Archive | December, 2015

Who is Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise ….AKA Bricktop?

31 Dec

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WHO WAS ADA BEATRICE QUEEN VICTORIA LOUISE SMITH… aka Bricktop… aka The Doyenne of Cafe Society?

Bricktop was a West Virginia-born, half-Black and half-Irish dancer, singer, vaudevillian, and – as she called herself – saloon-keeper, who took Chicago then New York then Paris by storm, after WWI and before WWII.

Bricktop gave Duke Ellington one of his first big breaks in the nightclubs of NYC by getting him booked at clubs there early in his career, then she moved to Paris in 1924, where she started out teaching the latest dances, such as the Charleston and the Black Bottom, to guests at Cole Porter’s parties.

Bricktop soon ran popular Paris jazz clubs The Music Box and Le Grand Duc before opening Chez Bricktop, at 66 rue Pigalle.

She worked with Langston Hughes when he was just a busboy, hired Mabel Mercer to headline at Chez Bricktop, and put on other soon-to-be-famous performers such as Josephine Baker, Fats Waller, Django Rheihardt, Stephane Grappelli, and many others.

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Josephine Baker

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The great Jelly Roll Morton, 3rd from the left, with Ada “Bricktop” Smith to his left.

Bricktop had clubs in Paris AND Mexico City AND Rome!

Cole Porter wrote “Miss Otis Regrets” expressly for Bricktop.

Rheinhardt and Grappelli wrote the song “Bricktop” for her.

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Django Rheinhardt

F. Scott Fitzgerald mentions Chez Bricktop in his short story, Babylon Revisited.

She taught the Duke & Duchess of Windsor how to do the Charleston in the middle of her club one night.

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The Duke and Duchess of Windsor

She threw John Steinbeck out of her club for “ungentlemanly behavior” and only allowed him back after he sent her a taxi full of roses!

Bricktop had a popular radio program in Paris, which she stopped at the beginning of WWII, when she relocated to Mexico City and opened a club there.

After that war she moved back to Europe, opening Bricktop’s, in Monaco.

She for a short time also had a club in Italy.

She eventually moved back to the United States.

Bricktop appeared in Jack Jordan’s 1974 film, Honeybaby, Honeybaby, playing herself. She also made a cameo appearance – once again, as herself – in Woody Allen’s 1983 film, Zelig.

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She died well into old age, in her Manhattan apartment, and is buried in the Bronx, at Woodlawn cemetery.

Some of Bricktop’s papers and personal effects can be found in the Manuscripts Archives And Rare Books Library (MARBL) at Emory University, in Atlanta, GA.

So now you know – you ain’t really fly until you’re Bricktop Fly!

 

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Can People of African Descent Be Racists?

24 Dec

Over the years I have heard many African Americans say, that people of African descent can’t be racists.

They claim that our people cannot be racists because we don’t have economic or political power.

That is nonsense.

You don’t have to have any kind of power in order to be a racist.

In fact the majority of Caucasian racists that African Americans encountered on a daily basis; had no economic or political power.

The majority of these Caucasian racists come from the poor or so-called middle class.

The majority of people have no idea what racism is.

THIS IS THE TRUE DEFINITION OF RACISM:

Many people of all races erroneously believe that racism is when you verbally abuse, discriminate against or treat badly members of a so-called minority group.

However, the true definition of racism is: when the members of ANY racial group (that includes people of African descent) of the Human Family believes that his or her racial group has some inborn superiority (given to them by The Creator) over all other racial groups.

They believe that they are more intelligent, more creative, have more physical beauty, more physical strength, more morality, human sentiments, leadership ability, courage, sexuality, spirituality.

The Caucasian people of Europe were taught that all of *G-D’s Prophets were Caucasians and that The Creator also has a Caucasian son, etc. etc.

This made the Caucasian people of Europe and later the Americas; behave arrogantly towards all other races on Earth.

Because they really believed that The Creator was part of the Caucasian race.

The people of African descent who accepted this belief of a Caucasian son of god in Christianity began to worship Caucasians subliminally. 

These victims of Caucasian racism began to believe in the superiority of Caucasians.

They show this by their slavish imitation of Caucasian beauty standards. Hair straightening, straight hair weaves, dyed hair, bleaching their skin, plastic surgery to straighten noses etc.

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When I was a member of the Nation Of Islam (NOI) during the early 1970s, I was a racist.

I was taught to be racist against all Caucasians.

We were taught that god was black and that blacks were superior to Caucasians.

However; the membership of the NOI were taught to treat with respect all Caucasians.

We were never to verbally abuse or treat them with disrespect.

We were taught that if we worked for Caucasians; then we should work diligently for them and give them an honest day’s labour.

However, we were taught that they were an inferior race.

That, Caucasians were a race of devils.

And that the ‘black’ people of the world were superior to ‘white’ people.

And one day our black god would destroy the white race for their wickedness.

And that is why the members of the NOI were racists.

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In the Nation Of Islam, we were taught that all of G-D’s Prophets were ‘black,’ and that The Creator was also a physical ‘black’ man who fathered ‘black’ children.

This is exactly the same erroneous belief that is attached to Christianity.

The teachings of the Old Testament and the Noble Gospel of Jesus was changed to promote racism.

The NOI’s teaching were a reversal of the racism taught in Christianity.

People with a racist belief, will believe that all superior traits are abundantly given to their ethnic group by G-D and denied to others.

In the NOI we believed that all people of African descent were physically related to a black god.

For centuries Caucasians racists classified members of other races as “sub-humans.”

While some members of the Jewish faith considered themselves superior to ALL Caucasian Gentiles. That also is another form of racism.

In the NOI we said that all Caucasians were devils. And the reason for their savage and barbaric behaviour, was because they were created inferior.

All ‘black’ people were part of the family of god, and all Caucasians were related to the devil.

