*A new, and some would say disturbing, dimension has been added to the Trayvon Martin case
On Saturday, the new Black Panther Party announced a bounty of $10,000 S for the “capture” of George Zimmerman, a Florida neighborhood watch captain who killed unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
“An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth,” leader Mikhail Muhammad said after announcing the reward for Zimmerman at a protest in Sanford, Fla.
Muhammad called on 5,000 black men to mobilize and capture the neighborhood watch volunteer.
“If the government won’t do the job, we’ll do it,” Muhammad said, leading chants that included “freedom or death” and “justice for Trayvon.”
Muhammad said New Black Panther’s chairman, Malik Zulu Shabaz of Washington, was taking donations from black entertainers and athletes.
The goal is to raise $1 million in a weeks time.
Meanwhile, the organization also said Angela Corley, the newly appointed special prosecutor, was an enemy of the black community.
“She has a track record of sending innocent young black men and women to prison,” Muhammad said.
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