Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

4/16/2012 (3 years ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Inflammatory Nation of Islam leader speaks out -- from a Christian church.

Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, has captured attention once again with fresh racist rhetoric. In an inflammatory speech delivered at Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville, the Nation of Islam leader made a series of incredible comments. 

Louis Farrakhan, racist.

Louis Farrakhan, racist.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

4/16/2012 (3 years ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: Farrakhan, Nation of Islam, blacks, race, whites, Jews, race, racism, Republicans, Jesus, Mary, Tennessee


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Among the gems were:

--He's not an anti-Semite.  "I don't know what anti-Semitism is from your perspective, because we've never stopped a Jewish person from going to the school of his or her choice. We've never stopped a Jewish person from owning property or setting up businesses. We've never done that. We've never made laws to exclude Jewish persons. But we know somebody did that to us. So could it be that those who call me anti-Semitic are anti-black?"

--Jesus and Mary were blacks of African descent. "Jesus, whether you want to believe it or not, was a man of color. How many of you are ready to accept Jesus as one of you? Jesus - his mother Mary was an Egyptian. Egypt is Northeast Africa."

(Author's note: Certainly, we know Jesus was not Caucasian, but Egyptian?)

--Solomon and David were black. "Jesus said in Revelations 'I am the seed of David. The root of Jesse. The bright and the morning star.' Well Jesse was the father of David. David was the father of Solomon and Solomon said 'I am black but come ye all you daughters of Jerusalem!" So if Solomon was black, David couldn't have been white."

--Interracial relationships are destroying the black race.  "White folks don't produce black children - except it's [sic] a white woman with a black man or a black man with a white woman and that's the end of your race. So you're dying a natural death these days. And without an AK47 'cause the brother ain't shooting no blanks."

--The Holy Father (and Rev. Billy Graham) knows Jesus was black. "So if Jesus was a black man and you're looking for him to return, why did they give us the image of themselves when the Pope knows that Jesus was black? Even Billy Graham said it years ago and the Pope has a black Madonna - so why did you make him white when you know he was black?"

--Republicans are "tired" of black people. "Now you conservative Republicans, you know you tired of black people. I understand because the scriptures say I'm going to vex you with the foolish people and you about vexed now. But let me tell you something about these Republicans. They've given you enough they feel and they don't want to give you no more."

-- Whites have used blacks (beyond slavery). "You saw us suffering. You knew we were wounded but you didn't have the good oil or even the will to make a better people. But you saw us in our destroyed state and you used us to your advantage without ever healing us."
And these are just the best examples from Farrakhan's screed. 

Farrakhan continues to divide Americans and hurl the most absurd accusations based on hasty racial generalizations. There is no doubt that slavery was a great evil, and that there have been exceptional challenges faced by blacks even to the present day. But perhaps the greatest challenge that persists is not the distinction of race, but the insistence by the mongers of division that race should somehow matter more than as a question of personal identity. 

---


Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


Copywriter 2015 - Distributed by THE NEWS CONSORTIUM

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for March 2015
Universal:
Scientists: That those involved in scientific research may serve the well-being of the whole human person.
Evangelization: Contribution of women: That the unique contribution of women to the life of the Church may be recognized always.


Rosaries, Crosses, Prayer Cards and more... by Catholic Shopping .com


Comments


More U.S.

Defend Marriage! Sign the Pledge in Solidarity for Marriage, Join the March

Image of Did you read that these defenders of marriage faced tear gas and clubs from the riot police of the French Socialist regime? They sang La Marseillaise, the French National Anthem, and called for the resignation of the President. Most US news sources did not even report on the Paris March. It was led by a growing movement in France called La Manif  Similar marches have occurred in Taiwan and around the world.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

One of the leaders I have the privilege of calling my friend is a great evangelical Christian and constitutional lawyer named Mat Staver. Mat is the Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel and Liberty Counsel Action.  We have joined together on many fronts, ... continue reading


High school faces First Amendment issues with Muslim Student Association's controversial event Watch

Image of A student-sponsored event asking all female students to participate in wearing a hijab was cancelled after parents were outraged.