People with this racist, superiority complex, believe that they can treat their “inferiors” any way they want to because G-D is on their side.

They believe that they can enslave, rob, rape, or even murder their inferiors because the lives of their inferiors doesn’t matter. 

But, no racist can do this unless they have political, military or economic power.

The racists in the NOI could not as a whole mistreat Caucasians because we had no power.

Individually some members of the NOI did mistreat and behave badly towards Caucasians.

They stole and cheated Caucasians whenever they got the chance to.

But their behaviour was against what the membership were being taught in the Temples of Islam. 

If the vicious racists, among the membership in the NOI, had acquired equal powers as Caucasians had; they would have behaved the same towards Caucasians as the Caucasian racists in America had behaved towards African Americans.

That is the danger of having a racist mentality.

We thank the Merciful Creator for blessing the membership of the NOI in 1975 with a great leader, Wallace D. Mohammed.

He taught us to see every race of the Human family as our brothers and sisters.

He taught us true Al-Islam; which is truly a blessing for Mankind.

Despite the racist behaviour of many Arabs and Pakistanis/Indian Muslims; the religious of Al-Islam doesn’t promote one race over another.

Now many people of African descent; who had been affected by the teachings of the NOI have become racists.

Now we see many Africans American posting racist things on social media; especially Facebook (Fb).

The things that they post are really ridiculous; but their racist thinking, prevent them from seeing how foolish their posts are.

Some groups on Fb even say that they don’t want Caucasians to be members of their group.

Fb was created by and owned by a Caucasian Jewish man.

An example of what these ‘black; Fb groups are doing is:

A Caucasian man invites you into his home. You then find a corner inside his house and set up a barricade. You then proclaim; that you don’t want any Caucasians to enter your little barricaded corner.

We have been manipulated into becoming ‘black’ racists.

Totally unaware that we are being controlled by the same inner circle of Human devils (or ring); who have been manipulating the Caucasian Gentiles for centuries.

The same devils who deceived their ancestors into calling themselves “whites.”

Racism is a tool used to divide Human Beings.

When you reject all racism, you have taken a step to free yourself from the Clan of Satan’s influence.

This is what *G-D has Revealed in the Holy Qur’an concerning different races:

With The Name of The One True G-D, The Merciful Benefactor, The Merciful redeemer

O mankind! **WE created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into Nations and Races, that you may become acquainted with each other (not that you may despise each other).

Verily the most honoured ones amongst you, in the Sight of The One True G-D are those (Human Beings) who are most conscious of G-D.

And G-d has full knowledge and is well acquainted (with all things).

(End of ***Qur’anic verse).

RACISM IS A KIND OF BELIEF

If you don’t want to be a racist; then you should stop believing that your race has some inborn superiority over other races.

When you are a racist but you don’t have political, economic or military power you cannot implement your racist policies.

If the Caucasian race had never achieved spiritual, military, economic or political power over the other races on Earth; no one would have paid attention to their racist beliefs.

The world would have just laughed at their racist claims of superiority.

Just as I am sure, that many Caucasian Americans who had real power in America laughed, when they heard what the Black Muslims were being taught in the NOI.

They knew that the NOI would never be a real threat to them and their people; as long as we had no economic or political power.

And they made sure the NOI would never succeed in winning the hearts and minds of the African American people.

They did everything they could to make African Americans reject the good and sensible non racial, advice given in the NOI.

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WE ARE GIVING CAUCASIANS PSYCHOLOGICAL POWER OVER OURSELVES WHEN WE CALL THEM WHITE.

Click below to ‘read’ the article.

 

*G-D instead of g o d. When god is spelt backwards it is dog. This is not a respectful spelling to be used in reference to the All-Mighty Creator of the Heavens and Earth.

**WE, US, OUR are all terms used in the Holy Qur’an as references to all of the forces of power (Angels) under the control of The Creator.

They manage all creation. They are totally obedient to The All-Mighty G-D, and obeys HIS Commands without question.

*** In the 7th century the Prophet Muhammed of Arabia, received the Revelation from G-D called the Holy Qur’an. It was delivered to him by the Angel Gabriel over a 23 years time period. Muhammad did not know how to read or write.

He is referred to in the Qur’an as being “unlettered.” Which meant he was not literate or any kind of a scholar. Very few people in the city where he was born could read or write.

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READ ALSO:

AFRICAN AMERICANS CURSED FOR REJECTING GOOD ADVICE

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Muhammed, G-D’s Final Messenger to Mankind

24 Dec

Source: Muhammed, G-D’s Final Messenger to Mankind

Muhammed, *G-D’s Last Prophet to Mankind

24 Dec

Muhammed Ibn Abdullah (Muhammed the son of Abdullah) was born in the city of Mecca in Arabia in the 6th century AD.

His father’s name was Abdullah and his mother’s name was Aminah.

The city of Mecca was founded by Prophet Abraham’s African wife Hagar and his son Isma’il.

Many centuries before the birth of Muhammed the Prophet Abraham took his second wife Hagar and his infant son Isma’il to a deserted location in the southern part of Arabia.

There was nothing there but sand. No trees for shade, nor any water.

He informed Hagar that he had to leave them there alone.

She asked him why was he leaving them there.

He said that G-D had revealed to him that he must do so.

She replied, “If this is what G-D has ordained then I will do as HE commands.”

After being there for some time; all her provisions of food and water were exhausted.

With her baby crying and nothing in her breast to nourish him, she left him sitting in the sand and walked to a nearby hill (later called As-Safa); looking for any travelers on the horizon.

Seeing no one; she then walked to another nearby hill (later called Al-Marwa) that was in the opposite direction.

She still saw no one. She then retraced her steps to the first hill.

Still no one in sight.

She walked and sometimes ran, back and forth between these hills several times.

