WORLD HEAVY WEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION, FOI MUHAMMAD ALI
Was unjustly stripped of his title, livelihood and justice for refusing to join in the war between America and Viet-Nam. Sometimes you have to suffer to maintain your core principles.
Justice for Muslims-22 million
or suffer the consequences
by Messenger Elijah Muhammad
Muhammad Speaks Newspaper, April 15, 1967
All of the religious philosophers, scholars and scientists agree to the truth that our galaxy, the sun, moon and stars—and especially the planets—are what is known as the sun’s family. The stars, millions and trillions of miles away from the sun, show the greatness of the Creator’s work that has not been equaled by anyone as yet.
If there is nothing wrong with the creation, where is the need for a new creation, or a re-creation? We agree spiritually about the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the law that governs them which they do not disobey a fraction of a second.
They are signs by which you and I can learn our own way of obedience and law-abiding unity of aims and purposes. Regardless of the direction in which we look, we can see this unity working in our universe. We see the unity and purpose in the stars.
Spiritually, we use nearby planets (nine of them) which are under the law of the sun. They beautifully bow and obey the great light and heat of the sun which causes them to make their cycles around it, because its attracting force.
The so-called Negro, the lost and found Nation of Islam, is being taught the physical works of this universe and the desire of the Creator in creating such an unlimited universe. Artificial glasses (telescopes) have not been able to extend our eyesight to the outside of the universe.
We imagine that it is dark, but we are not able to see beyond the light of the universe. Nor are we able, spiritually, to compete with the wisdom of our Maker.
This teaching is to awaken the mentally dead lost-found members of the Black original nation, to the greatness of their Father, Who created the universe, and to show us that we have been deprived of justice by others (the white race) who are greater in the power and knowledge of their own civilization.
The white race refuses to give equal justice to us. The physical universe was not created in such a manner, nor does this work compare with the work of the enemy, the devil.
The devil is contrary and disobedient to divine law, and is an opposer to the Will and purposes of the God of truth and righteousness. They are outright open enemies to God’s law and to the people of Allah (God) who love and try to obey His law.
The devil will go to war with the righteous against righteousness, truth, and justice. He was not created by the God of righteousness. He was created by the God of evil, an opponent to the God of righteousness, justice and equality.
Therefore, by nature he is an enemy and opposer of the freedom, justice and equality that is given by the God of truth and justice.
The so-called Negro must learn that these are the people who, the Bible teaches us, are the enemies of the God of righteousness. This is why judgment (destruction) was set for them, the day that they were put into power to rule us. Their power was limited to a period of 6,000 years. That time is up, and has been up since 1914.
We now face a complete change of worlds. The Bible has truth in it, if it is understood. The Bible teaches you against believing, following and obeying these people who are against divine law.
It also teaches us that those who represent themselves as priests and preachers should not be obeyed and followed, for they only use the teachings of the Bible as bait to convert you to accept them for your guides and teachers—then they mislead you.
They translated the scriptures into symbols, knowing that you would not be able to understand them (the symbols) unless Allah (God) raised up one among you and taught him the secret of the truth that is covered under symbolism.
I am he who has been risen to interpret the scriptures for you, if you accept me. You are certainly making great mistakes in your own conceptions of the meanings of the scriptures. But, as it is written: whosoever will, let him come and accept the truth. The righteous do not fight and oppose the rejecters in order to force them to accept the truth.
Allah (God) is self-sufficient and does not have any need to chase us and beg us to believe. He can create the faith in other people who have not been poisoned and robbed by the devils since they were babies.
We are and have to be remade spiritually to see and understand the divine truth before we can ever take our place again as members of the divine family.
For instance, if we take the guidings of a physical star, anyone of the planets—from Mercury to Neptune—will bring us back in the sun’s light tomorrow morning, as they all move eastward. They will again take us out of the darkness into the light of that mighty attracting light, the sun, which represents the truth of Almighty Allah (God).
The stars spiritually represent the guidance of prophets’ and messengers’ work of bringing people into the light of the truth of Allah (God). They are called stars because their spiritual work is similar to the physical work of the stars of heaven.
As the resurrected lost and found people of the aboriginal Black nation come into the light of truth, they are taught the roots of the physical creations and the wisdom of Allah (God) in order to make them greater in knowledge, greater in power, greater in guidance than were any leaders and teachers of the past.
We must forget about seeking light and guidance from a people and world which were created to bring spiritual darkness on the divine light of truth and guidance. This you, the so-called Negro, must get away from thinking that you have been led right by the enemies of Allah (God). You see what they are trying to do in your midst today—fight and oppose any light of truth and those who accept it (the Muslims).
They harass, persecute and kill the Muslims, because they know that the truth the Muslims are teaching will bring upon them the destruction of Almighty (God), in the person of Master Fard Muhammad, to whom praise is due forever—for He will defend us.
We have been mocked, persecuted, imprisoned; shot, killed and openly deprived of justice in the courts. The State Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court have refused to listen to a case of miscarriage of justice against us for the past 35 years.
With the help of the so-called Negro pastors in Detroit, Mich., our enemies persecuted and drove out our Saviour Master Fard Muhammad, Who was under a disguise at the time as a common man, thereby fulfilling the scriptures.
Today the persecution continues, along with murder and every evil that they can do against us, the Muslims in America. They do this to put fear into our people in order to make them reject Islam, their salvation.
