to South Dallas with arms and intimidate our people,” Yafeuh Balogun, spokesman for the Huey P. Newton Gun Club, told Fox4 last week. “We’re taking a defensive posture, but we’re not threatening anyone.”

“It’s a people’s victory here in South Dallas today,” he said Saturday after BAIR left without incident.

 
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Posted by on April 3, 2016 in Domestic terrorism

 

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Louis Farrakhan praises Donald Trump

Didn’t see that one coming…Apparently Farrakhan’s hatred of Jews outweighs his common sense…

Louis Farrakhan praises Donald Trump

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan praised Republican front-runner Donald Trump for refusing donations from Jewish groups.

Trump “is the only member who has stood in front of the Jewish community and said ‘I don’t want your money,’” Farrakhan said in a sermon he delivered this week. “Any time a man can say to those who control the politics of America, ‘I don’t want your money,’ that means you can’t control me. And they can’t afford to give up control of the presidents of the United States.”

Despite his commendation for the billionaire businessman, Farrakhan did not endorse him. “Not that I’m for Mr. Trump,” he added, “but I like what I’m looking at.”

Farrakhan also called Jews the “Synagogue of Satan,” according to the Anti-Defamation League, which monitors anti-Semitic statements.

In December, Trump appeared before a crowd of leading Jewish Republicans and told them, “You’re not going to support me even though I’ll be the best guy for Israel.”

“I’m a negotiator like you folks,” he also said. “Is there anyone in this room who doesn’t negotiate deals? … Probably more than any room I’ve ever spoken.”

 

 

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Tavis Smiley Asks Minister Farrakhan About Obama

This is a series of clips from Tavis Smiley’s We Count! The Black Agenda is America’s Agenda. Members of the panel for Tavis Smiley Presents ‘We Count!’ The Black Agenda is the American Agenda”,Father Michael Pfleger, Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson, Tom Burrell, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Michael Fauntroy, Ron Walters, Raven Curling, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Tavis Smiley, Angela Glover Blackwell and Dorothy Wright Tillman.

The full program will be broadcast on C-Span on March 29th.

These are clips on questions to Minister Farrakhan –

Part II is here.

Part III is here.

Excellent discussion by Minister Farrakhan.

 
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Posted by on March 24, 2010 in Black History

 

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Farrakhan – “The White Right”

I think Farrakhan missed the point on this one – the “White Right” is a problem for all America. Racism is only a part of the pathology. The “White Right” would rather see this country suffer mass failures in jobs, the economy, and wars than suffer the presence of a Democratic President, especially one buttressed by Democratic leadership. The situation is, and has been for a while, beyond the normal bounds of political disagreement and loyal opposition…

And skirts the far edge of treason.

Farrakhan and his Nation of Islam are another of those speed bumps in the fiction of a Post Racial America. They also present a complex landscape for the Obama Administration in that should the NOI be treated as white, racist religious groups were under the Bushit’s “faith based initiative” – you would be able to hear the howls and screams of fake, right-wing manufactured outrage from here to the moon…

Providing a financial bonanza to the black conservative “Tom Squad”, among other things.

Make no doubt about it, the NOI liturgy, born out of the era of Jim Crow repression – is inherently racist when considered in today’s context. HOWEVER – NOI social and self help programs have proven to be effective in the community, and as such cannot be dismissed as a resource to assist inner city populations.

Farrakhan is 76 years old and suffers from a number of health problems. The question is, when Farrakhan departs – what direction the new leadership will take.

Farrakhan predicts ‘white right’ trouble for Obama

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, center, speaking at Muhammad Mosque #14 in Hartford, Conn., Friday, Aug. 8, 1997.

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, boasting his divine stature, on Sunday predicted trouble ahead for President Barack Obama and urged him to do more to improve the lives of blacks and the downtrodden.

The 76-year-old leader said the “white right” was conspiring to make Obama a one-term president, and pointed to his stalled efforts to introduce health care legislation as proof. He said those opponents and lobbyists were trapping him into a future war with Iran that could lead to mass destruction.

“The word ‘prophet’ is too cheap a word. I am a light in the midst of darkness,” Farrakhan said at the annual convention of the movement that embraces black nationalism. “It ain’t ego, it’s my love for you.”

An estimated 20,000 people attended the heavily guarded Saviours’ Day event at the United Center in Chicago. Followers — men dressed in navy uniforms and women in white skirt suits with matching hijabs — cheered on Farrakhan with shouts of “Allahu Akbar,” Arabic for “God is great.”

Farrakhan spent most of the fiery nearly four-hour speech recounting a 1985 vision he had in Mexico. Farrakhan has often described how he believes he was invited aboard an unidentified flying object he calls “the wheel” where he said he heard the late Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad speak to him.

He said that experience led him to inklings about future events, including the United States’ 1986 bombing of Libya.

Farrakhan recounted how his divine knowledge has allowed him to recognize countless warning signs over the decades — such as natural disasters such as the earthquake in Chile — and said they indicate impending trouble, including for Obama.

Dressed in ornate creme robes, he addressed the president directly:

“Your people are suffering. You can’t ease their plight, but you can use your bully pulpit. Speak for the poor. Speak for the weak.”

He said helping the Nation of Islam, which has worked to reform black inmates for decades, would also be an answer.

“Put some money on back of us,” he said. “We can reform our people.”

Farrakhan has vigorously supported Obama for years and used his presidency as a call to action for blacks. That was even as Obama distanced himself from the group for Farrakhan’s past comments that many considered anti-Semitic.

Supporters say Farrakhan’s words are often taken out of context.

Farrakhan continued his praise of Obama Sunday, and said the nation’s first black president was manipulated into disavowing Farrakhan.

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2010 in Black History

 

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