Sunday, March 06, 2011
Louis Farrakhan / Nation of Islam: Hatred, racism - Fascism - Pro-slavery - Advocating genocide
Louis Farrakhan / Nation of Islam:
NATION OF ISLAM'S LOUIS FARRAKHAN = ANTI-WHITE ANTI-JEWISH ANTI-CATHOLIC ANTI-KOREAN RACIST, BIGOT
New York Magazine - Oct 7, 1985 - Page 16
Vol. 18, No. 39 - 152 pages - Magazine - Full view
Rather than follow the son, Farrakhan took up the elder Muhammad's call — that blacks originally ruled the world and would soon regain control from the white " devils."
Demagogues: Brothers in Bigotry - TIME Oct 14, 1985 ... After Farrakhan laced a + speech in Los Angeles last month with racist remarks, Mayor Tom Bradley condemned the Black Muslim's "dangerous" ...
Hate, prejudice, and racism - Page 227 Milton Kleg - SUNY Press, 1993 - 317 pages
After Warith Deen's faction eventually dissolved, Farrakhan became the undisputed leader of the Nation of Islam. To the anti- white racism of his predecessor, Farrakhan added a heaping dose of anti-Semitism, blaming Jews for..
To Our Readers: Feb. 28, 1994 - TIME Feb 28, 1994...
The decision to pursue an in-depth investigation of this subject was prompted by the anti-Semitic and otherwise racist speech that Farrakhan's aide, Khallid Muhammad, gave at Kean College in New Jersey. The story was newsworthy in large part because it came just as some mainstream black groups were attempting to form a constructive alliance with Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam. News of the speech loosed a flash flood of reportage and commentary on the subject, and at that time we began the kind of weeks-long investigation a cover story like this one requires. At the same time, we published an article on one telling aspect of the larger story: the fact that some black leaders were offended when whites called on them to denounce racism in other black leaders...
Amazon.com: TIMEN FEBRUARY 28, 1994: MINISTRY OF RAGE, LOUIS FARRAKHAN SPEWS RACIST VENOM AT JEWS AND ALL OF WHITE AMERICA AND VARIOUS ARTICLES
Louis Farrakhan: Pride and Prejudice - TIME
Feb 28, 1994 ... To get closer to them, Farrakhan must abandon his racist doctrine. But can he? Apart from his historical beliefs about Jews and business ...
To Invite Farrakhan Is to Invite Racism : Anti-Semitism: The NAACP embrace of the Nation of Islam leader will in the end harm black people as well as Jews.
... Jun 8, 1994 ...
Shouting pickets protest attention to Farrakhan - Baltimore Sun
June 13, 1994 By Ivan Penn Sun Staff Writer
A boisterous group of 60 people, marching and waving picket signs, voiced its opposition yesterday to the NAACP for inviting Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to its summit of African-American community leaders.
Spurred on by Jewish activists and a former NAACP assistant director, the crowd chanted slogans, including "Don't embrace the racist; Farrakhan is a racist," outside the headquarters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Farrakhan Causes National Controversy
Farrakhan's call for separatism and his assertion of black racial supremacy have caused many problems for the multicultural America. ...
Online NewsHour: Million Man March - October 13, 1995
... Louis Farrakhan is the apostle of black racism and anti-semitism. He represents a philosophy of a black nation within a nation.
CNN - Controversy picks up pace - Oct. 16, 1995
Oct 16, 1995 ... They had some support from others: "I agree Louis Farrakhan is a racist. He says white people are children of the devil. ...
Farrakhan Proves Himself A Skilled Demagogue - Sun Sentinel
Oct 25, 1995
... For years Farrakhan has been an unrepentant merchant of hate of coarse anti- Semitism, racism and other bigotries.
CNN - Reaction to Clinton's speech varies - Oct. 17, 1995
Oct 17, 1995 ... "Farrakhan is a racist and anti-Semite, unhinged by hate. He has no place in American public life, and all who would lead must say so." ...
CNN - Million Man March - Oct. 17, 1995
... Farrakhan has been branded a racist, separatist, sexist and anti-Semite. Farrakhan's rhetoric has not been tempered by the popularity of the ...
THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON: THE REACTION;With Farrakhan Speaking, a ...Oct 17, 1995 ... Farrakhan is a racist. He is unhinged by hate. He has no place in American public life and all who lead must say so." ...
THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON: THE GENERAL;Powell Praises Marchers, But Denounces Farrakhan
...Oct 17, 1995 ... General Colin L. Powell said today that he deplored Louis Farrakhan's "racist and anti-Semitic expressions," but he praised the Million Man ...
Nation's Campuses Confront An Expanding Racial Divide - NYTimes.com Oct 25, 1995
... In interviews, blacks generally said that the outrage of whites over the Simpson verdict and their tendency to view the Million Man March simply in terms of Louis Farrakhan's involvement was evidence of how ingrained white racism is.
frontline: the two nations of black america: interview with eldridge cleaver ... GATES: We were talking about black leadership. What's your take on the Million Man March and Minister Farrakhan?
CLEAVER: I think the Million Man March will go down in history as the defining episode for a generation of people and I know Minister Farrakhan personally and have known him for years. And my overall decision on Farrakhan is that the Afro-American people are not going to follow him anywhere and as General Colin Powell said in his famous commencement address at Howard University, he said that after what we've been through and after coming this far we cannot afford to take a detour through the swamps of hatred and that is the Achilles heel of Farrakhan is that the doctrine of the Nation of Islam is a racist doctrine and the Afro-American people are not racist people. We are anti-racist people.
Editorials on file: Volume 27
Facts on File, Inc - 1996 - Snippet view - Page 304
Farrakhan, once regarded as a leading advocate of black separatism, had been accused by critics of being anti-Semitic and racist. Farrakhan' s trip was criticized by some US black leaders, including Randall Robinson,.. group TransAfrica, who had said Farrakhan had given comfort to oppressive governments in Nigeria and Sudan, it was reported Feb. 25
The Catholic world report: Volume 6
(Ignatius Press,) 1996 - Snippet view (Page 55)
You participated in the Million Man March on Washington last October, led by Black Muslim leader Louis Farrakhan. Why? Isn't Farrakhan a racist and anti- Catholic?
Farrakhan's South African visit sparks concerns... Jan 26, 1996 ... Farrakhan, notorious for his anti-Semitic and racist comments, has requested a meeting with South African President Nelson Mandela during ...
People in the News 1996
David Brownstone, Irene Franck - 1996 - 471 pages - Snippet view (page 125)
Farrakhan, Louis Haleem Abdul (Louis Eugene Wolcott; 1933- ) Nation of Islam head Louis Farrakhan scored a major victory in ... in Farrakhan's rally, citing his long record of anti-White, anti-Semitic, antiwoman, anti-Korean, anti-Arab,
The One-Man March
Feb 8, 1998 ... Among his favored targets are Malcolm X, Spike Lee, Louis Farrakhan -- ''our most highly respected racist and all-purpose lunatic'' -- and ...
The Farrakhan phenomenon: race, reaction, and the paranoid style in American politics
- Page 313
Robert Singh - [Georgetown University Press,] 1997 - 340 pages - Preview
Preaching racial reconciliation, Farrakhan practices a politics of polarization and division; proselytizing for racial comity, he advances mutual racial animus; proclaiming his boundless humanitarian love, he readily capitalizes upon
ADC Anti Defamation Australia Report on Louis Farrakhan 
The Nation of Islam (NOI)
The Nation Of Islam was founded by W D Fahd, who claimed to be a prophet and who held strong anti-white views.
Elijah Muhammad was of the first leaders of the group. He assisted in the development of NOI's bizarre ideology that black people originated from the Moon whilst whites were the result of a botched experiment by a mad scientist (Searchlight December 1997).
Louis Farrakhan was previously known as Louis Eugene Walcott.
Joined the Nation of Islam (NOI) in 1955 and by the end of 1960 was a minister at the Nation's Boston mosque.
Farrakhan was a protege of Malcolm X describing him as "the father he never had".
However following Malcolm's departure from NOI Farrakhan said"…Such a man as Malcolm is worthy of death." According To HQ magazine on the February 21 1965 three NOI gunmen murdered Malcolm X. Furthermore, Farrakhan was allegedly accused by the widow of Malcolm X that he was involved in her husband's murder.
Farrakhan's racist comments and ideologies date back to 1972 where he made his anti-Semitic and black separatist views known in a Black Muslim publication, "Muhammed Speaks".
