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If the King of Pop[, Michael Jackson,] Converts to Islam

by Daniel Pipes
New York Sun
March 7, 2006

Michael Jackson, the king of pop, is "on the verge" of converting to Islam, CBS News reported last week. If that's true, it fits into a recurring and important African-American pattern.

Rumors of Mr. Jackson's conversion first surfaced in November 2003, a month after his arrest on child-molestation charges. Saeed Shabazz, a reporter for the Nation of Islam's publication, The Final Call, announced that Mr. Jackson had joined the organization. He added that NoI's leader, Louis Farrakhan, "sees a lot of spirituality in Michael." But the Nation of Islam denied this connection and the topic quickly faded.

It resurfaced only after Mr. Jackson's acquittal of the molestation charges in June 2005. By October he had moved to Bahrain, living in a spare palace belonging to Crown Prince Salman ibn Hamed Khalifa. Mr. Jackson's lawyer described him as "living permanently" in the tiny Persian Gulf island state with just 363,000 Bahraini subjects and half again as many foreigners.

In November came the news of Mr. Jackson donating "a huge amount of money" to build a mosque near his new residence. The Khaleej Times newspaper explained that the mosque "would be designated for learning the principles and teachings of Islam as well as teaching of English language, for which high-standard teachers would be brought from United States under his personal supervision."

Michael Jackson in Muslim women's clothing

In January, a Bahraini business, AAJ Holdings, announced it had hired Mr. Jackson as an entertainment consultant. In addition, Mr. Jackson was spotted leaving a Bahraini shopping mall wearing a black veil, black gloves, and a black robe (called the abaya). To avoid publicity, in other words, he dressed like an Islamist woman.

Given Mr. Jackson's famous eccentricities, it is unclear what his Bahraini venture amounts to, but if he does convert to Islam, he will be following a path in place since the late 1940s, of African-Americans under stress turning to some form of Islam. Their ranks include some notable high-profile cases:

  • Malcolm X: the Nation of Islam leader converted while serving time in prison in 1948.
  • Tawana Brawley: the much-publicized hoaxer converted after the exposure of her claim of being gang raped by white men.
  • Benjamin Chavis: the head of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People converted after his scandal-ridden eviction.
  • John Allen Muhammad: the Beltway Sniper converted after a bruising divorce.
  • Henry Tillman: the Olympic gold-medal heavyweight boxing medalist converted while in prison on charges of murder.
  • Mike Tyson: the heavyweight boxing champion converted while in prison, serving time for rape.
  • James Ujaama: the celebrated community activist who had battled drugs and prostitution converted to Islam at a time of career problems; he later pleaded guilty of conspiring to help the Taliban.

Also, O.J. Simpson, the football star accused of murdering his wife, recalls, "when I was incarcerated I read the Koran," but he apparently did not go on to convert.

Mr. Farrakhan has won himself much attention by ostentatiously backing well-known American blacks who find themselves in trouble, such as he did for Michael Jackson after the 2003 arrest. Other figures include:

  • Marion Barry, the mayor of Washington, convicted for illegal drug consumption.
  • Alcee Hastings, an impeached Federal judge in Florida.
  • Gus Savage, a U.S. congressman from Illinois, charged with sexual harassment.
  • George Stallings, a Catholic priest accused of child molestation.

Also, during the high-profile 2004 trial of Lionel Tate, then the youngest-ever American sentenced to life in prison without parole (for killing a little girl when he was 12 years old), the Nation of Islam (according to the Palm Beach Post) stationed about 20 "black men dressed in sleek suits and bow ties" in the courthouse. Their leaders "spoke with the teen's attorneys, offering advice on security."

These and other examples establish Islam – in both its normative and Nation variants – as a leading solace for African-Americans in need. That helps explain why the United States has by far the largest Muslim convert population in the Western world (about 750,000 adherents). Each black public figure who converts to Islam or accepts Nation of Islam support creates an added impetus for other blacks to change religions, a pattern that has also emerged in other Western countries.

Thus do the actions of an erratic celebrity in distant Bahrain have significant consequences.

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March 7, 2006 update: For background information on this topic, plus updates, see my weblog entry, "Michael Jackson and Blacks in Stress Who Convert to Islam."

