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Has no one told Blacks about Islamic slave traders?

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Submitted by Reef Diver (United States), Mar 15, 2006 at 00:43

I've long found it ironic that the Nation of Islam attracts blacks to Islam while vilifying the American white man for his role in slavery and black suppression, when the Islamic Arabs (and black) ran much of the slave trade in Africa and did so up until something like 1911. In the process its estimated they killed a majority of some 14 million Africans killed in the slave trade. Its was over 300,000 union white men who gave their lives in part to end slavery and even today get little credit from groups such as NOI for doing so. To watch blacks embrace Islam is quite puzzling. Is it ignorance that breeds hatred or hatred that breeds ignorance?
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