Imagine the anguish of this desperate mother!

Leaving her crying child sitting in the sand, while she goes back and forth walking and sometimes running between these two hills. Praying to G-D the whole time, asking HIM to please let someone come to their aid.

The child Ismail, is also distraught. Tears running down his face while he cries loudly.

Why has his mother left him alone sitting on the sand while she goes back and forth?  

Why is his mother no stopping to comfort him in her arms?

He is frustrated and while he cries he digs his heels into the sand where he sits.

After the seventh time walking and running between the hills; with tears in her eyes she looks at her crying child.

She notices moisture where he has been digging his heels into the sands.

She walks over to him and starts to dig out the sand where the moisture is.

Out comes a spring bubbling with clear water (later called the well of ZamZam).

The Merciful G-D had answered her prayers and provided water from a source that she could not have envisioned.

Later travelers came who provided them with food.

This location became a rest spot for travelers because it was now a place where water was available.

Others decided to settle there permanently and thus began the city of Mecca.

And now many centuries after this event the Well of ZamZam is still producing water.

Other wells have been dug in Mecca, during these past centuries and they all have dried up.

Only the well of ZamZam is still producing water.

Later Abraham and her son Ismail built in Mecca, the First House of worship dedicated to The One True G-D.

That House is called the khaaba.

Abraham prayed after it’s completion, that this House would be a place of Pilgrimage for all people who believed in The One True G-D.

Many years later after the death of Abraham and Ismail, the people in Mecca and the surrounding countries reverted back to paganism.

They filled the Sacred House of G-D with idols gods made out of wood, stone and metal.

They knew these man made objects were not the G-D of Abraham; but, they believed these physical idols brought them closer to what they called “The Invisible G-D.”

Mankind from ancient times, has falsely believed that they needed physical objects that they can see and touch in order for their worship to be valid.

These pagans also corrupted the rituals of Pilgrimage taught by Abraham centuries before.

The pagans who came on the pilgrimage to honor their idols; committing all kinds of illicit and immoral activities while in Mecca.

Whore mongering, drunkenness, gambling, fighting, all happened during their worship of their idols.

Many of them also circled the House of G-D completely nude.

If their clothing was soiled, or torn and dirty; they felt it would be dishonorable to their idol gods, to wear them while circling the Khaaba. So they took their clothing off.

This was the situation in the city of Mecca when Muhammed was born.

Shortly before Muhammed was born his father Abdullah died.

When he was still a toddler he was sent to live with an Arab family in the desert.

According to ancient Arab tradition, children of city dwellers who could afford it sent their baby boys to live with Bedouin families (desert dwellers).

They believed it was healthier for young boys. It was supposed to make them grow up sturdier. It would make them better warriors.

His mother traveled to the city of Medina to get him when he was about six years old.

She died on the journey back to Mecca.

He then lived with his paternal grandfather. Two years later his grandfather died.

He then went to live with one of his uncles.

All these tragedies happened early in his life; because that was what The Creator had ordained.

These losses made him a thoughtful and caring person, from an early age.

This cultivated within him, a soul that was kind and compassionate to all animals and Human Beings.

He grew into the kind of person that was needed to deliver G-D’s Message to his people.

As a teenager, he went on caravan travels with his uncle to Syria.

Syria at that time included what is now known as Palestine, Lebanon, and Israel.

Muhammed was impress with the behaviour of the people he encountered in Syria.

Especially those who were Christians.

Although the Christians of Syria had their own internal problems; Muhammed saw their behaviour as being much more civilised an orderly, than the behaviour of his people in Mecca.

The typical Arab male in Mecca was arrogant and barbaric. To show any kind of human kindness was considered a weakness.

They had tribal wars that lasted generations. Many times these wars began because of some small trifling matter.

Their tribal honour meant everything to them. If someone insulted their tribe then violence always followed the insult. The strong tribes took advantage of the weaker tribes.

The women of the weaker tribes were prey for the men of stronger tribe.

It became so bad for women that many fathers buried their infant daughters alive in the sand.

They feared that if they grew up to become attractive women; they may cause shame to their fathers and their tribes if they were raped.

Women were viewed only as sex objects and the bearers of children.

Many times when a woman no longer appealed to her husband sexually; he would say to her, “you are now like my mother. I no longer desire you sexually.”

Muhammed was nothing like them. He was always concern about the less fortunate people in Mecca. He along with his friend Abu Bakr had established a group to help impoverished visitors and dwellers in Mecca.

This is what muslim.org/islam says about this time in his life, before he received the Revelation from G-D:

“Above all, his earlier life was marked by that rare characteristic, rarest of all in Arabia at the time, love of the poor, the orphan, the widow, the weak, the helpless and the slave. Before he had affluence of means, he was one of the members who took an oath to stand by the oppressed and formed themselves into a league as champions of the injured.”

(End of quote)

When he was still a young man, he developed a reputation for honesty. He was given the nickname of “Al Amin;” which meant the honest and trustworthy one.

Whenever his neighbours left Mecca, they would entrust their valuables to him for safekeeping, until they returned.

They believed that he was more trustworthy than many of their fellow Meccans.

Muhammed was a kindhearted, gentle, and compassionate Human Being.

In a society filled with coal he was a diamond.

In contrast to the average male Arab at that time he was a virgin when he got married at 25 years old. The woman he married was a widow past 40 years old.

Her name was Khadijah. Unlike the typical Arab woman; she had inherited wealth from her dead husband.

She continued her dead husband’s business.

She had heard about Muhammad’s honesty and hired him to conduct business for her on a caravan journey to Syria.

On his return he gave her the profit for the business transactions he had made on her behalf.

She was surprised by the large amount of money he gave her.

She had hired others to do the same for her in the past and never received even a half of what Muhammed gave her. Obviously they had been cheating her because she was a woman.

