Former head of the New Black Panther Party Malik Zulu Shabazz told a large gathering of 200+ African American’s in Charleston that they need to “finish the mission” of killing “slave masters” and their families.
Shabazz made this race-baiting call to action at the Save the Black Church rally held Tuesday night in Marian Square, close to the Mother Emanuel AME Church, where Dylann Roof murdered nine black churchgoers in a shooting spree.
Shabazz’s rant began with the story of Denmark Vesey, who planned an unsuccessful slave revolt and helped found the Mother Emanuel Church.
As USA Today explained in an article on Vesey’s 1822 planned revolt, the events had important historic significance for the church because the recent massacre at the church happened on the anniversary of the foiling of the revolt:
Vesey reportedly preached in meetings in his home, telling members of the congregation that they were the New Israelites and that God would punish their enslavers with death.
The rebellion plan was to “seize Charleston’s arsenals and guard houses, kill the Governor, set fire to the city, and kill every white man they saw,” according to PBS.
Vesey and his conspirators planned the uprising for July 14, Bastille Day, but in early June some nervous slaves leaked the information to their owners. Vesey was arrested before the plot could be carried out.
As a result, the church was investigated and the building was burned down. Thirty-five people, including Vesey, were hanged in the aftermath.
Read the full story at Breitbart
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