He claimed that "Since the Jews are in control of the mass media, newspapers, television, radio, we knew then that we could begin to look for a concerted attack on Nation of Islam though the mass media." (Muhammed Speaks 12 May 1972)
Whites, Jews, Catholics and gays are subject to attack as well as blacks that work within the ‘white system’. At a rally in 1985 Farrakhan decried "…we will tar and feather them" and "We will hang them from the highest limb, we will chop off their heads and roll them down the streets."
NOI's extremism of views has led to a series of bizarre allegiances with other far right contemporise that included the Klu Klux Klan and neo-Nazi type organisations.
In early 1961 NOI and the KKK had a meeting in Atlanta, Georgia in the US. Both Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X a NOI leader met KKK dignitaries. The two groups came to the joint opinion that parts of South Carolina and Georgia in the United States should become a black homeland with KKK holding state power. (Searchlight December 1997).
Louis Farrakhan has shared a platform at an NOI meeting with members of the American Nazi Party in full dress regalia seated as honoured guests. The NOI publicly accepted donations from a former KKK leader who went on to lead the White Aryan Resistance.
The NOI also holds affiliation with the far-right National Front in Britain. In 1988 the NOI used the Front to import and distribute NOI's "The Final Call" in Britain.
The NOI are also stockists of racist literature, including the infamous Protocols of the Elders of Zion, the conspiracy laden The Jews And Their Lies, as well as The Secret relationship between the Blacks and the Jews whose premise is that Jews were solely responsible for the killing of 100,000,000 blacks during the slave trade. The group also publishes the notorious anti-Semitic forgery the Protocols of The Elders Of Zion.
The Nation Of Islam operates numerous security contracts (through its security arm the Fruits of Islam) worth millions of dollars, publishes "The Final Call" as well provides numerous other extremist literature. The groups also sells hair and beauty products and runs chains of health clinics.
What Farrakhan and His Lieutenants Say about:
Narrow-minded, common Jews…The Jews cannot defeat me so I will grind them and crush them into little bits.
- Louis Farrakhan, Flushing New York, May 21, 1998
I called them [Jews] bloodsuckers. I'm not going to change that. Our lessons talk about the bloodsuckers of the poor in the supreme wisdom of the Nation of Islam. It's that old no-good Jew, that old imposter Jew, that old hook-nose, bagel-eating, lox-eating, Johnny-come-lately perpetrating a fraud, just crawled out of the caves and hills of Europe, so called damn Jew….and I feel everything I'm saying here is kosher."
-Khalid Abdul Muhammad, Baltimore, MD, February 19, 1994
"Your [whites] history is written in the blood of the human family. It comes out of you like a web comes out of a spider. Murder and lying comes easy for white people….Your history is shedding the blood of all human beings and you came lying to us, deceiving us, then killing us."
-Louis Farrakhan, Saviour's Day, February 27, 1994
"There is a little bit of Hitler in all white people."
-Khalid Abdul Muhammad, NBC's "Donahue," May 12, 1994
"Christians preach love but practice hate and tyranny, use God to cover their corrupt and dirty practices."
-Louis Farrakhan, Northeastern University, April 20, 1985
"The true meaning of Christmas is heathen, vain ignorant, backward white pagan worship and idolatry."
-Khalid Muhammad, New Haven, CT November 16, 1994
"The Pope is not the Vicar of Christ. The Pope is the representative of the Anti-Christ."
-Khalid Muhammad, Harlem, NY, May 3, 1994
"They said I called the Pope a 'no-good cracker'. Did I lie? "
-Khalid Muhammad, February 19, 1994
Books: Indignant Sanity - TIME
Nov 22, 1999 ... They have, he says, left the articulation of the African-American case to black racists and demagogues (Louis Farrakhan, for example) and to ...
BBC News UK Opponents attack Farrakhan ruling
Jul 31, 2001 ... The government and anti-racist groups have condemned a High Court decision to allow controversial US black political leader Louis Farrakhan ...
Nation of Islam Southern Poverty Law Center Farrakhan's racist venom continued, to the point that he was banned in 1986 from entering the United Kingdom, where officials cited concerns for racial ...
War and slavery in Sudan - Page 161 Jok Madut Jok - University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001 - 211 pages
it is common knowledge that the Nation of Islam receives considerable financial assistance from Sudan and Libya...
UK moves to bar U.S. activist - CNN
Mar 12, 2002 ... Farrakhan, a father of nine, has been dubbed a "black racist" after using inflammatory language in speeches.