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The principal of Mason High School in Mason, Ohio has already cancelled the "Covered Girl Challenge." Earlier last week, parents received an email from the school encouraging female students to wear a hijab, or the Islamic head covering, on the same day. A couple days ... continue reading


Good Samaritan who fed homeless for 10 years charged with unbelievable $2,000 fine Watch

Image of

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Founder of the nonprofit mobile food truck Chow Train, Joan Cheever, was fined by the San Antonio, Texas police for about $2,000 due to the lack of permit for the trucks she is using to transport food. Cheever argues she has the right to do her charitable activity ... continue reading


Tragic final hours of Abraham Lincoln recounted on anniversary of his assassination Watch

Image of Abraham Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth's final words were reportedly

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Long troubled by depression, 16th U.S. President Abraham Lincoln awoke on the last day of his life, April 14, 1865 in an uncommonly good mood. Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd decided to attend the hit farce comedy "Our American Cousin," which was playing at ... continue reading


Courage in the Storm: Three Cheers for Wyoming Catholic College! Watch

Image of I do not personally know President Kevin Roberts of Wyoming Catholic. I have never even visited Wyoming Catholic College. However, the action of the President inspires me. The College is now on my radar screen, so to speak. I will be praying for them and paying close attention to their future. I ask my readers to do the same. - Deacon Keith Fournier

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Since the objective of a Catholic University is to assure in an institutional manner a Christian presence in the university world confronting the great problems of society and culture, every Catholic University, as Catholic, must have the following essential ... continue reading


Abercrombie and Fitch employee reveals racial discrimination and sexual harassment at work Watch

Image of

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Over the past ten years, Abercrombie and Fitch has received a number of discrimination lawsuits; they even paid $40 million in settlement back in 2006. Just recently, an unnamed employee went out in the open and gave full information about the constant racial ... continue reading


Know someone in the military? They could be in danger from Islamic militants Watch

Image of The Islamic State is threatening U.S. service members and their families, prompting senior military officials to issue guidelines about social media activity, to protect service members.

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Islamic State's threat of violence towards U.S. service members is being taken very seriously by U.S. military officials, who have issued a warning to troops that instructs them to hide all information about them or their families on public accessible sites, ... continue reading


'One nation under God' defense team claims victory after atheists back down Watch

Image of

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Marking their fifth victory in a row, the conservative wing in defense of retaining the words "one nation under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is claiming victory on the newest court trial. This is due to the decision from the ... continue reading


Emotions spike over 'disrespectful' political cartoon depicting 2-year-old murder victim Watch

Image of Kaden Lum was brutally murdered at just 2-years-old.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An editorial cartoon published is viewed as "disrespectful" by the family of 2-year-old Kaden Lum, killed in the still unresolved shooting last March 28. MUNTINLUPA, PHILIPPINES (Catholic Online) - Kaden's family was left outraged with Kitsap Sun newspaper's political ... continue reading


New Islamic State video vows another 9/11 and to 'burn America' Watch

Image of Entitled

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The evil media machine of Islamic State remains ever ready. The Middle Eastern terror group latest video declares there is "no safety for any American on the globe" and claims that the U.S. will burn in another 9/11-style attack. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic ... continue reading


All U.S. News

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Acts 6:8-15
8 Stephen was filled with grace and power and began ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 119:23-24, 26-27, 29-30
23 Though princes sit plotting against me, your ... Read More

Gospel, John 6:22-29
22 Next day, the crowd that had stayed on the other ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for April 20th, 2015 Image

St. Marian
April 20: When St. Mamertinus was Abbot of the monastery which St. ... Read More

Inform, Inspire & Ignite Logo

Find Catholic Online on Facebook and get updates right in your live feed.

Become a fan of Catholic Online on Facebook


Follow Catholic Online on Twitter and get News and Product updates.

Follow us on Twitter