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Re who cares if he converted to islam [87 words]

Salaheddine ElAyoubi May 19, 2007 23:26

Allah knows better... [110 words]

Diane Apr 21, 2007 06:56

  yeah [31 words]

Farv Apr 25, 2007 22:04

MJ converts? [26 words]

Suza Rafaeli Apr 17, 2007 23:21

  not a blind follower [32 words]

1 Apr 25, 2007 22:21

A lot of lies [123 words]

Zulqarnan Rehman Apr 17, 2007 08:21

how much they paid him this time?? [77 words]

mahmoud Apr 12, 2007 04:46

  really sincere [32 words]

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a revert!!! [23 words]

ahmed hante Apr 7, 2007 03:10

proud to be muslim [158 words]

sameera Mar 2, 2007 21:40

it's his choice [33 words]

ahmed Ayad Jan 28, 2007 19:27

Michael is being persecuted by the elite [150 words]

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  michael jackson=muslim=good [38 words]

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Regret [15 words]

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  Regret [140 words]

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1 Apr 25, 2007 22:29

i am happy for michael [35 words]

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Michael Jackson, real muslims dont dress like women... [113 words]

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  I LOVE YOU MICHEL JACKSON [113 words]

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  for those against islam and for the commentaries making generalizations [226 words]

amal Dec 19, 2006 07:46

  Michael Jackson will be judged according to his belief within his heart not on his visual appearance! [81 words]

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  to amal [208 words]

wiqas Jan 15, 2007 05:25

  Okay, I thought about it a little, as you asked [89 words]

James Mar 4, 2007 23:13

Muslims promote hate. [83 words]

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  correction [7 words]

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  Truly Henry you are the one with Hate [292 words]

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  hisham answer this simple question [291 words]

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  Jackson, think first.... before you leap into the fire [138 words]

Jackson 5 Oct 15, 2006 04:45

  not fair religion [77 words]

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  HEY YOU JACKSON 5 ... [123 words]

ANAS Habib Oct 18, 2006 11:16

  Islam does not promote hate. People promote hate. [739 words]

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  Islam [133 words]

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  ISLAM IS NOT A COPYCAT - to Jackson 5.. [280 words]

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  Islam promotes hate??? [137 words]

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  Fake Religions??? [122 words]

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1 Apr 25, 2007 22:18

  Sad [92 words]

Radhouane May 28, 2007 15:12

  islam promote love, hence MJ made the right choice of becoming a muslim [47 words]

monsur abdulraheem May 29, 2007 07:46

  Islam and the Muslims does'nt promote hate...Henry [293 words]

Taimoor Ahmed Jun 16, 2007 18:55

If the King of Pop Convrts to Islam [33 words]

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  You can have him. [119 words]

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  kING OF POP IF CONVERTS TO ISLAM !! [47 words]

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Arabs muslims looting raping and killing black muslims in Darfur (Sudan) [25 words]

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Michael Jackson, Mohammed Ali, and the Shari'a [196 words]

Mohammed Apr 6, 2006 23:59

  re: [56 words]

true believer Apr 24, 2006 08:27

How Americans view the 'King of pop' [41 words]

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Bilal (slave) was first convert to islam [203 words]

Bilal Mar 30, 2006 11:39

  Bilal, was no slave... [131 words]

charlie bins Jul 12, 2006 22:30

  Mohammed wasn't black. [73 words]

none Oct 23, 2006 14:03

Islam's scriptures [92 words]

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  Weinberg? [123 words]

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Christianity could not show them the right path... [36 words]

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  Jason hides the truth [136 words]

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Notes to Jose and Baneeskhan [160 words]

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  Jesus- The word of God! [106 words]

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  Paul, the founder of Christianity [83 words]

Akbar May 11, 2006 10:30

  JESUS CHRIST the founder of CHRISTianity. [170 words]

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SoapScumBuildup Jun 7, 2006 22:23

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HARRAK Mar 19, 2006 12:42

Sufist Conversions are not the same as Salafist Conversions [264 words]

GK Mar 18, 2006 04:35

  every race was slaves at one time of another.... [68 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 20, 2006 02:35

