New Farrakhan Video: “Death to America!”

Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan at a press conference in Tehran. February, 2016 (photo: al-vefagh.com)

Farrakhan Can Do No Wrong

The quote above is only a tiny sample of the great body of hateful comments Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has made about the Jewish people (and others) over the years. I don’t suppose you want to read any more, but here is a more comphrehensive list complied by the Jewish Virtual Library, if you have the stomach for it.

The Women’s March Has a Farrakhan Problem

Alarm bells are starting to sound about Women’s March co-founders and their open support of Farrakhan. “Don’t join this year’s Women’s March unless you’re good with anti-semitism”, writes Karol Markowicz, New York Post November 4, 2018. “Embracing Farrakhan betrays the most essential principles of the Women’s March”, Slate in March of 2018. “When Progressives Embrace Hate”, NY Times, August 2017.

Tamika Mallory and Bob Bland, two founders of the Women’s March, at a Tax March in 2017 (photo: slowking4)
Activist Linda Sarsour at the Women Disobey protest, June 28, 2018 (photo: Sarahmirk)

Farrakhan’s New Low/Same Old Low

Farrakhan’s views haven’t really changed all that much over the last 30-years. And thats not a compliment. According to the Anti-Defamation League, Farrakhan “has espoused anti-Semitism and rascism for over 30-years as the leader of the Nation of Islam.”

What Happens Now?

In March of 2018, A Republican Jewish Coalition called for the resignations of certain Democrats over their associations with Farrakhan. Among them, Rep. Maxine Waters, who appeared in a recently released video embracing Farrakhan. These new revelations about Farrakhan’s “Death to America, Death to Israel” chants in Iran will make addressing these criticisms even more important.

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