Republished from December 19, 2019
Those of us who know history are familiar with accounts of man's inhumanity to his fellow man. Indeed, over the last 2,000 years each century has been more murderous than the previous one.
We understand that Communism is a ruthless killing machine and ideology that must be resisted at all costs, even as so many of our youth foolishly embrace it under the mistaken guise of "social justice."
There are historical and modern events that cast Islam equally as ruthless and deadly: An "ideology wrapped in a religion," to quote Winston Churchill.
Traveling back in time, we must acknowledge the abiding horror of the slavery practiced by Muslims upon hapless black Africans – a searing crime which has existed since Islam's founding in the 7th century.
While the anti-slavery abolitionist movements in Europe and North America began their epic movement to end slavery during the 19th century, there was barely any opposition to slavery as practiced within the Muslim world.
Nation of Islam leader, Louis Farrakhan, while continuing to spew his vile racist and bigoted words against Christians and Jews, refuses to admit to what Islam has perpetrated down the dark centuries of mans' inhumanity to his fellow man. As an African American, as an avowed Muslim and as a defender of Arab terrorism, his silence is hideously revealing.
It is particularly sad that so many African Americans routinely espouse Islam and take Arab names while ignoring or being utterly ignorant of the Muslim Arab slave trade; even though it led to the deaths and slavery of untold millions of their African ancestors.
Even after Britain outlawed the slave trade in 1807 and Europe abolished the slave trade in 1815, Muslims continued their ghastly trade and enslaved millions of Africans. Throughout African villages the ever-present threat of approaching Arab slave traders sent terror into the hearts of men, women and children.
Possibly as many as 11 million Africans were transported across the Atlantic. Some 95% went to South and Central America, mainly to Portuguese, Spanish and French possessions and 5% of the slaves went to the United States.
In our politically correct (PC) colleges of 'lower learning,' criticism of whites because of their involvement in slavery has become obligatory. But try to find a university that even teaches about the killing and enslavement of Africans by Muslim Arabs. Few if any exist.
According to Bill Warner, Director of the Center for Studies of Political Islam, most Blacks will only acknowledge the slave trade by Whites. He wrote:
"They fail to admit to the broad scope of world slave history that includes the slavery by Islam of Europeans and Hindus. For them, slavery of millions of Hindus by Muslims never happened. White and European slavery by Muslims? It never happened. Slavery on the East coast of Africa and the transportation of millions of blacks to the Muslim world? It never happened. A massive slave trade through the Sahara into North Africa? It never happened. Black eunuchs at the Medina mosque? It never happened."
Students are thus never educated about the enormous catalog of misery and enslavement perpetrated by Muslim slavers over the centuries; that would be too much of an inconvenient truth.
How can so many black leaders ignore Islam's sinful violence in Africa? Why aren't more black columnists, writers, professors, or ministers speaking out? They are either ignorant or in total denial – thus serving Islam with their silence. For instance. you will never hear the anti-American and Somali born, Ilhan Omar (D-MN), ever condemn the horrors of Islam's atrocious enslavement of black Africans.
One thing whites and blacks have in common is that their ancestors were enslaved by Islam, but today both are mostly too ignorant to know about it. Meanwhile the leftwing media and leftist intellectuals line up as so many ignoramuses. I have long since come to the realization that being an intellectual does not necessarily confer intelligence.
While two out of every three slaves shipped across the Atlantic were men, the proportions were reversed in the Muslim slave trade. Two women for every man were enslaved by the Muslims. Although 10% of the slaves crossing the Atlantic died, the Muslim slave trade bringing Africans to the Arab occupied Middle East was infinitely worse with a mortality rate as high as 80 to 90 per cent.
It has been reported that the slaves in the Americas and West Indies were primarily put to work in agriculture. In contrast those hapless Africans, mostly women and young boys, brought to the Middle East from Africa ended up as sexual slaves in harems, while the boys were invariably castrated and made to serve as eunuchs – if they survived.
In America, most political 'thinkers' do not even recognize Islam as a political and ideological force and too many fellow Americans thus slide into dangerous ignorance and apathy, while Islamic Sharia law increasingly infiltrates our Republic and subverts the Constitution.© Victor Sharpe
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