Add on [12 words]

Yoven Mar 17, 2006 16:40

Can't Tell Victims From Victimizers Without A Program? [86 words]

orange yonason Mar 14, 2006 00:10

answering the Dhimmi and unveiling Octavio... [563 words]

HARRAK Mar 13, 2006 22:52

If the King of Pop Converts to Islam [275 words]

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Blacks and Islam [104 words]

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  If blacks only knew [189 words]

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  Arabs more racist than Whites [46 words]

Alexis Mar 16, 2006 09:45

  A COMMENT ON THE COMMENT OF Alex. [113 words]

jonny Mar 16, 2006 17:05

  Come Into My Parlor, Said The Muslim To The "King Of Pop." [455 words]

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  a reply to the article by orange yonason -if you knew how muslims treat slaves [662 words]

jonny Mar 17, 2006 09:30

  Muhammad sold Black Slaves [48 words]

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  It Never Ceases To Amuse Me [330 words]

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orange yonason Mar 19, 2006 02:24

  Islam & Slaves [72 words]

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  ahlaam [15 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 21, 2006 09:01

  re: ahlaam [104 words]

furelise Mar 23, 2006 04:36

  Many Wrong Facts [454 words]

Amr Mar 25, 2006 05:35

  Why do blacks continue to be Christian? [122 words]

Akbar Mar 27, 2006 13:36

  Are Arabs more racist then whites? [57 words]

Akbar Mar 27, 2006 13:44

  Did white Christians enslave blacks? [60 words]

Akbar Mar 27, 2006 13:49

  furlise [99 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 27, 2006 22:17

  amr [29 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 27, 2006 22:24

  re: furelise [126 words]

Taj Ashaheed Mar 28, 2006 01:04

  White Christians freed slaves [54 words]

Jason Mar 30, 2006 11:17

  SLAVERY DONE BY WHITE CHRISTIANS DEHUMANIZED BLACKS [126 words]

AKBAR Mar 31, 2006 13:01

  Christians/slavery/emanicipation [180 words]

Taj Ashaheed Apr 3, 2006 19:33

  muhammed (pbuh) never kept slaves [34 words]

Yusuf khan Niazi Apr 8, 2006 18:57

  Islamic racism in Sudan, against black Africans [548 words]

Non Muslim, Not Innocent Apr 19, 2006 08:09

  Don't wash your hands off, And don't try to twist History. You were ad bad as the white man if not worse. [872 words]

black kaffir Apr 24, 2006 07:49

  watered down version [68 words]

Yahya Sep 26, 2006 16:12

  UN, Do SOMETHING! [40 words]

ubah Dec 3, 2006 00:17

  give arguments or keep your story [36 words]

Salaheddine ElAyoubi May 19, 2007 23:46

Question to Richard lion heart and AnneM [431 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 10, 2006 20:57

  To BaneeshKan: Answers [181 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 11, 2006 16:20

  Sorry Richard [312 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 11, 2006 21:03

  Answer to Baneeshkhan Question to Richard Lion Heart [38 words]

Infidel Mar 12, 2006 01:07

  To Baneeshkhan: Jesus sent Paul and Peter to the gentiles [282 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 12, 2006 01:09

  Sorry, Baneeskhan [24 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 12, 2006 05:32

  Answer to fidel [98 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 12, 2006 20:17

  Question to Richard Lion heart [31 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 12, 2006 21:02

  To Baneeskhan: stop your blasphemy against Jesus [117 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 13, 2006 06:30

  Baneeskhan, the fundamentalist [234 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 13, 2006 06:44

  Answer to Octavio Jhonson [415 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 13, 2006 23:08

  Baneeskhan is like Tariq Ramadan [98 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 14, 2006 03:42

  Response to your questions [44 words]

Erik Mar 14, 2006 13:55

  Thats his business, he can convert to anything. [51 words]

Richard Mar 16, 2006 10:40

  Did Jesus send Paul? [110 words]

Akbar Mar 27, 2006 15:37

old jewish proverb [28 words]

gary Mar 10, 2006 19:43

  very good proverb [7 words]

