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Some pro-Israel activists recall, with dismay, Ellison's efforts to unseat a pro-Israel New Jersey congressman, Steve Rothman, in 2012.
The "Million Man March" in Washington was held under the threatening slogan of "Justice or Else."
Rapper Kanye West told a Chicago radio station that he wants to take back the “ignorant compliment” he made about Jews last month during...
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan told rapper Kanye West not to apologize or bow to pressure over remarks that were called “classic anti-Semitism”...
The Nation of Islam's historic role as a bridge between American blacks and Islam ended in 1975 when W. Deen Mohammed followed his father, Elijah Muhammad, as leader of the Nation and immediately disavowed his father's folk religion, bringing his followers to normative Islam, the Islam of the Middle East. From then on, despite the theatrics of Louis Farrakhan, the Nation has been in a long downward trajectory. Now comes evidence, thanks to Tony Ortega in the Village Voice and Eliza Gray in The New Republic, of a jaw-dropping turn by Farrakhan, 79, to Scientology; as Gray's subtitle puts it, "America's two weirdest sects join forces."
Over the last decade, we've seen the convergence and alliance of Islamism with the far Left (and, with time, the not-so-far Left). Today, there seems to be another supposedly "impossible" convergence underway: We are witnessing the beginnings of an alliance between the radical Right (KKK, neo-Nazis, etc.) and the radical black Left (Black Panthers, Farrakhan, etc.)