He has described whites as "devils" and Judaism as a "gutter religion" with Jews being called "bloodsuckers" who got rich by oppressing blacks.
In a statement issued after the High Court decision, Blunkett said: "As Home Secretary it is my responsibility to ensure that people who are likely to be a threat to public order in this country are excluded.
"I continue to think that Mr Farrakhan, were he to come here, would be a threat to public order."
Conspiracy theories in American history: an encyclopedia: Volume 1 - Page 248
Peter Knight - [ABC-CLIO,] 2003 - 925 pages
He has also been accused of more general racism toward white people for his adherence to many of the teachings of ... A firm proponent of race separatism, Farrakhan has preached the evils of blacks marrying nonblacks (and whites in particular). Farrakhan also invokes well-worn images of conspiracy in his rhetoric, including references to Masonic orders
American voices: an encyclopedia of contemporary orators - Page 158
Bernard K. Duffy, Richard W. Leeman - 2005 - 486 pages - Google eBook - Preview
Implicit in this explicit acknowledgment of past wrongs is the rhetorical shift which Farrakhan uses to reconstitute his white audience: a repudiation of the Nation of Islam's depiction of whites as "devils" and inherently evil,
BBC NEWS Americas Louis Farrakhan reveals illness
Sep 23, 2006 ... Louis Farrakhan is one of America's most famous black men ... Even the overtly racist Gadaffi is shamelessly lionized. This is just another ...
My religion is a distraction, says Muslim poised to enter Congress ...Sep 24, 2006... with the Nation of Islam, the radical group that promotes black rights and whose leader, Louis Farrakhan, has made racist statements. ...
The rise and demise of Black theology - Page 44
Alistair Kee - 2006 - 217 pages - Preview
A veteran civil rights activist, Julian Bond, described him as 'a black Pat Buchanan' claiming that he is 'notoriously and unapologetically anti-Semitic, anti-Catholic, anti-white, misogynist...'
What is the Nation of Islam?
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How to beat the racists
The Nation of Islam (NoI) was founded in 1930 as a peculiar fusion of Islam and a conservative variant of black nationalism.
The NoI considered whites to be devils and that the answer to American racism was the promotion of black business, racial separation and the creation of a black state.
Black historian Manning Marable describes how the NoI came to be “re-founded" by Louis Farrakhan in 1981:
“[In the 1970s] Most black radicals, influenced heavily by Malcolm X's public separation from and feud with the Nation in 1964-65, still viewed the organisation with a great deal of scepticism.
“… [Elijah] Muhammad [NoI leader] attempted to establish closer links with the US government and other foreign interests in an effort to resolve his group's ongoing political and economic troubles. By making peace with Chicago's political boss, Richard Daley, the Nation was able to eliminate most of the police surveillance and harassment against the sect.
“Imitating the FBI, Nation of Islam members in Philadelphia destroyed that city's Black Panther Party headquarters in retaliation for the group's public advocacy of Malcolm X's ideas.
“In 1972, Muhammad negotiated a $3 million interest-free loan from [Libyan dictator] Colonel Muamar Kadafi which was used to expand Black Muslim enterprises. Despite these gains, the Nation of Islam was still plagued by internal dissension.
“One of the Nation's most dynamic and powerful ministers, Hamaas Abdul Khaalis (Ernest McGhee) denounced the Nation as a corruption of the true faith, Sunni Islam, in 1972. Khaalis declared that Muhammad was ‘a lying deceiver' and stated that their leader ‘who inspired former dope addicts and prostitutes to monklike lives of sacrifice, discipline and hard work, was instead stealing his followers' money and leading them to hell'. For devout defenders of Muhammad, Khaalis' challenge could not remain unanswered. On 18 January 1973, at least five armed gunmen, all members of the Nation of Islam, entered Khaalis' Washington, DC, home and butchered five members of his family.
"With Muhammad's death in 1975, the leadership of the Nation of Islam passed to one of his sons, Wallace. Quickly and efficiently, Wallace Muhammad ‘Malcolmised' the [sect … a] mixture of racial mythology and religious dogma promulgated by Elijah Muhammad was abandoned in favour of the orthodox teachings of Islam; whites were permitted to attend services and in some instances even joined the group…
“Yet these dramatic changes did not occur without more dissension. Louis Farrakhan, perhaps the most charismatic minister in the Nation after the departure of Malcolm X, had quietly left the Nation by 1978. In February 1981, Farrakhan announced the creation of the ‘old’ NoI under his direction, following the tenets of Elijah Muhammad. Several thousand blacks soon flocked to Farrakhan’s group." (Race Reform and Rebellion, p 177-8)
The following Farrakhan has built up since 1978 is particularly suprising because of the part he played in the NoI’s feud with Malcolm X. In December 1964, writing as Louis X, Farrakhan wrote, “Malcolm shall not escape… Malcolm is worthy of death." Malcolm was shot down two months later in February 1965.
