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by John Perazzo


Black Muslim lawyer Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour recently made news when it was revealed that he was a patron of Barack Obama[1] and recommended him for admission to Harvard Law School in 1988. Back in the 1960s, al-Mansour, whose "slave name" was then Don Warden, was deeply involved in Bay Area racial politics as founder of a group called the African American Association. A close personal adviser to Huey Newton[2] and Bobby Seale, al-Mansour helped the pair establish the Black Panther Party[3] but later broke with them when they entered coalitions with white radical groups. After becoming a Muslim, al-Mansour found not only an ideological justification for his racism but also a political purpose. That was, in the words of a memorandum[4] produced by the Muslim Brotherhood[5] and seized by the FBI as part of its probe of the Holy Land Foundation,[6] to "eliminate and destroy the Western civilization from within." Many black racists like al-Mansour are key figures in this "stealth" jihad, whose prime recruiting grounds are the U.S. prisons and mosques where inmates and worshippers alike are taught to embrace a radical Islam engaged in an apocalyptic battle against America.

Al-Mansour met Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal in the mid-1970s and formed a relationship that led to al-Mansour's hiring as attorney to King Saud. He has since been an adviser to Saudi billionaires who fund the stealth jihad and spread Wahhabi extremism in America.

Other black racist Islamists play less glamorous but equally significant roles as Imams at major mosques in the U.S.; as chaplains in prisons and jails; and as radical figures who haunt American higher education by advising and speaking for organizations such as the Muslim Students Association[7] (MSA) on campuses across the nation. Whatever audience they target, they speak a lingua franca of anti-white, anti-Semitic, anti-American hatred — all in the name of Allah.

And why is it that black racists such as al-Mansour constitute a significant proportion of these hate mongers? In large part, it is because blacks have been specifically and aggressively targeted for recruitment by leaders of the worldwide jihad, just as they were targeted for recruitment by the Communist Party USA in the 1920s. Black grievance, combined with the evangelism of the Nation of Islam[8] over the last seventy years, has established an audience for the ideology of hate.

The prison, as the last bastion of racism and racial separatism, has become a prime recruitment center for radical Islam. Al Qaeda[9] training manuals found by U.S. troops in Afghanistan reveal[10] that America's black prisoners, who constitute nearly half of the nation's two million inmates, are viewed by terrorists as a potentially bountiful source of new jihadi recruits. The immensely wealthy Saudi government, which has made the propagation of radical Islam in America a top priority,[11] has shipped tens of thousands[12] of copies of the Koran to U.S. jails in recent years. Through the National Islamic Prison Foundation,[13] Saudi money finances an extensive "prison outreach"[14] program that seeks to convert[15] inmates to Islam and to anti-Americanism.[16] Prison chaplains are typically Wahhabis (practitioners of Saudi Arabia's most extreme, fundamentalist form of Islam) who have been certified and trained[17] as religious officials by either the Islamic Society of North America[18] or the Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences,[19] both of which are currently under federal investigation[20] for ties to terrorism. Islam expert Stephen Schwartz[himself a Muslim — ed] states[21] that "radical Muslim chaplains ... acting in coordination to impose an extremist agenda ... have gained a monopoly over Islamic religious activities in American state, federal, and city prisons and jails." Some 135,000[22] inmates convert to Islam annually, and almost all of these converts are African Americans.[23]

Focusing their efforts and fortunes not only on prisons, the Saudis also have spent many millions[24] of dollars funding[25] a majority of America's mosques, and have dispatched Imams from a number of Middle Eastern nations to settle in the U.S. as missionaries. Faheem Shuaibe, an Imam at a predominately black mosque in California, says that Saudi Arabia has set up "a very deliberate recruitment process ... trying to find black Muslims who had a real potential for Islamic learning and also for submission to their agenda" of Wahhabi extremism. According to Islam scholar Daniel Pipes,[26] there are approximately "a million American-born converts to Islam (and their descendants) in the United States and most of them have shifted allegiances away from their native country." Pakistani religious leaders Sami ul-Haq and Fazrul Rehman predict[27] that "in the next 10 years, Americans will wake up to the existence of an Islamic army in their midst — an army of jihadis who will force America to abandon imperialism and listen to the voice of Allah."

The racial composition of this jihadi army is, of course, influenced by the Saudi targeting of African Americans. According to[28] Reza Safa, an authority on Wahhabism's spread throughout the world, "as many as 90 percent of American converts to Islam are black."

The somewhat shadowy Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour embodies the marriage of racism and Islamism that characterizes the stealth jihad. Using his legal training to leverage his standing in the Islamic world, al-Mansour is a black nationalist and an outspoken hater of the United States, Israel, and white people generally. In recent years he has accused the U.S. of plotting a "genocide" designed "to remove 15 million black people, considered disposable, of no relevance, value or benefit to the American society." He has told fellow blacks[29] that "whatever you do to [white people], they deserve it, God wants you to do it and that's when you cut out the nose, cut out the ears, take flesh out of their body, don't worry because God wants you to do it." Alleging further that Palestinians in Israel "are being brutalized like savages," he accuses the Jews of "stealing the land the same way the Christians stole the land from the Indians in America."

