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FARRAKHAN'S MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE: WE'RE BLACK AGAIN

Visualize it, he said, "Think about 40 million Black people united; 45 million Latinos united; four or five million Native Americans united; think about poor folk united. Think about the impact that we will have. We don't like their policies, so we change them....When we are united we shut down what isn't in our best interest."
"the enemey of the current powers and haters is unity
the tool against us is chaos and sectarianism..." -- lawrence ytzhak braithwaite -- "..given a gift and platform..."

FARRAKHAN'S MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE

"WE'RE BLACK AGAIN", NOI HEAD

BY NAYABA ARINDE

"If we don't do something together, we will be
destroyed," Min.Louis Farrakhan said in Brooklyn on
Saturday May 7th.

His call for October's Million More March is going out
to the "Black, the Brown and the Red Black men and
Black women standing side by side."

Visualize it, he said, "Think about 40 million Black
people united; 45 million Latinos united; four or five
million Native Americans united; think about poor folk
united. Think about the impact that we will have. We
don't like their policies, so we change them.

"Everybody must mobilize against neo-colonializm,
imperialism and racsim; We';re moving towards
nationhood."

It was past standing room only when Farrakhan spoke at
the House of the Lord Church, at Ron Daniels Institute
of the Black World 21st Century monthly forum.

It was the same on Sunday, at the Salem United
Methodist Church in Harlem.


In Brooklyn, rather than rushing off after the event
was over, people milled around outside the church:,
conversating, dissecting what they heard, agreeing or
disagreeing with Farrakhan positions, networking and
planning. It was an unmistakably powerful energy.

Elders, young folk, families, professionals and lay
people mingled.

But

"There's a lot of undercover cops out here," somebody
pointed out.

"We're building, of course they're gonna be out here
watching," came the swift reply.

It did not matter, because the dialogue was not
diluted.

So many organizations and individuals came out,
including:
Rev. Herbert Daughtry, Dr. Leonard Jeffries, Dr.
Adelaide Sanford, Councilman Charles Barron, Mutulu
Olugbala, Atty. Londell McMillan, Dr. Jack Felder, and
Viola Plummer.

Farrakhan talked about the impact of an economically,
politically and socially united Black community.

"We came out of the 60s strong," he said. "We found
joy in being Black. We took pride in our connection
with Africa."

Farrakhan spoke of the transition, of how the likes of
said that Dr. Ben Jochannon educated all on the
African civilization of the world.

Blackness ran through everything, and where it was
not projected to be obvious, it was sought.

"We started opening the bible looking for us."

Then there was the birth of the Black news programs,
such as ‘Positively Black,’ and the establishing of
Black Solidarity Day.

A whole bunch of labels used to describe Black folks
followed including: "disadvantaged," "mibority,"and of
course "African-American, he noted.

But from Black power pride to discombobulation,
Farrakhan reiterated that now, "We’ve tried everything
else except the unity of us."

In that vein, the minister said that he has enlisted
the help of the NAACP and a wide range of pastors to
make the Millions More Movement more actuality than
simple possibility.

A movement must be created that is spiritualy
ordained, to counter the "reality of 400 years of
living under alien supervision."

Excited by the opportunity to make change, he
continued,"I’m in love with Rev. Jesse Jackson. I
don’t care what people think. That’s a brilliant,
brilliant brother."

As is Rev. Al Sharpton, he added. Then there is the
"nationalist,the Pan-Africanist" Conrad Worrill of the
National Black United Front. "He’s no
integrationist…but, we’re in a room
with all these different minds of our people.’

Then there is Ron Daniels, he said, who is trying to
"develop programs and systems to build institutions."

The head of the Nation of Islam, who turns 72 on
Wednesday, mentioned his speech made last week at the
National Conference of Black Mayors in Columbus, Ohio.
There he urged the elected officials to detach the
political and economic ties that binds them and Black
self-empowerment.

"What does it profit a man to become a mayor or a
senator or a congressman or a president of a college
and lose your soul because with every advancement that
you take, there’s a string somewhere and the question
is who is pulling that string?" Farrakhan asked them.
"You’re the mayor of the city, but you’re afraid
because you want to be governor so you scratch where
you don’t itch and you bend and you bow. It’s you.
It’s not White people. It is your fear of them that
keeps you under control"

He told the audience "We need to save our people…As
long as we were divided the rich could suck the blood
of the poor. If we come together, then they would fall
of our backs. That’s why when we get to a certain
level, they must knock it down."

He pondered on a calypso song he wrote and used to
sing called, "Let's Unite." Imagine, he said if the
tens of millions of African Americans, Latinos and
Indigenous people mobilized for the October march.

Black bikers wrote him, he said, and asked, "Can we
come?" adding that they had a million Latino bikers
who wanted to join too.

"As long as we were divided the rich could suck the
blood of the poor. If we come together, then they
would fall of our backs. That’s why when we get to a
certain level, they must knock it down."

Farrakhan predicted, "This is our last chance. We’re
not gonna blow it this time."