Harrak Mar 11, 2006 18:16

Bader S Response to Bisvas and Muddled Jewish History [393 words]

Infidel Mar 10, 2006 17:15

  Infidel - Muddled Jewish history [516 words]

faqi Mar 11, 2006 02:00

  Infidel's muddled history [887 words]

Bader S Mar 11, 2006 06:48

  Infidel's muddled history [419 words]

Bader S Mar 12, 2006 01:54

  Lies about Jewish history and Israel [198 words]

Jason Mar 13, 2006 08:25

  Response to Bader S [116 words]

Infidel Mar 13, 2006 21:10

  Response to Infidel [135 words]

Bader S Mar 14, 2006 01:53

  Bader S Our Preeminent Historian [125 words]

Infidel Mar 21, 2006 14:16

Michael Jackson and Reply to Laura [76 words]

Peter J. Herz Mar 10, 2006 09:56

  Tourorism [190 words]

anonymouse Mar 10, 2006 15:59

  anonymouse - the answer is simple [157 words]

Pat Mar 10, 2006 17:14

  conversions and propaganda [92 words]

G.Bisvas Mar 11, 2006 05:49

  Mohammad not illiterate [562 words]

jason Mar 13, 2006 13:56

  The miracle of Muhammed may peace be upon him [416 words]

jonny Mar 17, 2006 15:27

  To Jonny: Muhammad told many lies [212 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 18, 2006 01:06

  Jonny, please get your facts straight [499 words]

Jason Mar 22, 2006 13:33

So called Islamic science - to Mu'een Ud Deen et.al. [1020 words]

faqi Mar 9, 2006 22:44

  OUTSTANDING! [148 words]

Daniel Mar 10, 2006 07:41

  So called Islamic science - to faqi [226 words]

Bader S Mar 10, 2006 10:08

  Thank you Sir. [41 words]

Yoven Mar 10, 2006 13:08

  HADITHS HAVE A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HEALTH AND MEDECINE [1001 words]

Abdullah A. Mar 10, 2006 18:44

  To Bader, Golden period of islam ended with the rise of islamic fanaticism [96 words]

Hisham Mar 10, 2006 19:13

  science/advance [154 words]

ben dean Mar 10, 2006 20:01

  To Bader: What golden age? [158 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 11, 2006 00:39

  To Hisham Re: Golden Period [222 words]

Bader S Mar 11, 2006 17:04

  Scientific breakthroughs made in the Islamic Age [254 words]

Bader S Mar 11, 2006 18:03

  To Abdullah A. re: Hadith [116 words]

Rashid Mar 12, 2006 11:34

  To Faqi - a friend [5014 words]

Mu'een Ud Deen (Helper of faith) Mar 13, 2006 10:00

Science & Islam - reply to Mu'een Ud Deen [445 words]

faqi Mar 9, 2006 21:49

  Bravo Faqi [21 words]

Daouad Mar 10, 2006 11:16

  Quran and science [182 words]

Mamdouh M. Mar 10, 2006 14:30

  Opened antisemitism on a garbage website [132 words]

Harrak Mar 11, 2006 13:29

MICHAEL JACKSON CONVERTS TO ISLAM [148 words]

SUZI CLARK Mar 9, 2006 19:57

Now he can claim Islamophobia!! [71 words]

Dinesh Patel Mar 9, 2006 12:03

  i dont think so... [32 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 9, 2006 17:40

  Now I can claim you walk on four.. Patel [131 words]

HARRAK Mar 9, 2006 19:13

  Harrak you talk but you say nothing [170 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 10, 2006 00:35

  Where is the answer! [143 words]

HARRAK Mar 11, 2006 09:57

  Harrak, re : where is the answer [455 words]

Rashid Mar 11, 2006 19:16

  Harrak Baby talk [107 words]

PCMadness Mar 11, 2006 22:23

  Rachid, you opened an interesting discussion! [467 words]

HARRAK Mar 12, 2006 13:52

  For Harrak: "Some suras do not need tafsir...that I also agree" You are kidding me...Just name one sura [114 words]

dhimmi no more Mar 13, 2006 06:20

  What is Islamophobia? [174 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 13, 2006 15:43

  i agree... [33 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 13, 2006 19:23

