We are celebrating Black History Month….that time when we all should be focusing on the contributions made to the American society by our African-American citizens.
Malcolm X had a letter, hand written letter, just before his death about a cure for racism…….it was written while on Hajj…..
Mecca, Saudi Arabia – April 26th, 1964
I have just completed my pilgrimage (Hajj) here to the Holy City of Mecca, the hollyiest City on earth, which is absolutely forbidden for non-Muslims to even rest their eyes upon. This pilgrimage is the most important event in the life of all Muslims, and there are over 226,000 who are here right now from outside of Arabia. From Turkey came the largest contagion, around 50,000 in over 600 buses. This refutes Westerner propaganda that Turkey is turning away from Islam.
I know of only 2 others who have made the actual Hajj to Mecca from America, and both of them are West Indians who also converts to Islam. Mr. Elijah Muhammad, 2 of his sons, and a couple of his followers visited Mecca outside the Hajj season, and their visit is known as the “Omra”, or Lesser Pilgrimage. It is con-
This newly discovered letter is fascinating to read….most people do not realize that Malcolm after his hajj became more content in his own skin and became a orthodox Muslim as opposed to the Nation of Islam…..could this have lead to his assassination?
Personal opinion….yes it did!