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Does Islam Promote Racism?

Updated: Sep 6, 2020

This is probably one of the most important subjects in the world at the moment with the on-going events in countries around the globe. The purpose of this article is to clear any misconceptions people may have about Islam and racism. Some people think that Islam promotes racism because it is pro-Arab due to promotion of things Arabic and/or the Arab customs.


Some people also think Islam is pro-black and anti-white due to groups such as the Nation of Islam.


The Quran makes it very clear that the most important differentiator when it comes to people, is that who is most righteous. As we can read in the following two verses: