JAN.12TH 2012 AND FOREVER….THIS IS REAL PEOPLE.. we gather to celebrate the courageous life, and fighting spirit of a true soldier and warrior. Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad was a general, a mentor, a teacher, and a strong Black man who epitomized the tenacity of our liberation struggle. Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad represented to many of us as a father, brother, comrade, trainer and uncompromising leader who lived and gave his life for the liberation of African people all over the world. He stands in the great revolutionary line of divine with courageous African Ancestors like Nat Turner, Sojourner Truth, Denmark Vessel, Kwame Nkrumah, Queen Nzingha, Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, Huey P. Newton, Kwame Toure’, Louis Farrakhan and many others who organized to free our people from a wicked and cruel enemy. He was proud, strong, dignified, and a man of great character, with a beautiful heart. He loved his people and fought day and night to move us closer to victory over our enemies. He will be remembered as a great field marshall, captain, trainer of men, and one who would not turn heels and run from our enemy- even when under fire. LONG LIVE OUR PAN-AFRICANIST GENERAL KHALLID ABDUL MUHAMMAD http://newblackpanther.com/
“Who are the slumlords in the Black community? The so-called Jews… Who is it sucking our blood in the Black community? A white imposter Arab and a white imposter Jew.” (Speech at Kean College, NJ, November 29, 1993)
“I say you call yourself Goldstein, Silverstein, and Rubinstein because you’re stealing all the gold and silver and rubies all over the earth…we call it jewelry but it’s really Jew-elry, Jew-elry because of your thieving and stealing and rogueing [sic], and lying all over the face of the planet earth.” (Speech in Baltimore, MD, February 19, 1994)
“The white man is not only practicing racism and Zionism, and with the prostitution ring, the so-called Jew man with the Jew woman all over the world to make a few dollars, he is also practicing sexism. He’s a racist, he’s a Zionist, an imperialist.” (Speech at San Francisco State University, May 21, 1997)
“Now it is time to stand up and fight back. . . . There are no good crackers, and if you find one, kill him before he changes.” (Speech at West Chester University, PA, February 17, 1992)
“We don’t owe [the whites] nothing in South Africa…we give him 24 hours to get out of town, by sundown. That’s all. If he won’t get out of town by sundown, we kill everything white that ain’t right in South Africa. We kill the women, we kill the children, we kill the babies. We kill the blind, we kill the crippled, we kill ’em all. We kill the faggot, we kill the lesbian—goddammit, we kill them all.” (Speech at Kean College, NJ, November 29, 1993)
“Tell us you lost 6 million. Historians, scholars, scientists, they went to some of the death camps. It wasn’t 6 million, it wasn’t 5 million, it wasn’t 4 million, it wasn’t even 3 million. Some of them say we’d be hard-pressed to get 1 1/2 million. Reports on the 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis were bloated, exaggerated, probably fabricated.” (Brooklyn, NY, March 29, 1994)
“I shot the cracka-ass sheriff, but I didn’t shoot the deputy.” (London, England, September 8th, 1996)Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad
Born January 12th, 1948 Houston, Texas
Ascended February 17, 2001 Marietta, Georgia
THE EARLY YEARS
Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad, born Harold Moore, Jr. by his parents, blessed this earth on
January 12th, 1948 in Houston, Texas. He was the second? of six children to the late Harold
Moore, Sr. and Lottie B. Moore. His Aunt Momma Carrie Moore Vann in Houston, Texas reared
him. Minister Khallid Muhammad, affectionately known as “butch” by the family attended Bruce
Elementary School, E.O.Smith Junior High School and all Black Phyllis Wheatley High School in
Texas. At Phyllis Wheatley, Brother Khallid was an esteemed member of Stagecrafters, a group
of exceptional students where he developed debate and drama skills under direction of Ms.
Vernell Lillie. Minister Khallid as a young man would preach to cars from his porch as they
passed by on the highway and was president of Houston Methodist Youth Fellowship. Khallid was
a star quarterback, team captain of his high school football team, an eagle scout, a class officer
and a star debater.
Upon graduating high school, our bold and shining Black prince won a scholarship Dillard
University in Louisiana to pursue his degree in theological studies. At this time he ministered at
Sloan Memorial Methodist Church. While at Dillard University young Khallid first heard Minister
Louis Farrahkan, the National Representative of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. He had a big
Afro and a huge medallion of Malcolm X around his neck. After hearing Minister Farrakhan speak
Khallid Abdul Muhammad joined the Nation of Islam under the leadership of the Honorable Elijah
Muhammad. Immediately Brother Harold X, as he was known at that time became renown as a
top recruiter in the south for the Black Muslims. Dr. Khallid continued his studies and graduated
from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles California. He then was the recipient of an academic
fellowship, and matriculated to do “Intensive Studies” at Harvard, Yale, and Columbia
Universities. The skills of higher education as well as his fighting spirit made Minister Khallid a
valuable weapon to the Nation of Islam and the Black Nation in general.
When the Messenger of Allah, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad departed from amongst us in
1975, Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad kept on fighting. At this time he was known as Dr. Malik
Rushaddin. He traveled throughout Africa and trained in revolutionary movements with a focus on
freeing apartheid ridden South Africa (Azania) from white oppression. When Minister Farrakhan
decided to rebuild the Nation of Islam in 1978. Minister Khallid was right there with him when
there were just a few. Minister Khallid Muhammad served as western regional minister of the
Nation of Islam and leader of Mosque ..27, which made lightning progress under his leadership.
In 1983 Minister Louis Farrakhan named him Khallid, which has the historical interpretation of
“great warrior” after the great follower of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Khallid ibn Walid. Like this
great Islamic general Khallid Muhammad was called the “sword of Allah”..
Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad was soon appointed as Supreme Captain over the military in
the Nation of Islam. In 1985 Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad was appointed National
Spokesman and Representative of Minister Louis Farrakhan, following in the footsteps of Minister
Farrakhan and Malcolm X. At other points he also served the posts of Southern Regional
Minister, Minister of Mosque ..7 in Harlem, New York City, and National Assistant.
A true Pan Afrikanist, Minister Khallid Muhammad has traveled on research and fact-finding
missions to Kemet (Egypt) Jerusalem, South Afrika and throughout the African sub continent. He
made his sacred pilgrimage to the Holy City, Mecca, numerous times. He has earned the title El
Hajj Khallid Abdul Muhammad. Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad was the creator and founder of
The New African Cultural Holiday alternative to Thanksgiving called “GYE NYAME (G-NY-MAY).
Black youth and “gang” members loved Dr. Khallid. You have heard this dynamic soldier on rap
albums from Tupac Shakur, Ice Cube, Sista Souljah, X-Clan, Public Enemy, Scar-Face, Shaquille
O’Neill, Erica Badu, Lauren Hill, Dead Prez, Capone N’ Noriega and the Black Lyrical Terrorist.
Dynamic fiery, explosive, electrifying, spellbinding! He has fired up and inspired audiences at over
100 universities in the United States, Africa, Europe and the world. He spoke at many churches
and served as a minister at the 1st Afrocentric Temple in Atlanta, Georgia before his transition to
After his historic lecture on November 29, 1993 at Kean College in Union, New Jersey which
shook the racist, Zionist, imperialist, white supremist foundation of the world, the President of the
United State and Vice President Gore condemned Dr. Khallid Muhammad. The United States
Senate voted 97-0 to censure him. Minister Khallid and Minister Louis Farrahkan are the only two
in history to be censured by the U.S. Senate. And for the first time in history, The United States
House of Representatives (The Full Congress) in a special session, passed House Resolution
343 condemning a so called private citizen. At historic Howard University in 1994 Khallid
Muhammad keynoted the world wide-watched Black Holocaust conference with Dr. Leonard
Jeffries, Dr. Tony Martin and convened by then student organizer Malik Zulu Shabazz.
These events shook the world but Khallid Muhammad did not break under the pressure. In May,
1994 an assassination attempt was made on his life. Khallid Muhammad was blessed to recover
and fight with even more vigor and intensity. He spoke at many churches and served as a
minister at the 1st Afrocentric Temple in Atlanta, Georgia before his transition to the ancestors.
THE FINAL VICTORIES
1998 Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad led an armed militant group of New Black Panther
members into Jasper Texas to chase out the Klu Klux Klan who were making a mockery of the
beheading and dragging death of brother James Byrd. On Sept 5th, 1998 He was the convener of
the Million Youth March Black Power Rally, held on Malcolm X Blvd in New York. With the help of
the December 12th Movement, the Million Youth March won historic legal battles against the
racist Guiliani administration over free speech “constitutional rights”. The Million Youth March
went forward the streets of Harlem were flooded with throngs of Black youth and people who
supported this massive Black Power revival.
In 1998 Dr. Khallid Muhammad was chosen to serve as The National Chairman of The New Black
Panther Party for Self-Defense, chapters have sprouted nationwide. He leaves intact his National
Spokesman- Attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz; National Assistant-Hashim Nzinga; National Chief of
Staff -Malikah Muhammad; National Minister of Defense- Brother David Foreman; National
Minister of Information-Minister Quannell X; National Southern Regional Representative-Sister
Zoirada Higgenbothom; National Field Marshall-Minister Malik Shabazz. The New Black Panther
Party is alive and well with chapters thriving throughout the country. Dr. Khallid’s vision of a Black
Power Movement shall live on!!!
THE TRANSITION AND LEGACY
Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad leaves to cherish his memories; his wife, Queen Nefertari
Muhammad, three sisters; Gloria Glenn from Los Angeles, Cynthia Moore Kelly from Los
Angeles, KaShelia Moore Jackson from Houston, Texas; two brothers, Frank Moore Claybourne
from Los Angeles, Darington Moore Smith from Los Angeles; father-in-law, Mr. Thomas Ambush
of Cedric Maryland; his children, David and mother Mattie Morris Van, Khalfani and mother
Mahasin Rushiddin, and Farrakhan Khallid, Malik, Kiki, Amir, Ali and mother Khallidah
Muhammad; four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and comrades.
BLACK POWER OBITUARY
Today we gather to celebrate the courageous life, and fighting spirit of a true soldier and warrior.
Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad was a general, a mentor, a teacher, and a strong Black man
who epitomized the tenacity of our liberation struggle. Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad
represented to many of us as a father, brother, comrade, trainer and uncompromising leader who
lived and gave his life for the liberation of African people all over the world. He stands in the great
revolutionary line of divine with courageous African Ancestors like Nat Turner, Sojourner Truth,
Denmark Vessel, Kwame Nkrumah, Queen Nzingha, Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad,
Malcolm X, Huey P. Newton, Kwame Toure’, Louis Farrakhan and many others who organized to
free our people from a wicked and cruel enemy. He was proud, strong, dignified, and a man of
great character, with a beautiful heart. He loved his people and fought day and night to move us
closer to victory over our enemies. He will be remembered as a great field marshall, captain,
trainer of men, and one who would not turn heels and run from our enemy- even when under fire.
LONG LIVE OUR PAN-AFRICANIST GENERAL KHALLID ABDUL MUHAMMAD
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