Photo post by @RussellMShoatz.
When a new Allegheny County Council is sworn in in January, it will have a lone African American representative: DeWitt Walton who is succeeding Bill Robinson as the District 10 representative.
Dhoruba Bin Wahad, former political prisoner, original black panther party leader, author and global civil and human rights activist was recently injured during a brutal and unprovoked attack at a political event in Atlanta on August 8th, 2015. http://www.gofundme.com/DhorubaMedicalFund
This campaign is to help raise funds to cover the the 71 year old freedom fighters extensive medical and household expenses.
Bin Wahad was surrounded and severely beaten by a large group of men after he and another activist rose from the audience during the presentation and casually walked toward the stage to address the speaker during a question and answer session.
During the attack, Bin Wahad was choked from behind, pulled to the floor and savagely kicked, stomped and beaten by a crowd of between 25 to 30 men. A description of this incident can be seen below
After the attack, he sustained several serious injuries including a severe concussion, ecchymosis…
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The ongoing effort to co-opt an emerging militant and potentially revolutionary movement for police accountability and Black freedom is obvious.
The recent Department of Justice initiative, created during the Holder administration and now being implemented by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch appears to be such an attempt.
Let us be clear: “Community Policing” and “Community-Control of the Police'” ARE NOT the same thing.
As more and more so-called ‘community leaders’ accept the ‘Trojan-Horse’ and funds from the Department of Justice- DOJ (with blessings from the Fraternal Order of Police-FOP), the fundamental relationship between the Black community and the police forces WILL NOT CHANGE.
It’s way past time for so-called Black/New Afrikan “conscious” folks to ‘step it up’ in the movement for freedom. Profiling and posturing serves nothing but egos. Taking selfies with mainstream politicians and celebrities is as empowering as taking photos with a brain-surgeon and then proclaiming yourself to be a doctor…,
ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE!
New Afrikan Independence Party