Islam's hatred and agenda against black people

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  • Spartacus

    By: Iqbal Rahman

    The color of one's skin has suddenly become relevant to religion. Muslim activists have been trying to convince African American citizens that Islam is the religion of the Black man, that Islam is African and that Mohammed was Black. Needless to say, Muslims only make these claims to Blacks; among Whites they take a different approach!

    Knowing that these are well thought-out falsifications, intended only to draw Blacks towards Islam, I felt compelled to set the facts straight. Nothing in this article is meant to lend approval to this racial approach. If we are to accept or reject Islam, it should be based on Islam's own merits, rather than color or origin.

    Africa was not the Cradle of Islam

    Islam was born in the 7th century, in the Arabian Peninsula, which is part of the continent of Asia. Yellow Asia and Black Africa are separated by the Red Sea. Here, we are talking about two different continents and two different peoples.

    Islam went to Africa relatively recently, and is not the predominant religion there. African Americans were most likely either Christians or Animists at the time they were brought to America.

    Christianity has been present in Africa since the first half of the first century. St. Mark, the writer of the Gospel of Mark was a North African Jew who preached the Gospel to Egypt. From there, Christianity spread all over North Africa, and to the south of Egypt's borders. The Eastern church raised to the level of sainthood many Africans, St. Moses the Black from Egypt and St. Tekla Himanote the Ethiopian and others.

    One of the teachers and prophets in the early church, Simeon, was an African from N1ger in west Africa (Acts 13:1)

    Eastern Africa was converted to Christianity through the ministry of a cabinet member of Queen Candace of Ethiopia who was baptized by St. Philip, one of the seven deacons in the early church (Acts 8:26 - 40).

    Mohammed was not a Black Man

    Mohammed was an Asian-Arab. You can't confuse an Asian-Arab with a Black- African. There are numerous evidences that Mohammed was actually white. The space limitation will allow us to mention only a few:

    In Sahih Al Bukhary vol. 1 no. 63, we read "while we were sitting with the Prophet, a man came and said, 'who amongst you is Mohammed?' We replied, 'this white man reclining on his arm..."

    In volume 2 Hadith no. 122 refers to Mohammed as a "white person" and in vol. 2 Hadith no. 141 we are told that when Mohammed raised his arms, "the whiteness of his armpits became visible."

    Mohammed Owned Black Slaves

    Mohammed owned several black slaves. Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya relies heavily on the prophet's biographies written by great ancient scholars. Therefore, he is regarded by Muslims as an authority, a primary source and a leader among the students of Islamic religion. This scholar tells us in his book, "Zad al-Ma'ad" (part 1, pp. 114-116), the following:

    "These are the names of Muhammad's male slaves: Yakan Abu Sharh, Aflah, 'Ubayd, Dhakwan, Tahman, Mirwan, Hunayn, Sanad, Fadala Yamamin, Anjasha al-Hadi, Mad'am, Karkara, Abu Rafi', Thawban, Ab Kabsha, Salih, Rabah, Yara Nubyan, Fadila, Waqid, Mabur, Abu Waqid, Kasam, Abu' Ayb, Abu Muwayhiba, Zayd Ibn Haritha, and also a black slave called Mahran."

    Even in modern times, in Saudi Arabia the homeland of Islam, the common word for "Black" is "Abd" meaning slave.

    What was Mohammed's position on freeing the slaves?

    In one instance , a man freed a slave that he kept as a sexual partner. When Mohammed heard what happened, he auctioned the boy and sold him for 800 derhams to Na-eem Ebn Abdullah Al- Nahham. (Sahih Moslem vol. 7, page 83)

    According to Mohammed, the punishment for committing adultery is different between a free man, a free woman and a slave-woman. The man is to be flogged one-hundred stripes and be exiled for one year. The free woman must be stoned to death. But the slave-woman (since she has a monetary value) will not be exiled or killed, she is to be flogged one-hundred stripes. If the violation is repeated, the slave-woman is to be sold.(Sahih Al Bukhary vol. 8:821 & 822)

    Islam Looked Down on Blacks

    Islam is a religion, whose sacred Scriptures contain explicit denigrating remarks about Black people.

    Mohammed referred to Blacks as "raisin heads". (Sahih Al Bukhary vol. 1, no. 662 and vol. 9, no. 256).

    In another Hadith, Mohammed is quoted as saying that Blacks are, "pug-nosed slaves". (Sahih Moslem vol. 9 pages 46 and 47).

    Islam is not the Haven of Freedom and Equality

    Even if we wrongly assume that Islam started in Africa and that its Prophet was a black man, this still wouldn't in itself be a good reason for Blacks to adopt Islam. Nor would it be a good reason for Whites to adopt Islam just because Mohammed was white. We have to look at Islam itself.

    I wouldn't want to be a Muslim because Islam is anti freedom, which is one issue so close to the hearts and minds of African Americans, considering the inequities they have suffered in their past.

    One thing Islam does not believe in is freedom of religion. If Islam takes over America there wouldn't be a choice of religion. The Quran states: "If anyone desires a religion other than Islam, never will it be accepted of him; and in the hereafter he will be in the ranks of those who have lost".(Surah 3:85)

    Many of the teachings of Islam are incompatible with progress. Neither are they compatible with human rights, civil rights or constitutional rights.

