One of the messages of Hajj is that it recognizes no difference among humans on the basis of race but rather is more concerned with personal integrity.
The Quran recognizes ‘no superiority of a white person over a black person.’ That notion, radical in 7th-century Arab society of slavery – remains.
But what I am positive about is that these three million attendees can serve as a role model for peace, as a demonstration for brotherhood and as a proof that human beings can humble themselves and put their differences aside. At this critical stage in the life of our Umma, we ask Allah to make us – through the Hajj season – a role model for peace, brotherhood, and love between humans.
How did the Prophet oppose all forms of racism, and accordingly lay the basis for justice and social unity? Based on Islam’s recipe, what does justice really mean?
In physical appearance, Abu Bakr was a slender man with a slightly bent waist t. He was very gentle and tender-hearted. He was an eloquent reciter …