The Zionist solution to Black on Black violence?

By Jackie Muhammad -Guest Columnist- | Last updated: Aug 29, 2012 - 5:00:45 PM

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Billions spent to secure Israel, pennies spent to secure the Black community

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has organized and directed the men of the Nation of Islam, the Fruit of Islam, to assume a visible presence in the beleaguered Black communities across America in an attempt to stem the rising tide of Black-on-Black violence. The Minister has led the foray into the Black community by his personal involvement in these demonstrations of the power of love.

As the nearly 80-year-old leader of the Nation of Islam has placed both himself and members of the Nation of Islam in potentially hostile environments, members of the Zionist community have launched a media blitz seeking to undermine The Minister’s image and his credibility in the eyes of the world. They have condemned the Jewish Mayor of the City of Chicago and former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, for graciously acknowledging the contributions The Minister has made to draw attention to the fratricide taking place in the Black communities of Chicago.

Some have had the effrontery to dub him a community leader. Such a designation belittles the global accomplishments The Minister has achieved, visiting over 110 nations and communicating with over 100 million people. For example, The Minister was invited recently to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the independence of Jamaica. He was the guest of the nation’s Prime Minister, Portia Simpson-Miller, where he shared the stage with other world leaders. Upon his return to the United States, he continued his coordinating efforts rallying thousands of brothers in the Nation of Islam to support our people in the Black community who are besieged by crime and violence. One day he’s conferring with Ret. General Colin Powell and the President of South Africa, and the next he’s rubbing elbows with parents and youth on the South Side of Chicago.

The Nation of Islam has been embedded in the Black community for almost 80 years. We are trusted by the community. If a poll were to be taken, one would discover that the Nation of Islam is held in higher esteem than are the government and Zionist officials. What the poor get from the government are empty promises. What they get from Minister Farrakhan is hope and vision.

The Nation of Islam, at its own expense, has been successful in cleaning up some of the most drug-infested and violent communities in America—from Washington, D.C. to Watts, from Liberty City to the City of Brotherly Love. Where were the Zionists who condemn him today? Were they on the frontlines ministering to the Black community and instilling love, hope, and spirit to a downtrodden community? Or were they on the sidelines carping at him for the false characterizations they have devised of a man seeking to uplift the community, and using their control of the corporate media to perpetuate a false stereotype.

The Minister is interested in saving lives and correcting the aberrant behavior of our people; the Zionists are interested in destroying the reputation of the one hope our people have left. 

Rahm Emanuel, at least on this issue, is wise enough to separate himself from the myopic views of many Zionists who are seeking to tarnish the image of Minister Farrakhan. Perhaps Mayor Emanuel’s wise and intelligent approach will overcome the shortsightedness of those who have condemned The Minister for his farsightedness.

The U.S. Government is more concerned about spending billions of dollars searching for microbes on Mars, borrowing more billions from other nations to support Israel, and spending over a trillion dollars killing hundreds of thousands of innocent people in Somalia, Yemen, Syria, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. All the while government officials claim that there’s no money to secure the future of America’s own “citizens” who are languishing in subhuman environments in the inner cities of America.

The poor are an afterthought for America’s leaders. However, with Minister Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam, the poor are the centerpiece of our existence. What Farrakhan is saying is that if the government will not do its job, we have no choice but to do ours. Our job is to bring about a universal change that will vitalize the most dispossessed population in America, regardless of the obstacles presented by our open enemies.

(Jackie Muhammad is a former presidential appointee, member of the Oxford Round Table, educator, youth-trainer and businessman. He can be reached at [email protected])