Khadijah was so impressed with Muhammed; that she later instructed her maid to ask Muhammed a question.

Her maid was to ask Muhammed if he would be willing to marry her mistress Khadijah.

He accepted her proposal of marriage. So at the age of 25 years old he married the 40 year old widow Khadijah.

In contrast to the typical Arab male with multiple wives, he never had another wife until after her death 25 years later.

When Muhammed was 40 years old he went to a cave in Mount Hira. This hill was above the city of Mecca.

He went there to meditate.

The Meccans had over the years, become more barbaric and brutal in their treatment of each other.

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Mount Hira

He wanted to meditate on what he could do to help change his people’s barbaric ways.

Muhammed had never prayed to the idols gods of his people.

He had sensed within his soul that there must exist a greater power. A power that caused rainfall; caused plants to grow, trees to bear fruit etc.

A power that had control over the animals, people, the land etc.

After all his father’s name was Abdullah; which meant the slave/servant of The One True G-D.

Allah was the name the Arabs called The Invisible G-D.

At that time Abdullah was an unusual name.

Very few Arabs if any, were named Abdullah.

The Arabs at that time believe that Allah was the invisible god that was very far away from Human Beings.

They believed this invisible god was totally out of touch with their everyday lives.

This invisible god couldn’t answer their prayers.

They created idol gods from wood, metal and stones that would answer their prayers rather than some invisible god that they couldn’t see.

So Muhammed was seeking help in order to help his people. And that is when the Angel Gabriel revealed the first Revelation of what would later be called the Holy Qur’an.

Muhammed heard a loud voice that said to him, “Read.”

Muhammed replied, “I don’t know how to read.”

Gabriel once again said, “Read.”

Muhammed again replied, “I don’t know how to read.”

Then as Muhammed later described it to his companions, “I felt my chest being gripped by some powerful invisible force, that prevented me from breathing easily.

Then I heard what sounded like a loud booming voice say:”

“Read (or proclaim)! With the Name of your Guardian-Lord and Protector who has created-” 

“Created mankind, out of a mere lump of congealed cells:” 

“Read (or proclaim)! And your Lord-Creator is The Most Bountiful One,-” 

“HE Who has taught (mankind) the use of the pen -” 

“Taught Mankind what they knew not.” 

(End of first Revelation to Muhammed)

He then relayed to his companions, that the strong gripping force he felt across his chest, stopped.

Frightened, he ran down the hill to his home.

Khadijah saw him entering their home, frightened and trembling. She asked him what was the matter.

He told her what had happened in the cave and that he felt something bad was happening to him. He repeated to her what had happened to him and also the words that he had heard in the cave.

She comforted him and assured him that it may not be something that was bad. She reminded him of his goodness and consideration for the welfare of others. She said that what had happened to him; could be explained by someone who had knowledge of these kinds of things.

She had a cousin who was one of a few Christians in Arabia.

His name was Waraqa Ibn Nawfal. He had been trying in vain, all of his life to teach Christianity to his fellow Arabs.

They had laughed and ridiculed him. They taunted him about the Christian’s belief that Jesus was a god.

They asked him if he could prove that Jesus was better than their idol gods

So Khadijah visited her cousin and told him what had happened to her husband, Muhammed.

This is what IslamiCity.com wrote about Waraqa’s reply: 

He cried out: “Holy! Holy! This is the Namus (The Holy Spirit) who came to Moses.

“He will be the Prophet of his people.” 

“Tell him this and bid him be brave of heart.”  

Some time later, when he met the Holy Prophet he again confirmed the truth declared by Torah and Gospel :

“I swear by Him (G-D) in whose hand Waraqa’s life is, G-D has chosen you to be the Prophet of this people.  They will call you a liar, they will persecute you, they will banish you, they will fight against you.  Oh, that I could live to those days. I would fight for thee.” 

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As he was very old, he died soon thereafter.

What he predicted would happen to Muhammed is exactly what happened.

But 23 years later he was successful in converting the majority of his people in Arabia to Al-Islam.

The first 13 years were spent appealing to his neighbours and relatives in Mecca.

The pagan leadership of Mecca tried everything they could to squash this new religion that condemned their idol gods.

Many of the early followers came from the poor and those who were slaves in the city.

Because they lacked wealth and social status they suffered more than anyone else when they accepted this new religion.

Many were tortured and some were killed.

They couldn’t kill Muhammed because he was protected by his uncle; who was one of the leading and most respected men in Mecca.

But they did everything else to Muhammed.

Once an uncle of the Prophet, named Abu Lahab, placed the bloody intestines of a slaughtered animal over his back while he was prostrate in prayer.

One woman every day would curse and throw garbage on the Prophet, as he walked past her house.

One day she wasn’t there as usual to curse Muhammed.

The Prophet knocked on her door and asked the woman’s husband, why she was absent that day.

He said his wife was confined to her bed due to illness. The Prophet wished her a speedy recovery from her illness.

When the woman heard about the Prophet’s concern for her; she never cursed or threw garbage on him again.

The pagans also led an economic boycott against the Muslims that lasted for 3 years.

No one among them sold them food or did any kind of transaction with the Muslims in Mecca.

Due to the hardship of the boycott, Muhammed’s wife Khadijah died. They had been married for 25 years.

While Muhammed and the Muslims were suffering in Mecca, their Guardian-Lord, unbeknownst to them, was preparing an opening for them.

In the city of Medina, the Arabs there had heard about Muhammed.

In Medina their city were a few Jewish tribes.

They held an economic advantage over the pagan Arabs in the city.

The Jews there always boasted about their prophets; especially Prophet Moses.

So when the Arabs in Medina heard that a fellow Arab in Mecca was claiming to be a prophet; they wanted to know more.

They sent a delegation to Mecca to find out about this prophet.

What they reported on their return was favourable about the Prophet.