  Re: I agree [43 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 14, 2006 06:26

  An other reply for dhimmi no more RE: two different gods.. [114 words]

HARRAK Mar 16, 2006 13:36

  Harrak the slave of allah [526 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 18, 2006 01:41

  we care about any one who will be a moslem [25 words]

Mohamed Mar 16, 2007 20:07

Don't Judge [54 words]

Salman Mar 9, 2006 03:08

  Don't Judge [56 words]

Kamath Mar 9, 2006 08:31

  Yes; Judge! [60 words]

sanjay Mar 9, 2006 11:31

  Michael Jackson - Don't Judge - Et Al [56 words]

Heather Clark Mar 10, 2006 02:33

  sanjay [196 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 10, 2006 08:41

  Sure, lets judge [40 words]

Bader S Mar 10, 2006 12:59

  To Salman [120 words]

Dinesh Patel Mar 12, 2006 06:31

Block access of Muslim clerics to US jails. [90 words]

Markus Mar 9, 2006 02:09

  UK Prison Problem [169 words]

Dinesh Patel Mar 12, 2006 06:40

If the King of Pop Converts to Islam [3 words]

faqi Mar 9, 2006 01:27

Huh?!? What?!? [29 words]

Mr. Ray Mar 9, 2006 00:05

Jacko's Islamist outfit "a mercy to all mankind" [18 words]

Ben van de Polder Mar 8, 2006 23:45

What about Sammy?? [30 words]

Wayne Mar 8, 2006 23:32

  wayne [109 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 11, 2006 04:44

The King of Pop in Bahrain [56 words]

Heather Clark Mar 8, 2006 23:11

  Re: Your Prediction [35 words]

sanjay Mar 9, 2006 14:04

He'll be in worse shape then ever. [124 words]

rench Mar 8, 2006 17:32

  Fruitcake [23 words]

jakman Mar 11, 2006 05:08

Why is he in Middle East? [101 words]

Pigfoot Mar 8, 2006 15:47

Feeding off of minorities [23 words]

Donna Summer Mar 8, 2006 15:24

A man of many loves and faiths [104 words]

Michael Bernet Mar 8, 2006 13:24

Black American converts to Islam [152 words]

Ken M Mar 8, 2006 13:13

  Islam [222 words]

Isabella Apr 13, 2006 20:11

Why? [243 words]

John Mar 8, 2006 12:13

  Johnny You are Good! [59 words]

Minhaj uddin Mar 9, 2006 01:05

  Read the Qur'an... [94 words]

dancer Mar 9, 2006 04:50

Michael Jackson in Muslim women's clothing! [48 words]

Kamath Mar 8, 2006 09:25

Michael Who Cares [99 words]

Joy M Mar 8, 2006 08:45

  Religion [119 words]

John R Mar 8, 2006 22:23

Michael Jackson [40 words]

Karen Mar 8, 2006 08:32

  Ah, but the guilty party.... [71 words]

dancer Mar 8, 2006 17:46

King of Pop Becomming a Muslim? [225 words]

Ed Gordon Mar 8, 2006 03:19

More on Mike's conversion [77 words]

Mark Mar 8, 2006 01:42

  more conversions... [44 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 8, 2006 09:25

where are the church leaders? [88 words]

laura Mar 8, 2006 00:13

  point well taken Laura [74 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 8, 2006 13:12

  Lion heart [11 words]

weareallprophets Mar 8, 2006 18:53

  laura [127 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 9, 2006 13:14

african-americans conversions [168 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 7, 2006 23:57

  to ahmad zafire [407 words]

Sidda Mar 8, 2006 09:45

Irony [31 words]

Nina Mar 7, 2006 23:52

Michael Jackson will never convert to Islam [48 words]

Rachel E. Mar 7, 2006 22:48

  Sorry to burst your bubble, Rachel [617 words]

dancer Mar 8, 2006 13:47

If the King of Pop Converts to Islam [70 words]

steven L Mar 7, 2006 22:42

  Reply [98 words]

