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Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party threatens $400M lawsuit against city, MPD

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party claims it will sue the city and the Milwaukee Police Department for $400 million. The group's leaders allege Milwaukee police officers have violated members' constitutional and civil rights.

Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party

Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party

Party leaders have not filed the lawsuit at this point. They said they're currently consulting with multiple attorneys and gathering information about all of the incidents.

They claim law enforcement has ticketed, detained and assaulted members without cause.

"You have no right to commit these types of crimes," said Alli Muhammad, Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party chief general command.

The party has put Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn and individual officers on notice.

Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party

Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party

"We will go after your own individual pension if you keep it up," said Muhammad.

Alli Muhammad

Alli Muhammad

Leaders with the Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party announced plans to sue the city and MPD for $400 million. They said officers are intimidating and bullying their 30 members.

"A heightened level of unmarked vehicles are following us. Business owners that we know have been told by federal agents to not associate or it will be bad for their business," said Muhammad.

At a news conference in Red Arrow Park, Muhammad said the alleged harassment began during a food handout event in December. He said weapons were taken unlawfully and an officer elbowed a 10-year-old girl in her mouth.

"There's only eight people out there at the food program, including a child and they have 100 officers come out, snipers on the roof and a tactical unit," said Muhammad.

Cell phone video captured part of the confrontation. An MPD spokesman said officers were responding to a report of a man unsafely handling a gun when the group began circling police.milwaukee-revolutionary-black-panther-party-video

Confrontation between Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party and MPD

Confrontation between Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party and MPD

Confrontation between Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party and MPD

Confrontation between Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party and MPD

The Revolutionary Black Panthers said they feel they were unfairly targeted then, and continue to be unfairly targeted today. A lawsuit, they said, is the only way to get their message across.

"We cannot have these officers get away with constant harassment. Constant breaking of the law," said Vaun Mayes, Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party national minister of information.

Party members did not elaborate as to how they came up with the $400 million number. Officials with the Office of the City Attorney said they have not received any information about the lawsuit.

Officials with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's office and MPD said they don't comment on pending litigation.

20 comments

  • Scott

    Fine. Let them sue. If they lose, require them (and/or their attorneys) to fund the police officer pension by the amount they seek. Until there is some recourse to frivolous lawsuits, they will never end.

  • GHOST OF CHIEF BRIER

    Come on…stop picking on these bad bad pants sagging….5th grade educated….BLACK PANTHERS. They so so bad.

  • Ellen b

    blsck panthers aren’t meant to be trusted there only for blacks lives only and not for the good of the people meaning any color and race.

  • deleted again

    “We cannot have these officers get away with constant harassment. Constant breaking of the law,” said Vaun Mayes, Milwaukee Revolutionary Black Panther Party national minister of information.”
    Wow! Constant breaking of the law? Point the finger at yourselves. National? Minister? of misinformation.

  • Dumbfounded

    We will see how this pans out, why don’t you patrol your own streets every night like the cops do and stop your own black on black real crimes, ohh that’s right, you won’t cuz you’ll get shot. these people are so outta touch with reality, it’s a joke. Chicago could use some help too, lmao. Last I checked police are supposed to be intimidating so you don’t commit crimes. I mean I can’t stand how stupid these morons are….WOW.

  • Voice of Reason

    Sorry I ruined your black panther party said officer Forrest Gump. Maybe you lazy unemployed revolutionary black panthers should get jobs as janitors and butlers and work for a living instead of trying to hit the ghetto lottery.

  • Ajay Kapoor

    In yet another propaganda piece – she leaves out important details – like the fact that when the Revolutionary Black Panthers “marched” – they marauded with machetes, shotguns, and assault rifles – screamed to “kill crackers” and “pigs” aka whites and police & blocked traffic in a mob of dozens. They are a hate group – who was beyond disorderly – and they should have all been arrested. They, themselves, posted video of this activity on Facebook. The Original Black Panthers use Kristallnacht-Nazi-Authoritarian type tactics – threats & intimidation to intimidate Arab shopkeepers who they single out – out of racism and ignorance – and posted videos of the harassment on Facebook. Both the Original and Revolutionary Black Panthers were seen together – stating their unity to work together – in Facebook videos.

    • mkevoice

      It’s sad that the kids in my neighborhood have seen and heard so much of this that now they are repeating what the adults are doing. What do you tell a 10 year old and his group of friends trails you and shouts that you’re a “racist fag” and chants “Black Lives Matter?” I was shocked.

  • American Patriot

    These idiots better watch themselves and think twice about being stupid. They are going to push things too far and the true militia is going to come and backup law enforcement and they will not like it.

  • Jennie

    They’re basically black communists. Instead of picking on the police, they should change their tune and patrol their inner city to advance their people from the slaughter from within.

    • Ajay Kapoor

      The Black Panthers are too COWARDLY to patrol their own neighborhoods they know COPS are the only ones BRAVE enough to patrol their own neighborhoods and take on gangs. The Panthers are afraid of GANGS and know COPS are the GOOD GUYS and an easy target to pick on because they are exploiting the Second Amendment and the tolerance of the MPD. The Black Panthers are just another pathetic gang using threats of violence and intimidation, abusing our countries freedoms, for fame first and money second and nothing else. The Black Panthers are show offs with the mind set of little children going mommy look what I can do and accomplishing nothing but harming the image of the Black Community. And they are mad at whites because a black cop shot a black criminal named Sylville Smith. They make no sense what-so-ever.

  • mkevoice

    “…officers were responding to a report of a man unsafely handling a gun when the group began circling police.” So someone got out of line and pulled out a gun at a food giveaway? And then BP try to sue the city? There’s so much wrong with this.

    • Ajay Kapoor

      It’s sad how little you know because the media isn’t doing it’s job and informing you. Haven’t you seen the videos the Black Panthers posted on Facebook? They didn’t pull guns they were all walking around carrying shotguns and assault rifles etc. in their hands at the “food drive”

  • Rob

    Alli has fathered over TWENTY children. He breeds unchecked and instead of taking care of his babies, he’s strutting thru the streets brandishing a firearm and screaming Death to Crackers! He is supposed to have various medical degrees and master degrees but he is unable to put together ONE coherent sentence. As for Vaun, he’s a pathetic doodoo breath wanna be rapper that hands out moldy bread and rotten fruit and calls it a Pantry, which serves only black people. Vaun and his crew call whites cave beasts, Beckys, cacazoids etc. and are very up front about their hatred and disdain of Europeans. Arrest the lot of them. Criminals and nasty people that all look like they need a good bath, and not a King or Queen among them. Go live in Africa if you hate it here.

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