They then decided to invite him and his followers to come and live in Medina.

The proposal was made to Muhammed and he agreed.

The Muslims in Mecca had to keep their plans for emigration to Medina a secret.

They left in small numbers so that the pagans wouldn’t detect their departure.

After a sizable number had left it was the Prophet’s turn to leave.

He chose his close friend Abu Bakr to travel with him.

The Meccan pagans soon learned of his departure and went looking for him.

The Prophet and his companion’s journey to Medina took longer than usual; because they had to hide from the pagans searching for them.

When they finally arrived in Medina; they were greeted by the whole city.

They made him the leader of the city much to the displeasure of the Jewish tribes.

They had been manipulating the non Jewish Arabs in Medina and they wanted to continue controlling them.

Later the Jewish tribes signed an agreement with the Prophet that they would come to the defence of Medina if it was under attack. In return their religion would be respected and no Muslim would try to convert them to Al-Islam.

Later the leaders of the Jewish tribes secretly contacted the Meccan pagans; and agreed to betray the Muslims in Medina. Their plot fail and they were banished from the city.

The physical features of these Jews were more like the Jews in Ethiopia than the Caucasian looking Jews that we see today.

The Meccan pagans were not happy that this new religion would be allowed to spread to other parts of Arabia. They led many military expeditions to Medina in order to crush the Muslims there. The majority of those military expeditions failed miserably.

The religion began to spread all over Arabia.

After 10 years in Medina the Muslims marched back to the city of Mecca.

There were 10,000 Muslim soldiers on the expedition to Mecca.

The Prophet had instructed them not to attack anyone in the city.

He had been ordered by G-D to do this; because there were many people in the city who had embraced the religion secretly but had never emigrated to Medina.

The night before they entered the city he had used a psychological ploy to frighten the pagans in the city. He had instructed every soldier to light a campfire.

From a distance it looked like there were more than 10,000 Muslims soldiers coming to the city.

Many of the pagans in Mecca ran and hid in the hills above Mecca as the Muslims entered the city.

The Prophet went to the Khaaba and with his own hands took out the idol gods from inside the Khaaba.

The idols were then destroyed.

Then the Prophet recited the following verse from the Quran:“Say, the Truth has come and falsehood gone. Verily falsehood is bound to vanish.”

Then Bilal climbed to the top of the Khaaba and made the call to prayer:

“The One True G-D, is Greater than anything or anyone” (said 4 times).

“I bear witness that there is no g-d but The One True G-D” (said twice).

“I bear witness that Muhammed is the Messenger of The One True G-D” (said twice).

“Come to prayer” (said twice).

“Come to successful cultivation of your soul” (said twice).

“The One True G-D, is Greater than anything or anyone” (said twice).

“There is no g-d, but The One True G-D” (said once).

After the Muslim prayed; the pagan leaders and the people of Mecca assembled before the Prophet.

Then Muhammed addressed them saying:

“O people of Quraish, what do you think of the treatment that I should accord you?”

And they said, “Mercy, O Prophet of The One True G-D. We expect nothing but good from you.”

Thereupon Muhammed declared:

“I speak to you in the same words as Yūsuf (Joseph) spoke to his brothers. This day there is no reproof against you; Go your way, for you are free.”

Muhammed’s prestige grew after the surrender of the Meccans. Emissaries from all over Arabia came to Medina to accept him.

He also declared according to Wikipedia.org:

“The One True G-D, has made Mecca a sanctuary since the day HE created the Heavens and the Earth, and it will remain a sanctuary by virtue of the sanctity G-d has bestowed on it until the Day of Resurrection.

It (fighting in it) was not made lawful to anyone before me. Nor will it be made lawful to anyone after me, and it was not made lawful for me except for a short period of time.

Its animals (that can be hunted) should not be chased, nor should its trees be cut, nor its vegetation or grass uprooted, nor its Luqata (most things) picked up except by one who makes a public announcement about it.”

He left Mecca the city of his birth and returned to live out the last days of his life in the city of Medina.

He passed away within a year after the conquest of Mecca.

There are a few well known persons among us today and some who have passed away, who exemplifies the kind of person that Muhammed was.

Some examples are: Pope Francis, Pope John Paul II, President Jimmy Carter, Joel Osteen, Reverend Billy Graham, 14th Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Chiara Lubich, Wallace D. Muhammed, Charles Chiniquy, President George Washington, St Francis of Assisi, and Martin Luther the Reformer.

Any Human Being who loves his Creator and want to become a better Human Being; should study the life of this wonderful Human Being.

They should not be deterred from becoming acquainted with him; because of what hate mongers say about him

The doubter and deniers of the Revelation called the Holy Qur’an had charged that the Prophet Muhammed had fabricated it.

They claimed then (and even now) that he had copied from the Torah and the Gospel.

The problem with that story is that Muhammed could neither read nor write.

In Arabia during the 7th century men and women who could read and write were very few.

The Arabs then were very good at memorizing long poetic stories; but the majority of them were not literate.

There are many verses in the Qur’an that refer to Muhammed as being ‘unlettered.’ He received the Revelation from the Angel Gabriel over a 23 years time period.

In many verses in the Qur’an the Angels gave him instructions on what to answer questions asked of him.

He was a very humble and kind hearted Human Being; who at first was afraid to speak openly against the idol worshiping of his people.

He was admonished by one of the verses in the Qur’an to give G-D’s Message publicly. And there are many other verses in the Qur’an where he was admonished by G-D for mistakes and errors in judgment that he made.

If a person fabricates something would they leave in it a retelling of their own personal errors and mistakes.

It is very hurtful for those of us who have some knowledge of the life of the noble Prophet of Islam and the Islamic religion to read the negative words and comment made by those who know nothing about him or Al-Islam.

He was the most kind hearted, and gentle person among all the Arab men.

