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New Black Panther Party chief of staff Michelle Williams apologizes after George Zimmerman radio outburst

Posted by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 5:42 AM
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Tampa, Florida - It was an emotional interview for Michelle Williams.

As a community activist and chief of staff for the New Black Panther Party, Michelle is used to addressing many issues.  But when it comes to her passion in the Trayvon Martin case, she gets especially upset and tearful.

WATCH: Michelle Williams' unedited interview with 10 News reporter Melanie Michael

Through tears she said, "If my words, my words that I had to say out of anger will make the American people address this issue, let it be my time, Melanie. Let it be my time to address this issue with America, that we say enough is enough. We can't have any more killings."

Michelle is now offering an apology for her controversial comments.

She spoke openly, "My words were out of anger. I did not incite, I did not promote, nor did I encourage anyone to go and pick up a gun."

In an online interview this week, Michelle spoke openly of her frustration with what she calls the massive racial problem in this country, especially over the Trayvon Martin case. She admits that her sadness over the case was overwhelming and that she spoke harshly during the online segment.

Her words were not taken lightly and were replayed Tuesday morning by nationally syndicated radio talk show host Bubba the Love Sponge.

Michelle said during that interview, "Let me tell you, the things that's about to happen, to these honkeys, these crackers, these pigs, these pink people, these ---- people. It has been long overdue. My prize right now this evening ... is gonna be the bounty, the arrest, dead or alive, for George Zimmerman. You feel me?"

Bubba addressed her saying, "Michelle, really? You are so much better than that, honey."

"My words that I spoke were very passionate, passionate anger of an activist, of an advocate, of a leader who sat by and watched so much destruction happen. Melanie, my back is against the wall," she told us.

Michelle is putting out an open invitation to any group - the Ku Klux Klan, black, white, mayors, cops - anyone out there, who wants to talk about keeping peace in the Martin case, she's willing to listen.

"This whole Trayvon Martin case has been an injustice that America is watching unfold. I feel like I'm reading a Nancy Drew novel right now, because of all the twists and turns. 'Oh wait a minute, we have him here, no wait, we have him here,'" she said.

In a candid moment during her 10 News interview, she said, "Do I want to see George Zimmerman dead? No. Do I want to see him brought to justice? Hell yes."

Michelle assured us that she doesn't want to have anyone out there pick up a gun. "I don't want violence, I don't promote violence. That's why I told you, my words were out of anger."

Michelle admits that she got a call from Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor Monday. The chief wanted to make sure there would be no violence, and Michelle assured her there would not be.

Michelle also admits she's gotten a lot of support on Facebook from people who heard her comments. She says they've told her, "it's about time that someone talk about racial problems"... albeit with some harsh words.

Michelle Williams says she'll keep fighting, no matter what happens with the outcome in this case.  She says the memory of her grandfather keeps her going each and every day.

Then, she adds with a smile, "He's a white man."

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GOBryan
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 7:01 AM
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How she behaved is no better than how she's accused Zimmerman of behaving. She can provoke the public into harming another and she's inciting riots. The Black Panthers put out a reward and comment to feel free and touch him. 

Spike Lee is another one, by tweeting an address he thought was Zimmerman's, however, it was the wrong Zimmerman and he had to settle out. Again, another one with intentions of causing riot and harm. 

These behaviors are actually worse because they are done with intent. 

Even Trayvon's mom said that she believed it was an accident and that it just got out of control. That doesn't sound like she thinks it was a racial issue any longer. 

If, Zimmerman is convicted, it'll likely be a manslaughter case. We'll need to wait and see. 

dustinsmom1
by JENN on Apr. 12, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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 How about an apology to the entire white race who she insulted? Shes a racist, a bigot and the fact that she runs this hate group is disgusting, her apology falls on deaf ears. Every White man who says they are sorry for something they said is said to be "lying through their teeth" yeah, well this one is doing just that.

"Let me tell you, the things that's about to happen,to these honkeys, these crackers, these pigs, these pink people, these ---- people. It has been long overdue. My prize right now this evening ... is gonna be the bounty, the arrest, dead or alive, for George Zimmerman. You feel me?"

pvtjokerus
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 7:44 AM
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Michelle Williams, Chief of Staff for the New Black Panther Party, Apologizes for Honkeys Comment

Michelle Williams

Generally speaking, when protesting racism, it’s a bad idea to say things that are aggressively racist. This inescapable rule of irony has caught up to Michelle Williams, Chief of Staff for the New Black Panther Party, who made the mistake of using some very colorful language in an interview about the Trayvon Martin case.

“Let me tell you, the things that’s about to happen, to these honkeys, these crackers, these pigs, these pink people, these —- people. It has been long overdue,” Williams said in an interview. “My prize right now this evening … is gonna be the bounty, the arrest, dead or alive, for George Zimmerman. You feel me?”

HERE IS MY QUESTION....WHY IS SHE ONLY FOCUSING ON THE WHITE SIDE OF ZIMMERMAN AND NOT THE BROWN SIDE?

JoshRachelsMAMA
by JRM on Apr. 12, 2012 at 7:46 AM
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She's a deplorable wretched woman.
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NutHouseMomma
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM
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Says so much about problems that continue in our country. You can only hide your true colors and teachings for so long. Figures.
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DaisyMay9876
by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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Quote:

Michelle said during that interview, "Let me tell you, the things that's about to happen, to these honkeys, these crackers, these pigs, these pink people, these ---- people. It has been long overdue. My prize right now this evening ... is gonna be the bounty, the arrest, dead or alive, for George Zimmerman. You feel me?"

