January 18, 2011
By: Carla B
Dr Malachi Z York
When first presented with the opportunity of covering Dr Malachi Z York’s story, seven years after he was sentenced to 135 years in prison, I honestly did not want to have any part of it. York was convicted on three counts of transporting minors in interstate commerce for the purpose of criminal sexual activity, one count of travel in interstate commerce with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity with minors and three counts of structuring cash transactions. I can remember watching many media outlets covering the story, reporting him to be yet another crazy cult leader exploiting its members sexually and financially.
I decided to entertain the idea of the interview considering the source, and in researching discovered areas of the reports that did not add up, which were reported by “reliable media outlets.” I have always believed as a responsible member of the media we are to present all facts, favorable and unfavorable. Not doing this will almost always sway the reader and in turn start a ripple effect of disaster, i.e. wrongful conviction, death, etc. I find it to be quite disturbing when news channels such as Fox News which asserts to be fair and balanced reports in this way.
In speaking with Hatshaep, a inside source of the Nuwabians Worldwide, she shared an interesting perspective, from the inside out. “This case is politically motivated and always has been, many victims in this case have recanted and all this is documented. The FBI made them say these lies under oath.” Hatshaep went on to explain how this case started with the zoning laws and how the city, local and state officials were against the Nuwabians resurrecting desolate land into an Egyptian Theme Park. This was very tricky even for the government officials because theoretically they could not charge Malachi with a crime whereas there was no crime committed in terms of zoning, which was the initial complaint. Hatshaep went on to give firsthand knowledge of the raid whereas 100 officers raided the Nuwabian Compound with guns and body bags, days after Dr York and his partner were arrested.
(Prosecution’s main witness recants her testimony. Abigail Washington
Ans: Because, Abigail recantment proves the government targeted Dr. Malachi Z York-EL and the pretrial transcripts backs her testimony, No EVIDENCE, Agents didn’t audio tape or video tape the alleged victims statements and more.)
During his 2003 trial Dr. Malachi Z York with hopes of saving his co defendants, himself, family and his followers from anymore pain and humiliation he took a plea deal that was offered by the prosecution. This proposed plea would release his co defendants and would sentence him to 15 years in prison with 2 years of supervised probation, he took the plea and after seeing where the trial was headed he withdrew his guilty plea and chose to stand trial on federal charges, where he ultimately lost.
Many of York’s supporters believe the plea bargain was a ploy plotted by government officials to make him out to be the sex crazed cult leader that pleaded guilty of his own accord which was shown as such in every form of media imaginable.
Almost seven years after Dr York was sentenced it is important to report that besides his convictions, which he vehemently denies, he is also well-known for his innumerable philanthropic activities and is a respected teacher loved by hundreds of thousands.
Prior to his tenure as a “cult leader”, Dr. York was a musician and member of the Black Panther Party. In 1970 he embraced his own version of Islam, organized a cult called Ansaru Allah Community. The group transformed its ideology and changed names numerous times from Ansaar Pure Sufi, to the Nubian Islamic Hebrews to Nuwaubians. Tensions developed between York and the larger Black Muslim sects and he eventually took his group out of New York City and moved south where they eventually established the 440 acre compound in Putnam County, Georgia. Patterning their new community after a Hollywood caricature of ancient Egypt, the complex contained grand gates and pyramids.
Please note *** I am in no way saying I believe in Dr York’s innocence or guilt, but I do believe in government conspiracies, cover ups, politically motivated cases, etc. and EOTM has always been an open forum to discuss and gain mainstream media attentions in cases as such. If you have a story you would like to share please email it to carla at queensofinternetradio dot com.
Listen as Carla B interviews Nuwabian Worldwide member Hatshaep as she candidly shares Dr Malachi’s story from the inside out, seven years later, only on EOTM Radio, January 23rd @ 11pm EST.
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