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Celebrities who support the New Black Panther Party


Rap Star Master P with Barack Obama and Oprah. In 1998, the NBPP leader Khallid Muhammed credited Master P with financing their "Million Youth March" in Harlem.

In 2010, the New Black Panther Party [NBPP] hosted the Atlanta “Black Power Convention.” Press releases listed NBPP President Malik Zulu Shabazz, and NBPP Field Marshall Hashim Nzinga as being the “conveners” of the event. King Shamir, who is famous for the “kill some of their [white people’s] babies videos” was among the speakers. DJ Greg Street was identified as a financial supporter of the convention.

Press releases list the following people as speaking at the 2010 NBPP national event event:

Andre 3000 – Major current Grammy winning pop singer.
Soulja Boy – Major current black rap star
Professor Griff – Major rap star from 90s. From the band Public Enemy
Cynthia McKinney – Former Georgia Congresswoman
“Able” Mable Thomas – Former long time Georgia State Representative
Judge Hatchet – TV judge show that aired from 2000 – 2008
Chokwe Lumumba – Jackson, Mississippi City Councilman
Janice L. Mathis, Esq. – Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH
Orlando Brown – Actor is Disney sitcom Thats So Raven, and others
Warren Ballentine – Nationally syndicated talk show host (37 markets)
DJ Greg Street – V-103 Radio
Bun B – Rap Star
Erykah Badu – Hip Hop/Pop singer
Omali Yeshitela – Chairman of the African Peoples Socialist Party
Janice L. Mathis, Esq. – Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH
Raymond Joseph – Haitian Ambassador to US 2005-2010
Dr. Leonard Jeffries – CUNY
Also a per-recorded video address by Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam

The NBPP also claimed “delegates” were present from National Action Network (Al Sharpton’s group), Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Martin Luther King’s old group), and the NAACP.

In 2003, the NBPP held a rally in Harlem. In some advertisements the event was billed as a show of support for Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabee. The march was officially endorsed by the government of Zimbabwe.  They list the following black celebrities as speakers:

Al Sharpton, Charles Barron – Brooklyn Councilman,
The group also claimed major rap stars would be present as well as “revolutionaries” from Cuba and Palestine

The NBPP lists the following people as having endorsed the march and rally:

Russel Simmons – Major music industry mogul, Rep. Cynthia McKinney, James Davis – Brooklyn City Council, major rap stars Jay-Z, 50 cent, Bone Thugs in Harmony, Snoop Dogg, and more.

In 1998, the NBPP held a rally in Harlem and listed Al Sharpton and Louis Farrakhan as a co-organizers. Al Sharpton was one of the main speakers. Black rap stars K.R.S. One and Doug E. Fresh were listed as MCs for the event. Rap star Master P was credited by NBPP leader Khallid Muhammed as financing the rally.

Other speakers included the “Chicano Activist” known as “Warrior Woman” with her husband,  American Indian racial activist Chief Ernie Longwalker. The pair traveled to Libya to meet Gaddafi with Louis Farrakhan and Barack Obama’s mentor Jeremiah Wright. Warrior Woman called for a black/brown/red alliance to overthrow the US government. She led the crowd in chanting “down, down, USA.” Longwalker told the all black audience that white people are not welcome in North America, but black people can stay.

Current NBPP leader Malik Zulu Shabazz told the crowd “you are part of the most militant and progressive march in the history of the United States.” New York State Senator Efrain Gonzalez Jr. attended the rally.

The group also published an extensive list of “endorsements” that included:

Steve Harvey, Kid-Capri, D.J. Greg Street, K.R.S. Puff Daddy, Queen Latifah, Tony Draper, Eightball, Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Wu-Tang, Rakim, Kirk Franklin, Latrell Spreewell, Shaquille O’neal, Westside Connection, WC, Mack 10, Chuck D of P.E., Tyra Banks, Tim Hardaway, Vaughn Dunbar, Roy Jones, Jr., Charles Oakley, Brian Cox, Gary Payton, Jay-Z, Spinderella, Mark Curry, Ice T, Clyde Drexler, Heisman Trophy Winner – Eddie George, Marty Carter (Bears), Antonio Freeman, Charles Smith (Knicks), Keith Sweat, Joe Torre, Onyx, World Record Holder & Olympic Gold Medalist – Michael Johnson, Levon Kirkland (Steelers), Blacksheep, and others.

C-SPAN2 broadcast part of the 1998 NBPP Harlem rally live:

Congressman Keith Ellison publicly supported the group in the 1990s.