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“None of Our revelations do We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, but We substitute something better or similar: Knowest thou not that Allah Hath power over all things?” Surah 2: 106

“When We substitute one revelation for another, and Allah knows best what He reveals (in stages), they say, “Thou art but a forger”: but most of them understand not.” Surah 16:101

Washington DC – One of the subtleties that has always offended me in the doctrine of some offshoots from The Nation of Islam is that somehow we are inferior to the old world of Islam. I would hear or read the tough lectures of hypocrites beating up the east for their rejection of The Honorable Elijah Muhammad’s teachings only to hear them follow it up with an excuse about how we’re getting better, or closer, or we’re graduating to higher levels of understanding i.e. more like them. This graduation is in reality mere regression not a progression. This is what happens when you don’t ‘speak straight talk’ as the Quran prescribes. Louis Farrakhan has stated that the teachings of Elijah Muhammad needed to be “corrected and made perfect” and he accused the Master of teaching “light mixed with darkness”, this is the definition of hypocrisy. His text was the relationship between the NOI and the Old World of Islam.

My last four articles or so whether directly or indirectly have been addressing weaknesses that are manifesting in our community in some of our ability to defend the HEM. We have seen a renewed interest in attacking the teachings of the HEM by aiming at our foundation, the Saviour. They have attempted to attack the Messenger through contradictions, or the Saviour’s (alleged) letters to the HEM that are supposed to have spelling errors. But our Messenger taught us that they can’t ask Muhammad a question that he isn’t well prepared to answer and more importantly every knock is a boost. Look at the conflict between Us and the Church in the 30s and 40s, and then all of a sudden white Jesus started coming down off of church walls and yes he was replaced by an equally ridiculous black version but we affected the consciousness of black mainstream thought, art, entertainment and most importantly theology. And like Rev. Wright said if the slave in the bottom of the boat has the same religion as the slavemaster guiding the boat then the slave has a problem.

So some of us owe the orthodox/Old world of Islam an apology, because this weak, milquetoast posture of bowing to everything Arab and eastern is an abhorrent disservice to our brothers and sisters in the east who could have and would have benefited from those debates. I listened to a Khutbah given by a white American Imam on the subject “I cant breathe” in homage in his mind to our brother tragically murdered by the NYPD, brother Eric Garner. However when he quoted the Quran on “black mud fashioned into shape” he went into an explanation of how a scholar hundreds of years ago said that means that Allah took mud from all over the earth to make Adam i.e., white mud, brown mud, until it appeared black. His nature wouldn’t let him just read the Quranic text. A white Imam teaching black people is an anathema!

The Quran says that we dont replace a teaching unless we do it with one better and it also says that whenever we send a messenger he’s sent with the language that the people speak yet the Qur’an says “We know that they say: ‘It is only a human being who teaches him’, the tongue of the man that they refer to is foreign, while this (Qur’an) is in clear arabic language”. You see the man with the Quran would speak a different language than the Quran was revealed in.

As the so-called terrorism doctrine infiltrates the eastern mind we must remember that old Islam has long ago reached its apex and has been in steady doctrinal decline. And furthermore since the door of old Islam is still open to the white race, our brothers by faith but not by nature have had a profound impact on the way Moslems handle oppression and the oppressor. A violent impact as is their nature. And for the record well over 90% of all terrorist attacks kill Muslims not westerners. The old world is looking for a new direction. A direction that says hadith teaches to wear the best of foreign peoples clothes when in foreign lands so that’s the suit and tie, in America. There’s nothing in the Quran that mandates a beard just let men be men and women be women, and if both sexes aren’t wearing dresses then there won’t be a problem. They say Allah isn’t a man but the Qu’ran says that the angels bowed and made obeisance to Adam, Al-khidr killed on behalf of Allah, and Jesus made a bird and brought it to life. So if man can give life, take life and make Angels bow it sure sounds like God to me. They attack the Master but ask them where did Jabril the Angel go when he left the prophet in person, and where did he come from since he rode a camel. Did he have a family? Did he eat food? The Qur’an has been attacked by scholars for being grammatically in error then how can you talk about the Savior’s letters? Here’s the key. Our God grew into His perfection, that’s why we told you he spoke 16 languages and could write ten of them. There’s more than 16 languages in the world. That’s why we told you when they wanted to make a son (Him) the first child was a girl and the father said ‘I missed’. You can’t mock us when you see the humanity of our God because His humanity is OUR teaching!

Before the flag turned and the crescent turned its back to the east and white mankind the old world of Islam was great help to civilization but maybe the brother in the west on the masthead of the Muhammad Speaks newspaper is not just shaking the eastern brother’s hand but also lifting him up. So when the world asks where is the ‘modern muslim’, the Nation of Islam in the west raises its hand. Get to your local Temple at once!