He went down a list, "Marcus Garvey is back; Malcolm X
is back; Dr. Martin Luther King W.E.B. DuBois… Nat
Turner… Denmark Vesey … Fannie Lou Hamer… Their back
in us….The spirt of the ancestors… Toussaint
L’Overture…Desalines… Cristophe… Hannibal….
Harriet
Tubaman..Moses…Solomon is back…Jesus is
back..,Muhammad is back…"

The crowd went beserk in a good way.

"We will create a movement for change," Farrakhan
responded.

As for politics, "We will determine who sits; where
they sit; and for how long they sit."

New order is in order he said, political, educational,
economical and cultural.

He recognized activists and educators like:Bob Law,
Jitu Weusi, Dr James Turner, Dr. Manning Marable, Dr.
Naim Akbar.

"We've got so many brilliant Black male and female
educators, we can plan the educational development of
our people from Cairo to Capetown; from Misssissippi
to Maine."
Tackiling the nation's schools, the grandfather said
that there has to be "a new educational paradigm,
because this education has to be scapped. It is good
for nothing, but to produce non-thinking slaves. We
are calling together scholars, Black econmists and
business people. We have to have an economic plan for
economic development; and then tour and connect with
Africa. A new world coming in and it ain’t old the old
world order of the slave master.

"Africa must mobilize with us to let Europe know we
aren't satisfied. We built your capital in Europe. We
don’t owe you nothing. All our debt is forgiven."

About to tour the Caribbean from Surinam to Jamaica,
Trindiad, Guyana, Cuba and onto Brazil, the minister
added that the call to mobilize will also be going out
to the Maoris from New Zealand; the Aboriginis from
Australia; and the Black people of Papua New Guinea.

"The caribbean must be mobilzed right along with us."

He continued, "We live in a world that doesn’t care
for the poor; but doesn’t want anyone to organize the
poor. Our message is heard by the poor gladly."

This troubles the rich, he said, and folk know, those
in power have been known to "kill the shepherd and
gather the sheep. We already know that murder is in
their heart. If they can't deal with us, murder is on
the agenda. But I would warn them, not this time," the
consequences would be more than a little bit, he
advised.

The man on a mission also proclaimed, that he going to
visit Crips founder Tookie Williams in San Quentin,
and Mumia Abu-Jamal.
"We will never forget our political prisoners," he
cried.

He will be meeting with the "young warriors [so that
they can be] builders and protectors of the community,
rather than destroyers of our community."

Meanwhile inner city armories are being loaded with
"every type of weapon imaginable," Farrakhan said, as
they prepare "for our slaughter."

But

"When we are untied we punish what needs to be
punished. When we are united we don’t send our babies
to war to fight on basis of a lie. We pull down the
liar from the strongholds.
"When we are united we shut down what isn't in our
best interest."

As the audience stood again and again, Farrakhan
breathed, "I've waited for this all my life. When we
make this real, then we are preparing a future for
these beautiful young people."

The minister said,"We Black again."


See also:

Welfare Poets: Cop Watch, Hoods and Teaching KIds
 http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/05/40601.php

and


"As this trend towards representative democracy grows, so does the distance between the representatives and the allegedly represented . Despite this international trend, it can also be argued that those who hold representative power exercise that power in the interest of narrow segments of society; or, those who can afford their services. For the poor, and for working people (most of us), whether one votes or not, or even who one votes for, is increasingly irrelevant." -- mumia abu jamal -- "GOVERNMENT BY EMOTIONAL VOTING"
 http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/05/40567.php

and

"the enemey of the current powers and haters is unity
the tool against us is chaos and sectarianism..." -- lawrence ytzhak braithwaite -- "..given a gift and platform..."
 http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/05/40629.php

 http://bc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/1626/index.php


"Neva Again Shall we allow
The Fate of OUr People
To be Determined
By the Powers that be
We've Seen Desperation
Poverty
AIDS Running Rampant
The Total Destruction
Of the Lives of OUr PEople
In this Country
Which I call
"My Amerikkka"..."
--Franco, B Daddy & Joe the Don -- "Neva"

 http://bc.indymedia.org/newswire/display_any/1543

or

 http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/05/40548.php

and


>>INFO: documentary on black holocaust survivors
 http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2005/04/40213.php

homepage: homepage: http://bc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/1626/index.php


ADL is Jewish Supremacist 10.May.2005 14:49

An Anarchist

The ADL is a Zionist, Jewish Supremacist, organization devoted to smearing ANYONE who questions the policies of Israel as anti-Semitic. This includes Jews who question Israel.

Being a fan of the latter years of Malcolm X, I do not care for Louis Farrakhan. I, however, applaud Russell Simmons in holding his ground against Zionist attacks.

This is the same anti-Defamation League that calls Earth Defenders eco-terrorists. Any act of economic sabotage (against property) is called hardcore violence or terrorism by these supporters of War. See:  link to www.adl.org

and

 link to www.adl.org

They keep an "anti-Israel protest calander" showing protests opposing the war or against the occupation of Palestine:  http://www.adl.org/Israel/israel_protest_calendar_2004.asp