In 1994, Malcolm’s widow, Betty Shabazz, was asked on WNBC-TV if she thought Farrakhan had anything to do with her husband’s killing. She answered: "Of course. Yes… Nobody kept it a secret. It was a badge of honour. Everybody talked about it. Yes."
Moreover, Farrakhan’s NoI has continued Elijah Muhammad's tradition of links with the fascist right — believing that the Nazis, who also want racial separation, have something in common with the NoI.
In June 1961 a delegation of American Nazi Party members attended the NoI’s convention in Washington DC. In 1962 Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell, dressed in full Nazi regalia, declared to the NoI Chicago convention: “Elijah Muhammad is to the so-called Negro what Adolf Hitler was to the German people… Heil Hitler!"
Malcolm X, who had been ordered to represent the NoI at a meeting with the fascists in 1961, later wrote to Rockwell, “This is to warn you that I am no longer held in check from fighting white supremacists by Elijah Muhammad's separatist Black Muslim movement". (Malcolm Speaks, 1965). In 1964 Malcolm had offered to send people to the Deep South to “give the Ku Klux Klan a taste of their own medicine".
But in 1985 Farrakhan repeated Elijah Muhammad's mistakes by allowing Californian Klan leader Tom Metzger to attend an NoI rally in Los Angeles. The NoI accepted a $100 donation from this racist scumbag. Farrakhan has also declared that “Hitler was a very great man" (at a rally for Jesse Jackson, 1984).
The organisation Louis Farrakhan now leads has tacked towards the Democratic mainstream during the 1990s. It remains right-wing, anti-white and anti-Korean (some Korean people run shops in black areas in US cities) .
Farrakhan is anti-abortion, anti-gay and wants to see schools separated by sex. Some of the NoI’s meetings and rallies are closed to women.
The NoI is also profoundly anti-semitic. In the past it has distributed the infamous Protocols of the Elders of Zion, a Russian Tsarist police forgery which claims to show that a Jewish conspiracy exists to control the world. The NoI has its own “Protocols" — The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews claims that: Jews ran the African slave trade; Jews were the major owners of slaves in the US; Jews raped black women; that during Reconstruction, Jews preyed on freed black slaves. Like many anti-semitic texts the NoI claim it is based on the works of “respected Jewish authorities".
In fact the Secret Relationship is a lying mess in which facts are misrepresented and notorious anti-semites — such as Dostoyevsky — are quoted to prove a point. (In fact Jews were a very small minority of whites in the Deep South and owned, as a proportion, less slaves than other groups of whites.)
Farrakhan believes the Jews control the media and that Judaism is a “dirty religion”.
Farrakhan’s deputy, Khallid Muhammad, called Jews “bloodsuckers of the black nation".
Speaking in February 1994, Khallid Muhammad said: “God will kill my enemy… that old no-good Jew, that old impostor Jew, that old hooknose, bagel-eating, lox-eating, Johnny-come-lately perpetrating a fraud, just crawled out of the caves and hills of Europe, so-called damn J_w… I will never apologise to this bas_tard — never."
The NoI and Louis Farrakhan are bad news.
Christopher Hitchens - An Atheist Responds - washingtonpost.com
Jul 14, 2007 ... Isn't it true that Louis Farrakhan's crackpot racist group gets young people off drugs? Doesn't Hamas claim to provide social services to the downtrodden? If you credit any one religion with motivating good deeds, how (without declaring yourself to be sectarian) can you avoid crediting them all? And is not endless warfare between the faiths to be added to the list of horrors I just mentioned? Just look at how the "faith-based" are behaving in today's Iraq...
Richard Cohen - Obama's Farrakhan Test - washingtonpost.com
Jan 15, 2008 ... Maybe for Wright and some others, Farrakhan "epitomized greatness." For most Americans, though, Farrakhan epitomizes racism, particularly in the form of anti-Semitism. Over the years, he has compiled an awesome record of offensive statements, even denigrating the Holocaust by falsely attributing it to Jewish cooperation with Hitler -- "They helped him get the Third Reich on the road." His history is a rancid stew of lies.
