At that 1993 meeting, Michaels made the likely exaggerated claim that the NBPP had formed 20 chapters.In 1994, Khalid Abdul Muhammad became actively involved with the NBPP.In 2005, Louis Farrakhan invited Shabazz to be the co-convener of the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March.
In May 1994, Muhammad was shot and injured by James Bess, a former Nation of Islam member.
A Dallas school board meeting was canceled in May 1996 after the Panthers threatened to come with loaded weapons.
He accused Jews of being responsible for the slave trade, called Jews "bloodsuckers," and asserted that white South Africans should be killed if they refuse to leave South Africa.
The speech caused a controversy, leading Farrakhan to demote Muhammad from his position as national spokesman in February 1994.
They believe that blacks are naturally superior to people of other races. Newton Foundation, which is run by members of the original Black Panther Party, decries the NBPP for being a hateful and unconstructive group.
There's too much serious business going on in the black community to be out here sliding through South Street with white, dirty, cracker whore bitches on our arms, and we call ourselves black men. Some think that blacks are God's true "chosen people" and that the people normally called "Jews" actually are impostors (this ideology is remarkably similar to the white racist theology of Christian Identity, which says whites are God's real chosen people).Founded in Dallas, the group today is especially active on the East Coast, from Boston to Jacksonville, Fla. In September 1997, Khalid Muhammad said that he could not be antisemitic because Jews had no claim to the term "Semite." Members of the original Black Panther Party, which has no connection to the NBPP, have heavily criticized the New Black Panther Party. Bobby Seale, a famous founding member of the original Panthers, calls the organization "a black racist hate group." By injecting themselves into racially charged and other high-profile events, the NBPP has won considerable press attention.The group portrays itself as a militant, modern-day expression of the black power movement (it frequently engages in armed protests of alleged police brutality and the like), but principals of the original Black Panther Party of the 1960s and 1970s— a militant, but non-racist, left-wing organization — have rejected the new Panthers as a "black racist hate group" and contested their hijacking of the Panther name and symbol. " —Malik Zulu Shabazz, the party's national chairman, protesting at B'nai B'rith International headquarters in Washington, D. When members march, they often wear coordinated, military-style uniforms — black boots, black pants, a black shirt with NBPP patches on it, and black berets. Its leaders have blamed Jews for the 9/11 terrorist attacks and for the slave trade. They demand that all black prisoners in the United States be released to "the lawful authorities of the Black Nation." They claim to be entitled to reparations for slavery from the United States, all European countries and "the Jews." The NBPP is notable for its anti-white and antisemitic hatred.Police officers erected a barricade to separate the two groups.