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Submitted by Mr lee X slave (United States), Feb 8, 2014 at 16:10

Is normative Islam speaking with a arabic accent while being born and raised in New Orleans. Is normative Islam being a sucicide bomber. My question is Is being a NORMATIVE Muslim being a arab?

If that is the case this nation is full of Non-normative christians

If you want to label Us simply call Us The Black Muslims, or Protestant Muslims, or simply MUSLIMS.

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Anyone can be a member of normative Islam. It's the religion that dates back to the 7th century and considers Muhammad of Mecca to be its prophet.

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