Before his prophet-hood, his kindness and compassion for others was considered a weakness for an Arab male.

After the religion of Al-Islam became established, every Arab male strove to emulate the kind and compassionate behaviour of the Prophet Muhammed.

Later when the religion spread outside of Arabia, the people who knew of the behaviour of the Prophet relayed that information about him, to the new converts to Islam.

They in turn started to emulate the Prophet’s humble and kind hearted behaviour.

Later the behaviour and sayings of the Prophet was compiled in books. These books about the sayings and behaviour of the Prophet were called, “Hadiths.”

Over the centuries since that time many Muslim leaders all over the world, were chosen because of their knowledge of the Holy Qur’an and how close their behaviour and mannerism were to that of Prophet Muhammed.

So if people who call themselves Muslims today are behaving in a barbaric and savage way; they are not followers of the example of the noble Prophet of Al-Islam.

Bombing innocent people because they are Christians and Jews is not following the example of the noble Prophet Muhammed.

People who do these things are not Muslims.

They are hypocrites to the true teachings of Al-Islam.

*G-D instead of god which spelt backwards is dog. This is not a respectful spelling of a term to be used in reference to the Lord-Creator of the Heavens and Earth. 

THANKS FOR TAKING YOUR VALUABLE TIME, TO READ THIS ARTICLE 🙂

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African Americans Have Suffered From Caucasian American Terrorism For Over 100 Years

21 Dec

Source: African Americans Have Suffered From Caucasian American Terrorism For Over 100 Years

What my history class never told me about Lincoln’s assassination

18 Dec

Source: What my history class never told me about Lincoln’s assassination

What my history class never told me about Lincoln’s assassination (updated)

18 Dec
When I was taught American history throughout grade school, Abraham Lincoln was one of my favorite people to learn about. Since his birthday is around the corner, I think this is the perfect time to share what I have learned about situations surrounding the conspiracy that led to his assassination. I, like so many other Americans, was always told the conspiracy to assassinate one of our best Presidents was because of anger over the South losing the Civil War.  However, my research shows Lincoln’s assassination was about much more than that.
This story begins with a Roman Catholic priest, a French Canadian named Charles Chiniquy.  In October 1851, Chiniquy met with the Roman Catholic Bishop of Chicago named Vandeveld who commissioned him to found a colony of Canadian Roman Catholic immigrants south of Chicago.  Their hope was to flood the state of Illinois with so many Roman Catholics that they could “rule the government of Illinois.”1  Accompanied by six citizens of Bourbonnais, Illinois, Chiniquy chose a site in southern Kankee County, Illinois.  The settlement, christened St. Anne, was founded by Chiniquy and his immigrant followers in November 1851.
However, Chiniquy became the object of jealousy from some of his priestly peers and they unleashed several plots to hinder the progress of his settlement. 
The plots against him increased when his friend, Bishop Vandeveld of Chicago, resigned his post and was replaced as Bishop of Illinois by Bishop O’Regan. 
O’Regan saw how beautiful Chiniquy’s 11 acres of land in St. Anne were and decided that he should have them, arguing that all land owned by priests of Rome belonged to the Church and should therefore be the property of the regional bishops.
Chiniquy refused O’Regan so O’Regan spread the word that he was looking to reassign Chiniquy to another area, but he needed some justification for the move.
An evil land speculator named Peter Spink approached O’Regan in 1855 and told him he would gladly bring Chiniquy before a criminal court for fraud and theft if O’Regan would fund the suit. 
O’Regan agreed and the suit came before the Kankakee criminal court in May of that year, but Spink lost the suit.  But refusing to be denied what he wanted, O’Regan encouraged Spink to bring another criminal suit against Chiniquy, and Spink lost again in November 1855. 
However, Spink filed an appeal to the court in Urbana, Illinois for May 1856.2
This appeal prompted a stranger to approach Chiniquy to urge him to acquire the services of Abraham Lincoln.  The stranger told him “…I am a Catholic like you, and one who, like you, cannot bear any longer the tyranny of our American bishops. 
With many others, I look to you as our deliverer. …Abraham Lincoln is the best lawyer and the most honest man we have in Illinois.”3
Chiniquy asked Lincoln for his help and Lincoln agreed to work with Chiniquy’s lawyers.  Along with Spink, O’Regan asked the priests Father Lebel and Father Carthuval from Chiniquy’s neighboring parishes to testify against Chiniquy because they too hated Chiniquy. 
In May 1856, the trial was held and Abraham Lincoln poked holes in the lies these men told in court.  All the jurors, except one, wanted to find Chiniquy “not guilty” of all charges.  That one juror was an Irish Catholic who was told to vote against Chiniquy.  The jury was hung because of him and the jurors were dismissed.  Spink then asked the court to continue the prosecution and the court granted another trial set for October 1856.
While awaiting that trial, O’Regan made several attempts to get Chiniquy to quit his post, but Chiniquy refused.  And many Catholic parishioners throughout Illinois turned against O’Regan, signing petitions and writing letters to have him removed because of his greed and drunkenness. 
At the trial in October 1856, Spink and the priests Lebel and Carthuval gave every kind of damaging perjured testimony they could against Chiniquy.  Lincoln was able to tear down many of their lies, but was doubtful the jury could easily dismiss enough of their testimony to find Chiniquy not guilty, so Lincoln urged Chiniquy, “The only way to be sure of a favorable verdict tomorrow is, that God Almighty would take our part and show your innocence!  Go to him and pray, for He alone can save you.”4
So that night, Chiniquy prayed and cried out to God from 11 pm to 3 am.  He got his breakthrough that night.  Lincoln knocked on his door at 3 am and gave him good news.  A witness came forward named Philomene Moffatt who related to Lincoln and gave sworn testimony that she witnessed firsthand the plot to destroy Chiniquy. 
After reading the Chicago newspapers which predicted Chiniquy would surely be found guilty, Miss Moffatt took a train from Chicago to Urbana to tell everything she knew when she saw Spink and the priests concocting their schemes.
Later that day Spink dropped his suit and Lincoln gave his comments in court on how evil and upsetting the plot against Chiniquy was.  With the trial over, there was much rejoicing but it was soon overshadowed by another reality. 
Chiniquy knew that things would not go well for Lincoln’s future because there were several high ranking Jesuits from Chicago and St. Louis in the courtroom who were clearly enraged at the turn of events and at Lincoln putting them to open shame in a public courtroom.  
Chiniquy warned Lincoln to be careful and that he feared for Lincoln’s life, to which Lincoln replied, “I know that Jesuits never forget nor forsake. But man must not care how and where he dies, provided he dies at the post of honor and duty.”5
According to Chiniquy, papal Rome had always hated the U.S. because of our Constitution and the liberties that are guaranteed by it.  These liberties stand in the way of their quest for unfettered power over the masses.  So the destruction of America as a democratic republic has been one of its main goals. 
When Abraham Lincoln ran for President, Rome was enraged and flooded the American media with all of the negative views they could muster against their enemy Lincoln.  Nevertheless, Lincoln became President in 1861.
The papacy then instituted a backup plan by urging the Southern states of the U.S. to secede and attack the North with devoted Catholic Jefferson Davis as their president. 
The Pope was the only world leader at the time to recognize Jefferson Davis as leader of a legitimate government.  With the papacy promising to back their efforts, General Beauregard fired the first shot of America’s Civil War on April 12, 1861 at Fort Sumter.
 This was the papacy’s chance to rid the world of the United States, or so they thought.
Chiniquy, having connections to Rome in the 1860s even though he had surrendered his life to Christ and had become Protestant, was able to uncover several plots by the Jesuits against President Lincoln and was able to warn him. 
In the meantime, the Jesuits ran a campaign of misinformation in American newspapers by saying Lincoln was born Roman Catholic and was baptized by a priest.  Lincoln, of course, was never Catholic, but Chiniquy revealed to Lincoln that the reason behind the stories was that the canons of the Roman Catholic Church stated it was perfectly fine for any Catholic to murder anyone who had defected from the Catholic Church. 
This was, in effect, a call for any Catholic fanatic to kill the President.
President Lincoln in his conversations with his friend Charles Chiniquy expressed how honored he was to be leader of the U.S., what a privilege it was to be able to free millions of slaves in the same way Moses led the Hebrews to freedom, how he loved the Lord Jesus and his word, and like Moses, how he knew he would not be able to see the Promised Land. 
In spite of what Lincoln knew would be his impending death, Chiniquy saw that Lincoln was at peace.
After Lincoln’s assassination, Chiniquy compiled facts from the trials of the conspirators and other information to show how the Jesuits put Lincoln in their cross-hairs.  The Jesuits met often at the house of Mary Surratt and were the friends and confessors of the Surratts and John Wilkes Booth, who were all Catholic.  Dr. Mudd who tended to Booth’s broken leg and Richard H. Garrett, who hid Booth in his barn, were also devout Catholics.
At their trials, the conspirators admitted the Jesuits trained them not only to kill, but how to perjure themselves.  It was also brought out that Jefferson Davis promised them a million dollars to kill Lincoln.
Before his death, Booth wrote: “I can never repent, though we hated to kill.  Our country owed all our troubles to him [Lincoln], and God simply made me the instrument of his punishment.”6
Although the conspirators in their testimonies admitted religious reasons for their conspiracy, all mention of religion concerning the conspiracy has been erased from the history books in America.
…yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. [John 16:2]
–posted by Harry A. Gaylord–
1. Chiniquy, Charles. Fifty Years in the Church of Rome. Abridged ed. Chick Publications, 1886, reprint 1985, p. 214.
2. Ibid., p. 261. 3. Ibid., p. 262. 4. Ibid., p. 275. 5. Ibid., p. 281. 6. Ibid., p. 309