The Farrakhan factor - Washington Times
Mar 4, 2008 ... Q: Do you accept the support of Louis Farrakhan? (The question arose because the longtime racist and anti-Semitic leader of the racist and ...
44 - Obama Decries Farrakhan Statements
Jan 15, 2008 ... "I decry racism and anti-Semitism in every form and strongly condemn the anti- Semitic statements made by Minister Farrakhan," Obama said in the statement....
BBC NEWS UK UK Politics Dutch MP refused entry to Britain
Feb 12, 2009 ... Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan barred on the grounds that his allegedly racist and anti-Semitic views could threaten public order ...
Encyclopedia of American religious history: Volume 1 - Page 400
Edward L. Queen, Stephen R. Prothero, Gardiner H. Shattuck - 2009 - 1200 pages - Preview
When Malcolm broke with the NOI, Farrakhan replaced him as national representative and also led the attack upon Malcolm within the ... His references to “white devils” and his avowed racial separatism also brought him much attention.
Farrakhan's True Colors The Wide Angle Jewish Journal
Mar 2, 2010 ... While I agree that Farrakhan is no friend of African Americans, that he is a racist and a bigot, and perhaps even delusional, ...
Look who's talking - Washington Times
Jul 20, 2010 ... What I have seen are some other more obvious representations of racism: Louis Farrakhan’s assertions that whites are “devils” and that Jews are “hook-nosed liars, murderers and thieves,” while calling for their extermination; Malik Shabbaz’s and New Black Panther Party’s intimidation of white poll watchers and voters; NBPP instructions to “kill some crackers [and] white babies”(I think that is illegal); The NAACP lobby for legislation that benefits only black people, at the expense of other ethnicities; Obama’s assumption that a white cop assaulted Professor Gates due to skin color, his reference to “typical white people” or considering minorities incapable of succeeding, without ethnically discriminatory government benefits.
Is NAACP blind to Farrakhan & Co.? The Nation of Islam is built on racism and lies. Stanley Crouch. Monday, July 19th 2010, 4:00 AM ...
'A Decade of Activism'
The Link - Christina Bell - Feb 15, 2011
Farrakhan has been accused of making racist statements against Jews and whites several times. King took pains to distance himself from Farrakhan and to downplay Farrakhan’s current role in civil rights activism.
Louis Farrakhan Continues Anti-Semitic Campaign At Annual Saviours' Day Conference
New York, NY, March 1, 2011 …
Anti-Defamation League (press release)
Farrakhan, who has a long history of anti-Semitic and racist statements, addressed the Nation of Islam's 2011 Saviours' Day convention at the Allstate Arena ...
FARRAKHAN = SUPPORTING RACIST SLAVERY BY ARAB-MUSLIMS
Farrakhan and the Sudan slave trade
NY Spartacist Workers Vanguard, 2 February 1996
...Farrakhan’s support to the Sudanese slave masters is yet another example of his utterly reactionary program and purpose...
Slavery Is an Issue Again - New York Times... of Sudan in a black slave trade — and about the support that Louis Farrakhan, head of the Nation of Islam, has voiced for the Sudanese Government.
Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam on Slavery in the Sudan
Slavery in the Sudan has come to increasing public attention during the country’s 16 year war waged by the Muslim north against the black Christian south
Despite mounting evidence pointing to the disturbing reality of Black enslavement in the Sudan, Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam maintain ties with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and leader of Sudan’s ruling party, Hassan al-Turabi. Under this leadership, the country has become a base for Islamic extremist terrorism, and Muslim enslavement of Sudanese Blacks has persisted.
The Minister refuses to condemn the current regime regarding this atrocity occurring in Africa to his fellow Blacks.
Editorials on file: Volume 27
Facts on File, Inc - 1996 - Snippet view (Page 310)
But of special concern to them should be Mr. Farrakhan's relationship with the Sudanese government, not just because Sudan is engaged in the export of terrorism, but also because the inhuman practice of chattel slavery is a thriving ...
Slavery in Sudan Proof for Farrakhan: World action needed to end ...Jun 18, 1996 ... "WHERE IS THE PROOF?" asked Minister Louis Farrakhan of the ...... Slavery in Sudan Proof for Farrakhan: World action needed to end trade ... they could raid Dinka villages and remove support for the rebels. ..