    Here are a few examples of the teachings of Islam:

    Men are superior to women. (Surah 2:22
    Women have half the rights of men:
    In court witness. (Surah 2:282)
    In inheritance. (Surah 4:11)
    A man may beat his wife. (Surah 4:34)
    A man may marry up to four wives at the same time (Surah 4:3)
    Muslims must fight until their opponents submit to Islam. (Surah 9:29)
    A Muslim must not take a Jew or a Christian for a friend.(Surah 5:51)
    A Muslim apostate must be killed.(Surah 9:12)
    Stealing is punished by the amputation of the hands. (Surah 5:3
    Adultery is punished by public flogging. (Surah 24:2)
    No separation between Church and State. (Surah 2:193)
    No opposition party allowed. (Surah 4:59)

    My fellow African-American:

    Muslims don't care for your skin color, they are only using that to gain control over you. For if Muslims really care for Africans, why are African Muslims kidnapping their African Christian brothers these days in Sudan, butchering the weak and selling the healthy as slaves?

  • LDH

    Hi Spart....Just a couple of thoughts.....

    There are numerous evidences that Mohammed was actually white.
    I'm thinking it's more likely that he was "high-yella" or a "red-bone" as black folks call other blacks who have a much lighter skin tone than they have. Not that he was white like George Bush. Much as in this country the First Nations are sometimes referred to as "red-skins." Doesn't really mean their skin is RED.

    Article says:

    Mohammed was not a Black Man

    Mohammed was an Asian-Arab. You can't confuse an Asian-Arab with a Black- African

    BUT neither can you confuse an Asian-Arab with a Welshman. Arabs of Asian descent have physical characteristics common to both heritages. Which doesn't include whites.

    I don't accept Islam for many of the other reasons mentioned; but to call Mohammed a 'white man...' that's yellow journalism if ever I saw it.



  • Spartacus

    Hi LDH

    Iqbal Rahman is only commenting on what ancient historians said of Muhammud's looks or race. The following are not Iqbal Rahman words but an eye-witness account.

    "In Sahih Al Bukhary vol. 1 no. 63, we read "while we were sitting with the Prophet, a man came and said, 'who amongst you is Mohammed?' We replied, 'this white man reclining on his arm..."

    Many Arabs can look very pale with blue\green eyes. The point is Muhammud is sold to black people as a black man which is a blatant lie.

    I'm also sure that Asain-Arab can look very white. Asian does not have to mean a person have to look like a chinese.

    Peace, Spart

  • LDH

    Hi Spart...

    I understand it's his commentary. But you did not remark on my earlier point.

    'this white man '
    carries about as much weight with me as calling an 'Indian' a red man.

    White and RED skin only being *subjective* adjectives to describe someone's skin tone. Not *objective*.

    I mean, c'mon. How many white guys you know named Muhammed?!?! [8>]


  • revdrjohnson

    Bodacious post, Spart ...
    Lisa's objections noted.

    Lis: the issue is really not the "COLOR" it's the implications that Islam somehow deals favorably with Black people, who have been persuaded to Al-Islam [DUPED] by virtue of the argument that it was the "original" religion on the Continent.

    This information -- coupled with the very real information that not only did Muhammad own slaves, but that in the 15th and 16th centuries Muslims took as many slaves away from Africa as did the Dutch and Spanish -- is pertinent to Black people who might otherwise believe the hype.

    Keep the Faith

  • Spartacus

    LDH asked:

    "I mean, c'mon. How many white guys you know named Muhammed"

    Many live in Eastern Europe today. Lets not forget the recent war between the Muslims and Serberain Christians. Those Muslims all looked white to me in that part of the world and I'm sure many have the name Muhammad.

    Thanks revdrjohnson, what you said is exactly the point!

  • Fredhall


    I don't think that those "so called" white Muslims in Eastern Europe consider themselves white.

  • LDH
    Many live in Eastern Europe today

    C'mon now Spart. They ain't white, jus tryin' to pass! Neither are Italians, Spaniards, Basque, etc. much as they'd like to be. They are Middle Easterners/Mediterraenean-ers. *Whites* would be descendents of Norwegians, Swedes, Finns, Aryans, etc.

    Rev, I agree with your points 100% which is why they would have been much more valid if stated as you did.

    The article, as written, merely inflames white vs. black passions all over again. As written, the issue really *IS* color. More of those *white devils* trying to HOODWINK AND BAMBOOZLE us poor black Africans.

    Middle Easterners (having traveled extensively there myself) are not WHITE. Now *THAT'S* real hype.

    While I don't disagree with the message, as written it is a very subjective piece of journalism. My critique was with the style of reporting, not the story line.


  • Spartacus

    OK, we agree to disagree, I ain't blind, if my last example is not good enough for you then nothihg will.

    Peace, Spart

  • Spartacus

    LDH said:

    "The article, as written, merely inflames white vs. black passions all over again."

    Again LDH you are off the mark, Islam sells it's faith to blacks on the basis of white vs black passions, this is why many African Americans become Muslim because the are lied to about Muhummad being an AFRICAN which is a lie! The article was written to refute the lie being told. If you have some kind of data that refutes what the Ancient Historian said of Muhummad being white then let's see, other wise what you have to offer is just personal experience and opinion.

    Fredhall, again look at the EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT about Muhummad, again many Eastern Muslim Europeans look as white as snow, there is no denying that, no passing as white but white as white can be. There is no data that says otherwise about Muhummad being Black. The point is Muhummad was not BLACK! As many of the Nation of Islam (the black Mulsims as they are called) will tell you. It's a blatant lie.

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