'New' Black Panthers same as the old - only worse

With Louis Farakhan threatening "retaliation" for the killing of Trayvon Martin, you might have wondered if African American leaders could make the situation any worse. They did: The new Black Panther Party offered a bounty of $10,000 Saturday for the "capture" of a Florida neighborhood watch captain who killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin. "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth," leader Mikhail Muhammad said after announcing the reward for George Zimmerman at a protest in Sanford, Fla. Muhammad called on 5,000 black men to mobilize and capture the neighborhood watch volunteer. "If the government won't do the job, we'll do it," Muhammad said, leading chants that included "freedom or death" and "justice for Trayvon." Muhammad said New Black Panther's chairman, Malik Zulu Shabaz of Washington, was taking donations from black entertainers and athletes. The group hopes to collect $1 million off the outrage by next week. New Black Panthers members pointed to what they...(Read Full Post)