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New Black Panthers: “We Don’t Believe in Telegraphing What We May or May Not Do”

posted at 3:47 pm on July 9, 2010 by

New Black Panther Chairman Malik Zulu ShabazzThe day after video of New Black Panther King Samir Shabazz spewing despicable racially charged invective circulated throughout the blogosphere, the militant organization’s leader was interviewed by the liberal blog Mediaite. In the interview, also captured on video, Chairman Malik Zulu Shabazz was asked about some of Samir Shabazz’s more unspeakably horrifying comments, which included telling fellow blacks that if “[y]ou want freedom, you’re gonna have to kill some crackers; you’re gonna have to kill some of their babies.” The chairman’s response was nearly as shocking as his colleague’s hate-filled call to violence.

“The New Black Panther Party,” the chairman said, “does not believe in going out in the streets and berating black people… We don’t believe in telegraphing what we may or may not do.” [Emphasis added] Remarkably, his only criticisms were that Samir Shabazz dressed down fellow blacks and may have tipped the organization’s hand in terms of its insidious future plans.

In the same interview Malik Shabazz had some choice words for TV host Glenn Beck and clarified that “crackers” are not the only problems in American society that blacks need to contend with, intimating that a Zionist conspiracy is behind efforts to keep blacks in their place. He referred to Beck as “sneaky little devil” and “neo-racist” who should not be allowed to speak in public.

As to Malik Shabazz’s comments about what the New Black Panthers “may or may not do,” one assumes that the Justice Department will now be keeping a watchful eye trained on this organization. One also expects that President Obama, who has so far been silent regarding the hate-filled rant of King Samir Shabazz, will make a statement in which, at the very least, he will acknowledge that the Black Panther “acted stupidly.” Then again, the man who never heard his racist preacher speak ill of America or Jews in the 20 years during which he sat in the church’s pews, may conveniently never hear about this incident either.

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Well Shabazz, have no fear. We already know just exactly what you think. I have no doubt that your actions will support your opinions.

jeanie on July 9, 2010 at 4:17 PM

Megyn Kelly’s interview with this excrement should be posted here.

Disturb the Universe on July 9, 2010 at 4:29 PM

“Post racial,” my a$$. More like, “most racist” administration, evah. Anyone who does not condemn this inflammatory, incendiary rhetoric (yes, I said it) is complicit in whatever violence this group commits upon whites or those they deem “not black enough.” POS’s…

College Prof on July 9, 2010 at 6:48 PM

POS’s

Sorry, P’sOS

College Prof on July 9, 2010 at 6:49 PM

The dude’s real name is Paris Lewis.

uknowmorethanme on July 9, 2010 at 7:10 PM

So, where’s BarryO on this? Shouldn’t the leader of the post-racial America be out front condemning this kind of hate speech, flanked by Nancy and Harry, Holder and Big Sis, Kagan and Sotomeyer?

BarryO, BarryO, wherefore art thou, BarryO?

Robert17 on July 9, 2010 at 8:00 PM

Have no fear that Barry will not hear of it. That he will and applaude it through inaction and silence, and word into Holders ear, is the fear to be concerned about.

Franklyn on July 9, 2010 at 9:32 PM

WTF?! You didn’t just telegraph your intentions, you shouted them over a bullhorn and spelled them out in fireworks!

No wonder they have to keep dumbing down the cirriculum in “publik skoo”…

Dark-Star on July 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM

Mr. Portnoy – you have my sincere admiration. This article is an exquisite evisceration of both the Shabazz’ and of Obama – and much deserved by each.

Take a bow!

GGMac on July 10, 2010 at 3:24 PM

Is the New Black Panther Party part of the Bolshevik wing of the Democratic Party? And I wonder how big that wing is on the Left in general?

Blue Collar Todd on July 11, 2010 at 12:14 PM


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