2 that the Black Panthers would send members to polling sites on Election Day, the Jackson Sun reported.
As members of the New Black Panther Party said “Black Power,” Andrew Chirwa, an Alamo resident and native of Malawi in Southern Africa, urged everyone at the press conference to shout “Black Power” together.FOX: LEVENTHAL (Alleged Black Panthers Voter Intimidation) JANE SKINNER: breaking election news, we have reports of possible voter intimidation in some way — pennsylvania. RICK LEVENTHAL: i do not even know where to begin, but we have reached a polling place in the city of philadelphia.When Leventhal went to investigate, he got into a confrontation with a Black Panther — a certified poll watcher — who denied the story and told Leventhal in no uncertain terms that he was not welcome at the polling place.Leventhal disputed his claims, citing election law which allows him to be within 10 feet of the entrance.“Most certainly, we cannot allow these racist forces to slaughter our babies or commit other acts of violence against the black population, nor our black president.” Uhuru Shakur, chairman of the Atlanta chapter, said, “We love Barack Obama – he gives our people great hope and light for advancement.
Every president America has had has been a white man. Obama is a man of justice and a leader who wants to do right.” Shakur warned, “We will be at the polls in the cities and counties in many states to ensure that the enemy does not sabotage the black vote, which was won through the blood of the martyrs of our people.” The incident is one of many cases of intimidation against people who do not support Obama at Philadelphia polling sites.
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“Most certainly, we cannot allow these racist forces to slaughter our babies or commit other acts of violence against the black population, nor our black president.” Muhammad added, “We must organize to counter and neutralize these threats using all means at our disposal.
This is a great time for our people, and we must ensure that peace prevails for our people.” Shakur said the New Black Panther Party does not hate white people, but it does not like racist white people who try to harm the black community…
He told them, “I think it might be a little intimidating that you have a stick in your hand.” He continued, “I am a concerned citizen, and I’m just worried that …” “So are we, and that’s why we’re here,” the Black Panther with the nightstick interrupted.