After news broke Wednesday of the New Black Panthers calling for the killing of white babies (see that here), more shocking audio from the group’s radio program has now surfaced. In the organization’s radio opening for August 13, they play a shocking segment from Khalid Muhammad, a former spokesman for Louis Farrakhan’s Nation of Islam. In it, he advocates extreme violence against white people in general, and specifically gays, lesbians, babies, and women:
We give them 24 hours in South Africa to get out of town by sundown. I say, if they don’t get out of town, we kill the men, we kill the women, we kill the children, we kill the babies, we kill the blind, we kill the cripple, we kill the crazy, we kill the fa**ots, we kill the lesbians, I say god dammit we kill them all.
If they are white kill ‘em all. Why kill the women? Why kill the babies? They are just innocent blue-eyed babies? Because god dammit they are going to grow up one day to rule your babies. Kill them now. Why kill the women in South Africa? I say kill the women because the women are the military manufacturing center. And every nine months they lay down on their backs and reinforcement rolls out from between their legs, so shut down the military manufacturing center by killing the white woman.”
Why kill the older crackers? The old crippled crackers in South Africa. How in the hell you think they got old? They got old oppressing and killing black people [inaudible].
Kill ‘em all. Kill the fa**ot. Kill the lesbian. And after you’ve killed them all […] I say then you go to the god damn grave, and dig ‘em up, and then kill ‘em a-god-damn gain because they didn’t die hard enough.
You can see a longer version of the speech below:
Born Harold Moore, Jr. on January 12, 1948 in Houston, Texas, the late Khalid Abdul Muhammad is best remembered as the vulgar mouthpiece of the Nation of Islam (NOI) and the New Black Panther Party.
Muhammad was the second of six children born to his father, Harold Moore, Sr., and his mother, Lottie B. Moore. As a youth, he was raised in Houston by his Aunt Carrie Moore Vann. After graduating from high school, Muhammad won a scholarship to Dillard University in Louisiana, where he pursued a degree in theological studies.
While attending Dillard, Muhammad had his first personal encounter with Louis Farrahkan of the Nation of Islam; it was a meeting that would have a profound influence on the rest of Muhammad’s life. In 1970 he joined NOI and became Farrakhan’s protégé. Going by the name “Brother Harold X,” Khalid Muhammad became active as both a member and a recruiter within the organization.
By 1975, the 27-year-old radical was calling himself Dr. Malik Rushaddin and was taking part in revolutionary movements focused on bringing an end to South African apartheid. In 1978 Muhammad was appointed Western Regional Minister of the Nation of Islam and leader of Mosque Number 27. He officially took the name Khalid Abdul Muhammad in 1983, when Louis Farrakhan named him Khalid (meaning “great warrior”) in honor of Khalid ibn Walid, a famous seventh-century general of Islam. In 1985 Farrakhan appointed Muhammad to be NOI’s National Spokesman and Representative; together the pair went on fundraising trips to Libya, where they met with President Muammar Qadhafi.
Over time, Muhammad developed a busy career as a public speaker. He addressed audiences at many houses of worship (even serving a stint as a minister at the First Afrocentric Temple in Atlanta, Georgia) and at more than 100 universities in the United States, Africa, and Europe. Despite the incendiary, hateful rhetoric that was his trademark, he did not gain wide public notoriety until the media took notice of a particularly vulgar, three-and-a-half-hour diatribe which he delivered to a Kean College, New Jersey audience on November 29, 1993.
That day, Muhammad referred to Jews as people whose ancestors were cannibals who “crawled around on all fours in the caves and hills of Europe” and “slept in [their] urination and [their] defecation …for 2,000 years.” He characterized contemporary Jews as “slumlords in the black community” who were busy “sucking our [blacks’] blood on a daily and consistent basis.” He said that Jews had provoked Adolf Hitler when they “went in there, in Germany, the way they do everywhere they go, and they supplanted, they usurped.” And he declared that blacks, in retribution against South African whites of the apartheid era, should “kill the women, …kill the children, …kill the babies, …kill the blind, …kill the crippled, …kill the faggot, …kill the lesbian, …kill them all.”
Farrakahn eventually jettisoned Muhammed from the Nation of Islam because of the negative press. And that’s when Muhammad became the head of the New Black Panther Party.
Despite his death, however, his words are evidently still revered.