The following is from reformation.org:

The Vatican HATED the U.S. before the fall of the Papal States!!

Before the fall of the Papal States in 1870, the Vatican HATED the United States and its Constitution. The U.S. was a haven for many of the refugees who fled Europe after the Revolution of 1848. Garibaldi and Gazazzi were welcomed as HEROES by the Protestant U.S. Many in the U.S. supported the liberation of Italy and contributed to its success with soldiers and money.

The Vatican NEVER forgave the U.S. for that support to the liberators.

Thank God we didn’t have the 20th Amendment when Lincoln won the election. He needed a lot of time to select patriotic and qualified men to help him save the Union. If the 25th Amendment was in force then there would be no United States today!!

Letter to the Pope from Jefferson Davis
“RICHMOND, September 23, 1863.
VERY VENERABLE SOVEREIGN PONTIFF

“The letters which you have written to the clergy of New Orleans and New York have been communicated to me, and I have read with emotion the deep grief therein expressed for the ruin and devastation caused by the war which is now being waged by the United States against the States and people which have selected me as their President, and your orders to your clergy to exhort the people to peace and charity.

I am deeply sensible of the Christian charity which has impelled you to this reiterated appeal to the clergy.

It is for this reason that I feel it my duty to express personally, and in the name of the Confederate States, our gratitude for such sentiments of Christian good feeling and love, and to assure Your Holiness that the people, threatened even on their own hearths with the most cruel oppression and terrible carnage, is desirous now, as it has always been, to see the end of this impious war; that we have ever addressed prayers to Heaven for that issue which Your Holiness now desires; that we desire none of our enemy’s possessions, but that we fight merely to resist the devastation of our country and the shedding of our best blood, and to force them to let us live in peace under the protection of our own institutions, and under our laws, which not only insure to every one the enjoyment of his temporal rights, but also the free exercise of his religion.