It is always amazing that black people can get away with talking like this.  Nothing happens. AT ALL. 

I think this is reflective of how many feel.

And what does she doe for a living? She's a community organizer.  HMM..  I think I know someone else who did this for a living.

DaisyMay9876
by on Apr. 12, 2012 at 8:35 AM

And.. why is not arrested for putting a hit out on Zimmerman????


mommajen32
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 8:54 AM
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It's idiotic, and now the neo-nazi's have come to town .... the National Socialist Movement. Do you know them OP? Look up their site. Interesting the news initially reported them as a "civil rights organization" .... they are about as much civil rights as the NBPP. 

Armed Neo Nazis Patrol Sanford Florida As Black Panthers Hold Survival Training Sessions

The National Socialist Movement  (NSM) claims to have brought armed patrols to the area to protect the locals…specifically whites who they claim are “concerned for their safety.”

As reported by the Miami New Times, Commander Jeff Shoep, a leader of the NSM, said his group is not pushing violence or race riots.

“We are not advocating any type of violence or attacks on anybody, but we are prepared for it,” he says. “We are not the type of white people who are going to be walked all over.”


Mr. Shoep’s comments to the Miami New Times about “not advocating any type of violence”, seem to contradict the tone he takes on the NSM’s website. Just last month, in a statement on the Trayvon Martin killing, the “commander” posted the following:

As citizens and neighbors dissolve along Racial lines, the possibility of further Racial violence in the Melting Pot is brimming over like a powder keg ready to explode into the streets. The National Socialist Movement for many years has publicly called for Racial separation, the melting pot of forced integration in America is a massive failure, and this is just one more example of a Racial issue about to explode!

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/armed-neo-nazis-patrol-sanford-as-black-panthers-hold-survival-training-session/

So here's an answer, let's just give the microphone to the extremists to represent both sides, "ok"? Sound like a plan? We can all sit and talk about whether it's the mud people or the crackers. Let's keep the fire burning, ok? Looks like that's what is going on. 

Everyone knows the Westboro Baptists are a small loony sect of Christians that do not represent Christians. Most people understand the KKK, neo-nazi's and their ilk do not represent most white people ...but by f-kin golly, you have a group of black "militants" and all of a sudden it becomes a discussion about "black people." As if ... it's a representation of us. Pretty twisted. Pretty, friggin twisted. 

mommajen32
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 8:58 AM
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Quoting DaisyMay9876:


Quote:

Michelle said during that interview, "Let me tell you, the things that's about to happen, to these honkeys, these crackers, these pigs, these pink people, these ---- people. It has been long overdue. My prize right now this evening ... is gonna be the bounty, the arrest, dead or alive, for George Zimmerman. You feel me?"

It is always amazing that black people can get away with talking like this.  Nothing happens. AT ALL. 

I think this is reflective of how many feel.

And what does she doe for a living? She's a community organizer.  HMM..  I think I know someone else who did this for a living.

As for what she said, it's not illegal in the United States of America ...what should happen? No different than anything racist said by white supremacists, it's not illegal, it's protected speech. 

Yeah, that's what many feel **eyeroll** 

As for a community organizer, educate yourself, most of them are white straight-out-of-college kids. 

tiffyhamm
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2012 at 8:59 AM


Quoting mommajen32:

It's idiotic, and now the neo-nazi's have come to town .... the National Socialist Movement. Do you know them OP? Look up their site. Interesting the news initially reported them as a "civil rights organization" .... they are about as much civil rights as the NBPP. 

Armed Neo Nazis Patrol Sanford Florida As Black Panthers Hold Survival Training Sessions

The National Socialist Movement  (NSM) claims to have brought armed patrols to the area to protect the locals…specifically whites who they claim are “concerned for their safety.”

As reported by the Miami New Times, Commander Jeff Shoep, a leader of the NSM, said his group is not pushing violence or race riots.

“We are not advocating any type of violence or attacks on anybody, but we are prepared for it,” he says. “We are not the type of white people who are going to be walked all over.”


Mr. Shoep’s comments to the Miami New Times about “not advocating any type of violence”, seem to contradict the tone he takes on the NSM’s website. Just last month, in a statement on the Trayvon Martin killing, the “commander” posted the following:

As citizens and neighbors dissolve along Racial lines, the possibility of further Racial violence in the Melting Pot is brimming over like a powder keg ready to explode into the streets. The National Socialist Movement for many years has publicly called for Racial separation, the melting pot of forced integration in America is a massive failure, and this is just one more example of a Racial issue about to explode!

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/armed-neo-nazis-patrol-sanford-as-black-panthers-hold-survival-training-session/

So here's an answer, let's just give the microphone to the extremists to represent both sides, "ok"? Sound like a plan? We can all sit and talk about whether it's the mud people or the crackers. Let's keep the fire burning, ok? Looks like that's what is going on. 

Everyone knows the Westboro Baptists are a small loony sect of Christians that do not represent Christians. Most people understand the KKK, neo-nazi's and their ilk do not represent most white people ...but by f-kin golly, you have a group of black "militants" and all of a sudden it becomes a discussion about "black people." As if ... it's a representation of us. Pretty twisted. Pretty, friggin twisted. 

Woman, how many times do I have to tell you that the views of a few of us are the views of all of us?  I'ma need you to get it together ma.  

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