Mu'een Ud Deen Mar 8, 2006 05:13

  Sad to see ignorance proven [649 words]

dancer Mar 8, 2006 17:39

  To Mu'een Ud Deen: what Koran are you reading from? [198 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 8, 2006 20:15

  who knows? [120 words]

Purry Mar 8, 2006 22:59

  True Ignorance [370 words]

Mu'een Ud Deen Mar 9, 2006 07:14

  ???? [69 words]

Mu'een Ud Deen Mar 9, 2006 07:19

You are 100% right [130 words]

Victor A Mar 7, 2006 21:40

  Reply to a friend [29 words]

Mu'een Ud Deen Mar 8, 2006 05:16

Islamic Conversion of Dubious Black Celebrities [66 words]

Laina Farhat-Holzman Mar 7, 2006 18:05

  Michael Jackson [15 words]

Vijay Mar 8, 2006 04:40

  is bible God's word? [473 words]

makhdoom Nov 9, 2006 06:38

If the king of pop converts to Islam [85 words]

Nissim Avraham Mar 7, 2006 18:05

  Nissim Avraham may I teach you something! [377 words]

HARRAK Mar 8, 2006 11:01

  Islam about Blacks [602 words]

Pranit Mar 8, 2006 13:25

  To Harrak re: Questions for Nissim [307 words]

dancer Mar 8, 2006 17:01

  Harrak, I am willing to be taught........ [428 words]

PCMadness Mar 8, 2006 19:21

  Sources supporting what we stated for PC Madness, Dancer needs to Copy and read before paste! [221 words]

HARRAK Mar 8, 2006 21:44

  Sorry Harrak, insult bounces off. Nations ok--and where's Jizya again? [150 words]

dancer Mar 9, 2006 04:40

  Harrak, close but no cigar [469 words]

PCMadness Mar 9, 2006 04:57

  Black people [89 words]

Nissim Avraham May 14, 2006 21:24

There is less here than meets the eye. [30 words]

Yaakov Watkins Mar 7, 2006 16:37

not necessarily bad [22 words]

Al Mar 7, 2006 15:54

Islam Conversion [124 words]

John Mar 7, 2006 15:44

  blacks,white and hispainic convert to islam [91 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 9, 2006 13:33

  Hispanic Muslims [78 words]

Jose Mar 9, 2006 22:55

  jose [81 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 10, 2006 08:50

More than a fan phenomenon [78 words]

Margie Mar 7, 2006 15:05

The Convergence of the Nation of Islam & the Takfir Mentality [299 words]

Joe Mar 7, 2006 14:55

  Joe is right [76 words]

Micky Mar 7, 2006 20:12

  To Joe: Your racism is part of the problem [347 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 8, 2006 01:02

  partially agree with you richard but do not ignore two recent incidents [43 words]

James Mar 8, 2006 16:20

  Re: Richard Lion Heart [789 words]

B Mar 8, 2006 18:07

  i agree to a point..but that's alright. [190 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 9, 2006 13:55

  To B: I'm not a racist [173 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 9, 2006 18:44

  lion heart [80 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 10, 2006 08:58

  It is not racism, it is just common sense [87 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 12, 2006 05:40

If Michael Jackson Converts to Islam [57 words]

Roger Love Mar 7, 2006 14:55

  :s [57 words]

Shaleyra Mar 21, 2006 23:34

Michael Jackson is the sickest of the sick and he must be ignored [54 words]

Behrouz Azarnia Mar 7, 2006 14:24

  don`t be frightened [214 words]

BANEESHKHAN Mar 7, 2006 22:03

  This Century Will See Major Christian Boom Thanks To Global South [195 words]

AnneM Mar 8, 2006 11:57

  To Baneeshkan: Lots of prostitution in Islam [179 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 8, 2006 13:45

  Just a minute AnnMe [346 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 8, 2006 22:32

  Richard lion heart what you understood [818 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 9, 2006 01:15

  Repentance And Conversion Is A Lifetime Process In Christian Faith [303 words]

AnneM Mar 9, 2006 16:48

  To BaneeshKhan: Christianity does not condone prostitution [178 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 9, 2006 19:06

  To Baneeshkhan: Jesus is God [312 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 9, 2006 19:22