The modern African state: quest for transformation - Page 159
Godfrey Mwakikagile - 2001 - 251 pages - Preview
of the London-based opposition newspaper, Sudan Democratic Gazette. He was holding the latter position when he ... As he told his listeners: "I would have expected Farrakhan to keep quiet about the issue of slavery, not to deny it...
FASCIST LOUIS FARRAKHAN, NATION OF ISLAM
Black leadership - Page 176
Manning Marable - 1998 - 238 pages - Google eBook - Preview
Farrakhan's racial fundamentalism has unmistakable parallels with fascist and white racist ideologies and organizations.
Race in the global era: African Americans at the millennium - Page 203
Clarence Lusane - 1997 - 255 pages - Preview
Like Marcus Garvey, Farrakhan has wed an anti-democratic, conformist and morally repressive program to a superficial race militancy that gives it the feel of populist radicalism. This is the kernel of fascism, and Farrak- han's view of the world is truly fascist. His vision for organization of black American life is racist, authoritarian, sexist, homophobic, and theocratic." Reed's critique is harsh, but not inaccurate.
What About the Nation of Islam's Historical Ties to Fascism?
Published: February 23, 1994
It was widely reported when Louis Farrakhan, head of the Nation of Islam, suspended Khalid Abdul Muhammad, who told an audience at Kean College of New Jersey that Jews are bloodsuckers, gays are sissies, and the Pope is a cracker.
Mr. Farrakhan rebuked the manner in which Mr. Muhammad delivered his message, but Mr. Farrakhan reaffirmed the "truths" of that message! Reporters speculate if this is a repudiation of bigotry or not. But they are silent about the history of the Nation of Islam on these subjects.
In the early 1960's, at a large gathering of the Nation of Islam, the featured speaker was Elijah Muhammad, its leader. But the speaker just before him, addressing Elijah Muhammad's followers, was George Lincoln Rockwell, leader of the American Nazi Party.
In the early 1960's Malcolm X, as a Nation of Islam spokesman, mocked the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. At the height of civil rights protest Malcolm traveled to the South, not to partake in civil rights protest, but to negotiate with leaders of the Ku Klux Klan on how to thwart the struggle for civil rights. This scene is omitted from Spike Lee's film and from the recent PBS documentary on Malcolm X.
Rev. Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam - PublicEye.org - The ...Many of the key elements of a fascist political movement are present in the NOI, including theories of racial nationalism, racial superiority, organic leadership, and the appropriateness of authoritarian measures in support of public safety and security. The Fruit of Islam who surround Farrakhan as bodyguards reflect an attachment to military trappings, and help build a cult of personality around Minister Farrakhan himself. The demagoguery of Farrakhan and some of his key lieutenants periodically strays into scapegoating of Jews as evil conspirators. And if congruence with key elements of fascism is not alone persuasive, consider that members of the Nation of Islam have at times cooperated with white U.S. fascists around a shared interest in racial separatism and racial nationalism... dangerous... are the themes of authoritarianism and racial nationalism which underlie racial organicism. Reed warns that "because of his organization and ideology, however, Farrakhan more than his predecessors throws into relief the dangerous, fascistic presumptions inscribed at the foundation of that model."
Khalid Abdul Muhammad
In recent years, the words and deeds of Khalid Abdul Muhammad have been the focus of increasing public attention. A former national spokesman for the Nation of Islam (NOI), Muhammad's outspoken rhetoric is exceedingly confrontational. His supporters seem to view his hateful diatribes as expressions of rage that traditional Black leaders are unable or unwilling to deliver; however, his numerous appearances at universities and rallies have proven to be little more than a platform for his virulent anti-Semitism and racism.
By 1985, Muhammad had become one of Minister Louis Farrakhan's most trusted advisors in the Nation of Islam. He accompanied Farrakhan on fund-raising trips to Libya, where he became well acquainted with Muammar el-Qaddafi. Muhammad's dedication to Farrakhan and to the racist message of the NOI eventually secured him the title of national spokesman.
The start of Muhammad's notoriety was marked by a speech at New Jersey's Kean College in November 1993. He referred to Jews as "bloodsuckers," called for the genocide of white people, and demeaned both Pope John Paul II and homosexuals.
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