We ask for separation. They do not even want to see the Muslims, nor any of the other darker people separate because they know what it will mean for them.
Master Fard Muhammad has taught us that scriptures must be fulfilled, and that they prophesy the coming of the Just One Who will reveal and make manifest the unrighteous after their time and work of evil against the righteous is up.
This will be made manifest to the people so that they can make a choice of accepting the God of righteousness (Allah), or continue with the Gods of evil whose day is drawing them near to their doom.
We have been suffering here for 400 years, and I think this is long enough. Now we want to leave you.
RIGHT TO PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY DENIED TO SO-CALLED AMERICAN NEGROES
By Messenger Elijah Muhammad
Message to the Blackman in America, page 215; (1965)
"Dear Brothers in the Nation Of Islam, and especially my people here in America, where live the worst enemies of Islam and of the peace of the world. It should now be clear to you after the attacks that have been made upon us and are still being made by the brutal American police forces with FBI harassment and persecution, that Allah has manifested the white race of America to be nothing but a race of Devils."
WE SEEK TRUTH AND JUSTICE
By Messenger Elijah Muhammad
Message to the Blackman in America, pages 209-211; (1965)
America knows that under her flag we have received nothing but hell, beatings and killings without due process of the law, day and night, not only in the past but in the present.
She wants to make some so-called Negroes believe that the religion of Islam can be thrown out the window if they turn hypocrites themselves in trying to make democracy work. This is done only to deceive the so-called American Negroes.
But I say to every one who reads this book that Islam is here among these black people of America to stay as long as their life is in their bodies. The god of Islam (Allah) is with me and will back me and others who are working hard to deliver people from such an evil and merciless race of devils.
What glory and honor does a so-called Negro get under the Stars and Stripes? No honor, nor glory -- only hell. We have proof of this by their so-called courts of justice. There is no justice for you -- and this America knows. She would like to hurt every one of you and make you like it. It pleases her to do you evil.
But not us Muslims. We will declare the truth and die for it. Thanks to Allah for removing fear from us, and I pray He puts it in them and they may fear and tremble every day until they are taken out of the way.
The Monroe, Louisiana, Southern Courts with their southern judges of hatred are thirsty to take their own law of justice, twist it up and throw it back upon the shelf. And when they look they see a poor, innocent so-called Negro begging for justice, as his grandparents and their grandparents before as far back as 400 years ago, who receive nothing but the spitting of anger and threats of murder from the judges throughout the Courts of America. Just to mention "justice" for a so-called Negro in the South is an insult to the judge, who is supposed to be the judge of right and wrong between the state and opposing attorneys.
He becomes a more vicious enemy against the poor so-called Negro than the prosecuting attorney when he sees a so-called Negro before him.
The so-called Negroes do not have justice under the law, not only in the South, but anywhere in America. As I plainly stated in Washington, D.C., in 1959, in the Uline Arena before 10,000 people, everything has failed us as far as justice is concerned -- The Justice Department in Washington, the churches, the priests and the preachers have all failed the so-called Negroes.
We, the Muslims, were and are still being persecuted in Monroe, Louisiana, and throughout North America for what we teach of these two flags (Islamic and American) and especially because of the following words that you will find on a blackboard in most of our regular meetings: "Which Flag will survive the War of Armageddon?" (Armageddon is the final war of Judgment and separation of the righteous from the wicked, of which I am sent to teach.)
This is a question that is asked the mentally dead of my people in America, the so-called Negroes. This question is to show the answerer that he fully agrees that the Sun, Moon and Stars will survive the Cross, or the flag of America known as the Stars and Stripes. Everyone who is asked this question answers that the Crescent will survive America's flag and the emblem of Christianity, which is the Cross. A fool knows that the sun, moon and stars will survive any nation.
Then comes the next question. Since you believe that the Crescent will survive, why not accept Islam and the flag and Crescent emblem which represents the Sun, Moon and the Stars?
We are doing work that is well known among all the learned whites and blacks -- the resurrecting of the mentally dead so-called Negroes to give them Divine knowledge of self, of Allah (God) and of the devil. In the past, we have been taught that God and the devil were something other than human, while the truth from Almighty god, Allah, who is now among us in Person, makes it clear that these two characters are human beings. I am not referring to the wise, who already know these things, but to the ignorant foolish. If you read your Bible for understanding of the reality of God and the devil, you also will agree that they are human beings and not spirits or nonexisting beings -- they exist! I have not the time or space to go into details.
That is a crime, or that these words (which one -- meaning the American flag or the Islamic flag -- will survive the War of Armageddon, or Holy War, or the war to end wars) are considered a crime or a teaching to incite insurrection or revolution to take America by force, cannot be proven to be truth by anyone who may read this or may have attended one of our meetings.
If Troy X. Cade is guilty of teaching insurrection against the government, then I am guilty, because I am Troy's teacher. I would rather go to prison in place of Troy if this is the justice for the truth Allah gave me.
By the help of Allah, and by the blood of the original man, whose father is the originator, I, Elijah Muhammad, will fight for this cause to get our people justice in America -- and by the help and power of Allah, the power that is in the Universe, the power that is in the Nation of Islam, and the power of every atom that is bound in the Planet Earth and that is bound in other planets.
What angers America is just the idea of her 400-year-old slave now wanting to go over to the paradise of freedom justice and equality under the Crescent of the Divine religion of Islam, where they will have sincere brotherhood and friends throughout the civilized world.