What Cain said he was concerned about is Whitmore’s long-standing affiliation with the Angola chapter of the Black Panther Party, a black revolutionary socialist organization that grew to prominence in the 1960s. Whitmore tried to escape in 1986, which also made him a security risk.
Cain said Whitmore has the right to his political beliefs — as he himself does — but he expressed concern that Whitmore could spread his beliefs in the prison, sparking violence among inmates.
“The Black Panther Party advocates violence and racism. I’m not going to let anybody walk around advocating violence and racism,” Cain said.
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