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Submitted by Saladin (Australia), Nov 8, 2010 at 05:11

what was your point in writing this article? Yes...blacks fought for Islam...so did turks, circassians, berbers, and europeans in the form of slave soldiers of the ottomans which included serbian and albanian soldiers.....so what..............Islam is not owned by any race....the Arabs played their role in history and passed on the torch of Islam to the other races of the middle east.....isnt that amazing....unfortunately europe or asia or even africa does not have an equivalent system or history of this amazing unity

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