African American Lifestyle Essay

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There are many races of people out here in the world that does not know a thing about their history but will know a thing or two about their background. African Americans in particular do not know anything about their background, and most of them do not care to know. Now in these modern days it is important to know where one came from, and to know their background. Knowing ones history will be a benefit to that person, and his or her family because history is a way to success. African Americans are one of the races of people in America that is confused about whom they are. They do not know their background, because African Americans think that this is life for them and that is it. They do not realize the importance of how important of a…show more content…
I have asked some African Americans what they think about that movie, and they would say that was a long time ago, or that was not us, or that it does not mean anything to them. This was the beginning of what happened to us, and how the African Americans became lost of themselves. They were forced to take on Christianity, which is a made up religion that the Caucasian race made up to rule and have power over the African Americans at that time. The Bible is their book that they follow today, but the Holy Qur’an is truly their holy book. The Bible has been set in a way for the African race to believe in at that time. The people took out the real parts of the Bible, and put in their own interpretations to be believed in. This is what the Africans were taught, and forced to take on. Islam is the fastest growing religion today amongst the African Americans. Many African Americans are reverting back to Al-Islam. The African Americans think that there is no one that cares about them. The Honorable Elijah Muhammad came back for the African Americans. He came to raise the African Americans up, and to wake them up to bring them back to consciousness Islam. He let them know that Allah cares about them, and that it is his mission to teach Islam to the African Americans in particular. This shows that Allah (God) cared for the African American people. It is the African Americans that will not take heed to the signs. By recognizing African Americans' poor housing and economic
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