This quote is almost unbelievable, until you realize it comes from
New Black Panthers Party Chairman Malik Zulu Shabazz. This is copied word-for-word:
With the rise of the Tea Party, the white-right and other racist forces. With gun sales nationwide at an all time high amongst whites, with a mood that is more anti-Black than any time recent, it is imperative that we organize our forces, pool our resources and prepare for war!
This was a statement designed to rile up their membership for a convention this past weekend, held at Morris Brown College in Atlanta. The title of the event was the "National Black Power Convention
." Green Party Presidential nominee Cynthia McKinney apparently spoke at the event.
Then, there's Slate's comparison
of the tea party to the original Black Panthers...