America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, and even eaten with people who in America would have been considered white, but the white attitude was removed from their minds by the religion of Islam. I have never before seen sincere and true brotherhood practiced by all together, irrespective of their color.
What Every American Needs to Know about the Qur'an: A History of Islam & the United States [Paperback]
What Americans need to know about Islam - part 1 of 4
William J. Federer discusses what Americans need to know about Islam. Federer is author of the book: What every American needs to know about the Koran - a history of Islam and the United States. Federer presents a history of Mohammed and Islamic conquest of the Mideast. He contrasts moral and ethical principles of Islam with Christianity and notes that Islam is a religious as well as a political belief system. He describes the fundamental imperative of conquest as embodied in religion of Islam.
This presentation was given as part of the 2011 Social Contract Writers Workshop in Washington, DC.