  Question to Richard lion Heart and AnneM [156 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 10, 2006 08:10

  Jesus-" The son of God" [379 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 11, 2006 04:29

  Question to Richard lion Heart and AnneM [315 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 11, 2006 07:29

  Crucification of Christ 'some questions to all christians' [795 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 11, 2006 23:05

  To BaneeshKhan: Jesus the Son of GOD [555 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 12, 2006 00:34

  Leave Jesus alone! [26 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 12, 2006 05:34

  Respect Jesus [86 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 12, 2006 07:48

  To Baneeshkan: Jesus was crucified and rose from the dead [349 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 12, 2006 16:02

  Now, you are talking about my Lord [65 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 13, 2006 13:57

  Baneeshkhan Christ's Crucifixion And Resurection Part Of Bible Prophecy [316 words]

AnneM Mar 13, 2006 15:10

  Answer to Anne M [176 words]

Baneeshkhan Mar 13, 2006 23:27

  sad [29 words]

Melissa Apr 19, 2006 19:17

  Islamic hypocrisy [268 words]

The Royal Canadian Jul 1, 2006 00:56

  Crucified, probably; But why can't God pick his table-mates? [5559 words]

Janice G Nov 27, 2006 02:16

  Christian riddles [240 words]

JJJoseph Jan 26, 2007 01:10

  Son of God and Caricature [208 words]

Lee Mar 20, 2007 00:32

  Comments on the crucifixion of christ. [210 words]

Rachel Mar 28, 2007 18:24

  your information about islam is completly twisted and false [189 words]

ozair Mar 31, 2007 04:00

Who is fascinated by islam? [75 words]

G.Bisvas Mar 7, 2006 14:21

  Bisvas: who is not facinated by Islam! [225 words]

Harrak Mar 7, 2006 17:09

  The evil-cynical fascination [316 words]

G.Bisvas Mar 8, 2006 05:07

  Answer to G.Bisvas [255 words]

Muhammed Ali Mar 8, 2006 05:20

  An example of the Systematic Ignorance [55 words]

HARRAK Mar 8, 2006 16:49

  Tyson did though [51 words]

PCMadness Mar 9, 2006 05:14

  answering Harrak and Mohammmad Ali [504 words]

G.Bisvas Mar 9, 2006 05:28

  Bisvas and my old mother has answered you [292 words]

HARRAK Mar 9, 2006 18:53

  To Harrak [85 words]

G.Bisvas Mar 10, 2006 09:38

  Answering G.Bisvas [312 words]

Bader S Mar 10, 2006 12:40

  To Bader S. [429 words]

G.Bisvas Mar 11, 2006 05:33

  Religion, Ethnicity and Ideology.. [225 words]

Harrak Mar 11, 2006 10:16

  G. Bisvas and the definition of fascism [172 words]

Bader S Mar 12, 2006 05:27

  For: Harrak re Allah [33 words]

dhimmi no more Mar 12, 2006 14:32

  To Mr.G. Biswas [676 words]

faqi Mar 12, 2006 15:28

  To Bader: Islam is a political movement [387 words]

Richard Lion heart Mar 13, 2006 00:23

  Islamism and Zionism are ideologies that can be politicized [4 words]

Harrak Mar 14, 2006 00:03

  To Richard Lion Heart -- Islam & fascism [530 words]

Bader S Mar 14, 2006 16:49

Jermaine Jackson also converted to Islam...
[w/response by Daniel Pipes] [7 words]

Tim Cavanaugh Mar 7, 2006 13:49

  Nothing Suprises Me Anymore [27 words]

AnneM Mar 7, 2006 16:51

You just can't make this stuff up, folks. [130 words]

Fred Calm Mar 7, 2006 13:04

It paves the way [43 words]

David W. Lincoln Mar 7, 2006 12:59

Rumble in the Jungle [60 words]

Fred Calm Mar 7, 2006 12:54

  Cassius Clay and Islam [76 words]

Pat Mar 7, 2006 16:29

  Oversight?
[w/response by Daniel Pipes] [76 words]

Melvin A. Fechter Mar 7, 2006 19:23

  Reasons [77 words]

John Mar 7, 2006 20:44

  some facts on Mohammed Ali, a/k/a Cassius Clay [172 words]

festine Mar 8, 2006 14:44

  Mohammed Ali and PEACE [138 words]

Jason Mar 10, 2006 14:22

  Muhammed Ali's Daughter Doesn't Consider Herself a Moslem [17 words]

Jay Barney Mar 10, 2006 19:33

Michael jackson and Islam. [24 words]

Monty Pogoda Mar 7, 2006 12:44

conversion to Islam and the Burdah [530 words]

Harrak Mar 7, 2006 12:43

  Islamists Actively Seek Angry Men [151 words]

Jane O Mar 7, 2006 18:42

  Read history - don't just copy and paste the names... Don't expose your hasty ignorance [54 words]

two_heroes Mar 8, 2006 00:00

  to Harrak [128 words]

Bill Haley Mar 8, 2006 00:23

  To Bill Haley and the like [252 words]

Sumeja Mar 8, 2006 13:39

  back to Sumeja [504 words]

Bill Haley Mar 9, 2006 21:46

  Bill Haley [303 words]

Bader S Mar 11, 2006 09:46

  to Bader [154 words]

Rashid Mar 11, 2006 21:02

  Bader S letter to Bill Haley March 11 [385 words]

Infidel Mar 12, 2006 00:04

  To Infidel: Cheap and dishonest insinuation [252 words]

Bader S Mar 12, 2006 17:32

  Just so that you know [252 words]

Sumeja Mar 12, 2006 20:34

  To Rashid [127 words]

Bader S Mar 13, 2006 04:02

  Answer to Bader S [471 words]

Rashid Mar 13, 2006 23:34

  to Bader S (cont'd) [63 words]

Rashid Mar 14, 2006 16:47

  Islam watch [7 words]

Bill Morgan Dec 23, 2006 18:29

What then? [26 words]

Vijay Mar 7, 2006 12:21

By comparison.... [42 words]

Charles R.L. Power Mar 7, 2006 12:11

The attraction Islam holds for African-Americans in trouble [133 words]

Bookworm Mar 7, 2006 11:57

Young Bride of Mike [66 words]

Mark Mar 7, 2006 11:56

  PBUHN? [29 words]

Johnny Van Styn Mar 7, 2006 20:50

  PBUHN [90 words]

Mark Mar 8, 2006 02:03

  PBUHN [15 words]

Mark Mar 8, 2006 03:18

  Peace be Upon him was taken from Christianity (peace be with you) [46 words]

lama Mar 8, 2006 15:14

  Even earlier.... [61 words]

dancer Mar 8, 2006 16:36

  Famous Atheists [70 words]

JJJoseph Jan 26, 2007 00:43

VIRAL INFECTION [116 words]

DONVAN Mar 7, 2006 11:55

Oh great! [8 words]

Ariton Marku Mar 7, 2006 11:55

Pardon by New God [22 words]

Jaladhi Mar 7, 2006 11:48

  right [31 words]

Proud Hindu May 12, 2006 07:10

  LOOK YOUR OWN PROBLEM [108 words]

SHILPA Mar 7, 2007 01:18

  seek for more knowledge [85 words]

mohammed b mohammed Apr 8, 2007 06:10

Lose the Abaya [125 words]

Mark Mar 7, 2006 11:42

I have criticized Europe: now it is America's turn [163 words]

Octavio Johanson Mar 7, 2006 11:37

  not really... [310 words]

ahmad zafire Mar 11, 2006 05:09

  Don't forget Mohammed Ali [87 words]

Dr. Les Cherow Mar 14, 2006 21:34

  May Allah Accept Mike [57 words]

Mohamed Oct 9, 2006 09:18

  If the king of pop converts to Islam [16 words]

Mohamed Feb 16, 2007 12:25

Michael Jackson conversion [149 words]

Mark Mar 7, 2006 11:35

  Michel Jackson following the steps of Cat Stevens [92 words]

zezo Mar 28, 2006 04:53

  Michel has taken the right decision [43 words]

Qazi Imran Oct 15, 2006 10:53

  The Believers [118 words]

kita Apr 19, 2007 23:56

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