I pray Your Holiness to accept, on the part of myself and the people of the Confederate States, our sincere thanks for your efforts in favor of peace. May the Lord preserve the days of Your Holiness, and keep you under His divine protection.

(Signed) “JEFFERSON DAVIS.”

The Pope’s reply
“ILLUSTRIOUS AND HONORABLE PRESIDENT, salutation:

We have just received with all suitable welcome the persons sent by you to place in our hands your letter, dated 23d of September last.

Not slight was the pleasure we experienced when we learned, from those persons and the letter, with what feelings of joy and gratitude you were animated, illustrious and honorable President, as soon as you were informed of our letters to our venerable brother John, Archbishop of New York, and John, Archbishop of New Orleans, dated the 18th of October of last year, and in which we have with all our strength excited and exhorted those venerable brothers that, in their episcopal piety and solicitude, they should endeavor, with the most ardent zeal, and in our name, to bring about the end of the fatal civil war which has broken out in those countries, in order that the American people may obtain peace and concord, and dwell charitably together.

It is particularly agreeable to us to see that you, illustrious and honorable President, and your people, are animated with the same desires of peace and tranquility which we have in our letters inculcated upon our venerable brothers.

May it please God at the same time to make the other peoples of America and their rulers, reflecting seriously how terrible is civil war, and what calamities it engenders, listen to the inspirations of a calmer spirit, and adopt resolutely the part of peace.

As for us, we shall not cease to offer up the most fervent prayers to God Almighty, that He may pour out upon all the people of America the spirit of peace and charity, and that He will stop the great evils which afflict them.

We, at the same time, beseech the God of pity to shed abroad upon you the light of His grace, and attach you to us by a perfect friendship. ” Given at Rome, at St. Peter’s, the 3d of December, 1863, of our Pontificate 18. (Signed) “.Plus IX.”

From the book, A Memoir of Jefferson Davis in two volumes, completed by his wife Varina Davis after his death. According to that book the main hope of the Confederate States lay in the military intervention of foreign countries. This letter gave de facto recognition to the Rebellion. President Lincoln on reading it exclaimed!

“This letter of the Pope has entirely changed the nature and ground of the war.”

As king of the Papal States, the Pope was the only foreign power to do so. After this letter was published, President Lincoln was visited by a close friend (ex-priest Charles Chiniquy). Chiniquy tells us what transpired:

“My dear President I answered, it is just that letter which brought me to your presence again.

That letter is a poisoned arrow thrown by the Pope at you personally; it is your death warrant.

Before the letter, every Catholic could see that their church as a whole was against this free Republic.

However, a good number of liberty-loving Irish, German and French Catholics, following more the instincts of their noble nature than the degrading principles of their church, enrolled themselves under the banners of liberty, and have fought like heroes.

To detach these men from the rank and file of the Northern armies, and force them to help the cause of the rebellion, became the main object of the Jesuits.

Secret pressing letters were addressed from Rome to the bishops, ordering them to weaken your armies by detaching those men from you.

The bishops refused; for they would be exposing themselves as traitors and be shot.

But they advised the Pope to acknowledge, at once, the legitimacy of the Southern republic, and to take Jeff Davis under his supreme protection, by a letter, which would be read everywhere.

That letter tell every Roman Catholic that you are a bloodthirsty tyrant fighting against a government which the infallible and holy Pope of Rome recognizes as legitimate.

The Pope, by this letter, tells his blind slaves that you are outraging the God of heaven and earth, by continuing such a bloody.

By this letter of the Pope to Jeff Davis you are not only an apostate, as you were thought before, whom every man had the right to kill, according to the canonical laws of Rome: but you are more vile, criminal and cruel that the horse thief, the public bandit, and the lawless brigand, robber and murderer.

And my dear President, this is not a fancy imagination on my part, it is the unanimous explanation given me by a great number of the priests of Rome, with whom I have had occasion to speak on that subject.

In the name of God, and in the name of our dear country, which is in so much need of your services, I plead that you pay more attention to protect your precious life, and not continue to expose it as you have done till now.”

The Pope’s poison pen letter caused massive Roman Catholic desertions from the Union army

The Papal poison pen had proved more helpful to the South than if the Pope had sent whole battalions into the field:

Nationality
# of enlistees
Percent
Native Americans
1,523,000
 
75.48
 
Germans
177,800
 
8.76
 
Irish
144,200
 
7.14
 
British-American
53,500
 
2.60
 
English
45,000
 
2.26
 
Other foreigners
74,800
 
3.76
 
Desertions:
Germans
Native Americans
Irish
All others
16%
0.5%
72%
0.7%

The above figures indicate that out of every 10,000 Irish enlistees —almost all Catholics —there were over 33 times as many desertions as among all the other groups put together.

(End of article)

The book, Fifty Years in the Church of Rome by Charles Chiniquy is an excellent read.

It was written in the late 19th century, and I was surprised by the revelations of the immoral behaviour of some members of the Catholic church during that era.

Charles Chiniquy a former Roman Catholic priest; argued against the practise of ‘people making confessions to priest’.

He stated his belief that confessions of one’s sins; should only be made to The Creator, and not to any Human Being.

He believed that the practise of the Confessional; led to the corruption of many priests.

CIVIL WAR

The desertion of many Caucasian soldiers, among the army of the North is the reason why they were desperate for new recruits.

And once again they turned to the men of African descent (free and slave) to save the United States of America.

Just like they did during the French and Indian war, the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

Read also:  https://chiniquy.wordpress.com/2016/02/11/confederate-presidents-wife-was-of-african-descent/

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The above picture is of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his African American wife Varina Howell Davis.

Also read about the participation of men of African descent in the Civil War:

https://chiniquy.wordpress.com/…/the-american-civil-war/