‘Jumah at the DNC’ Speaker: ‘Muslims Visited America Prior to Columbus’ & ‘It Was a Muslim’ Who Guided Him to the ‘New World’
The Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs (BIMA) predicted that roughly 20,000 people would participate in its “Jumah at the DNC” open-air prayer ceremony Friday, but, according to reports, only a few hundred showed up.
That does not mean, however, that it was completely devoid of noteworthy activity.
During his comments at the prayer service, BIMA spokesman Jibril Hough reportedly claimed that Muslims reached the Americas before Christopher Columbus.
He stated, according to the Washington Times: “Muslims visited America prior to Columbus… It was a Muslim who guided Columbus on his voyage to the new world.”
Worshipers gather for outdoor "Jumah" prayers at Marshall Park in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday. (Photo: Dwane Gross via NBC News)
Native Americans are very angry to learn that Muslims in the United States of America are being touted as “indigenous”, a complete falsehood. The fact is, American Indians are the indigenous people of North America, as Hawai’ians are to Hawai’i and the Aborigine to Australia. Organizations like BIMA marginalize native Americans in favor of Muslims, and Indians are not pleased.
In one of the photos of the event, where the men stand in front of the women to pray, one attendee is seemingly wearing a Yasser Arafat-style American flag scarf around his neck.
The event’s leaders have come under fire by other Muslims for being radical and, in the words of Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, wanting “to replace the US Constitution with the Quran.”
The event was quietly removed from the “Charlotte in 2012” page last week after its leaders’ radical connections were revealed, prompting an angry response from BIMA spokesperson Jibril Hough.
“This is about caving in to fear and ignorance,” he claimed after a senior Host Committee official told NBC the event was determined to be not “appropriate and relevant.”
(H/T: Weasel Zippers)
- Group Proceeds With 2-Hour Jumah Prayers ‘At the DNC’ (And You Won‘t Believe Who’s Invited)
- Want to Know Just How Close the Muslim Brotherhood Is to the Obama Admin?
- Prominent Egyptian Cleric: ‘The Day Will Come When We Will Be the Masters of the World’
- ‘Pray for Obama’: Faith-Based Anti-Obama Billboard Causes ‘Firestorm’
- The DNC Embraces Radical Islam
- The Real War on Women… WoW
- The Obamas Already Preparing for Move to Hawaii in January 2013