Other black racists who echo al-Mansour's ideas include Imam Abdul Alim Musa,[30] founder and director of the As-Sabiqun[31] movement, which aims to "enable Islam to take complete control of ... the lives of all human beings on Earth." In 2004 the San Francisco Bay View described[32] Musa as "one of the highest-ranking Islamic leaders in the Black community, nationwide and specifically in the Islamic movement." Born in Arkansas as Clarence Reams, Musa was raised in Oakland, California. During the 1960s, he embraced[33] the violent ideology of the Black Panthers. He went on to become[34] a leading cocaine-exporter in Colombia, a crime for which he eventually was incarcerated. While in prison, he converted to Islam and took his present name. An avid supporter of Iran's late Ayatollah Khomeini,[35] Musa calls[36] for Islam to "take over America."

He praises[37] Muslim suicide bombers as "heroes"[38] who courageously "strike at the heart of Zionism." He predicts[39] that "this way of life known as Islam will dominate all other ways of life." He lauds[40] those who seek to honor Allah by means of violence. He says[41] that America holds values and attitudes consistent with those of the Ku Klux Klan. He has praised Osama bin Laden,[42] Hezbollah,[43] and Hamas.[44] And he holds that the 9/11 terrorist attacks were orchestrated[45] jointly by the U.S. and Israeli governments in order to provide a pretext for waging war against Islam.

Warith Deen Umar[46] (formerly Wallace Gene Marks), who was repeatedly incarcerated as a teenager, is a retired Muslim cleric who spent two decades helping to run New York's Islamic prison program. A confidante of Nation of Islam kingpin Louis Farrakhan,[47] Umar personally recruited and trained dozens of chaplains. With help from the Saudi government, he brought that country's fanatical brand of Islam to New York's Muslim inmates. He believes[48] that the 9/11 hijackers should be honored as martyrs, and that the U.S. risks further terrorist attacks because it oppresses Muslims around the world. Viewing black prisoners as potential soldiers in such attacks, Umar says, "Prisons are a powder keg. The question is the ignition." He wrote in an unplublished memoir, "Even Muslims who say they are against terrorism secretly admire and applaud" the hijackers. The Koran, he added, does not condemn terrorism against oppressors of Muslims, even if innocent people are killed in the process. "This is the sort of teaching they don't want in prison," he said. "But this is what I'm doing."

Sheikh Khalid Yasin[49] is a U.S.-born, Atlanta-based[50] Muslim convert (and a Malcolm X disciple) who has been a popular guest speaker at Muslim Students Association (MSA) events across the United States. He candidly states that America one day will be governed by Sharia[51] (Islamic Law); that Muslims should steadfastly refuse to become friends with non-Muslims;[52] that 9/11 was orchestrated by the U.S. and/or Israel; that homosexuals should be killed[53] in accordance with Koranic mandates; and that AIDS was invented[54] at a U.S. government lab for the purpose of killing nonwhites around the world.

Former Nation of Islam member Amir-Abdel Malik-Ali[55] is a black Imam in Oakland who also has become a familiar figure on U.S. campuses where he speaks for the MSA. A passionate supporter of Hamas[56] and Hezbollah,[57] he endorses suicide bombings as a legitimate "resistance" tactic of Muslim "martyrs." He calls for "an Islamic revolution" that will lead to the creation of "an Islamic state" where "Allah controls every place — the home, the classroom, the science lab, the halls of Congress." He maintains[58] that "the Zionist Jews" were responsible for the Danish cartoon controversy[59] that sparked Muslim riots around the world in 2006. He accuses[60] the "apartheid State of Israel" of carrying out a "holocaust" and a "genocide" against the Palestinian people. Referring to Jews as "new Nazis" and "a bunch of straight-up punks," he warns Jews: "[Y]our days are numbered.... We will fight you until we are either martyred or until we are victorious."

Such are the commitments of the figures who have become the spearpoint of the Islamic jihad in America. Moving out from the hidden corners of American society into universities and other public places, these preachers of hate have made racism and Islamism into a potent toxin that they release under the cover of diversity and religious pluralism.


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John Perazzo is the Managing Editor of DiscoverTheNetworks and is the author of The Myths That Divide Us: How Lies Have Poisoned American Race Relations. E-mail him at wsbooks25@hotmail.com

This article appeared October 10, 2008 in Front Page Magazine
http://frontpagemagazine.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID= 0F03A69D-2986-4CE8-9158-C986849424D5 Thanks are due Marcia Leal for sending this in.


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