Former New Black Panther Leader Malik Shabazz Heads To Baltimore: “Some People Might Need To Get Hurt”
Someone needs to toss this character in jail and throw away the key.
A radio interview between Alan Colmes and the former national chairman of the New Black Panther Party and current national president of Black Lawyers for Justice, Malik Zulu Shabazz, got heated Thursday.
It began with a debate about the Baltimore protests:
Shabazz: “I say those young Baltimore youth are liken to the Palestinians, battling an Israeli occupier, and that was their form of protest…”
Colmes: “So you support the bottle throwing, you support the rock throwing?”
Shabazz: “I understand it. Whether I support it or not, it’s going to happen anyway.”
Colmes: “…As a leader, you could say ‘I denounce this because people could get hurt.’”
Shabazz: “Some people might need to get hurt in self-defense–”
Colmes: “Really, like who?”
Shabazz: “If the police–the people that are attacking us–”
Colmes: “So all the…tossing of objects in Baltimore and in Ferguson were justifiable in your view?”
Shabazz: “They were all in self-defense…” More