There are two purpose in this research. The first, to explain the racial stereotypes in the My Name is Khan movie. The second, to know My Name is Khan movie can apply to students character building. From this movie the researcher found five racial stereotypes, the first, conversation between Sameer and his friend. His friends said that Sameer is Osama son because his step father is a Muslim.
The Aligarh movement which Syed Khan had started became the source of modernist and rational thinking among the Muslim intellectuals. This movement further provided the thrust for the Muslims ' political separatism and also communalism. He had also been responsible as claimed by some historians the formulator of the "two nations" theory. He was therefore blamed for being the reason behind who helped carve out a separate nation for the Indian Muslims within the conditions of colonial rule and changing political discourse. But there is no denying a fact that all he wanted to do for the Indian Muslims was to uplift a demoralized, disparate and disunited 'Muslim community '.
Malcolm X 's approach towards racial equality was always "by any means necessary", meaning he promoted followers of the Islam religion to defend themselves and do what they had to do. Malcolm X believed African-Americans didn 't need to fight for civil rights in a country where they were only brought to as slaves. He wanted them to embrace their roots and isolate themselves. The main conflict between Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X was violence or nonviolence. Malcolm X 's violent approach towards equality came from his childhood and Islamic religion.
When he joined the Nation of Islam, he changed his family name from “Little” to “X” as it was “a custom among Nation of Islam followers who considered their family names to have originated with white slaveholders” (1). Malcolm benefited the organization by being a spokesman and expanding the movement (“Malcolm X.” History. History Channel, n.d 1). He “became the minister of Temple No. 7 in Harlem and Temple No.
In particular, Said mentions in his interview about the generalizations made on Oklahoma bombing incident to exemplify such stereotypes in people’s thoughts (Film). Media and journals kept stating that the incident had Middle Eastern traits (Film). People accepted these irresponsible reports without much doubt, until they found out that the terror was actually committed by an American boy (Film). These reports as well as the attitudes of the people have their origins based on the falsely produced knowledge of Middle Eastern culture, which was set by the western authorities in the past (Film). From this example, it can be seen that invisible power relations in form of discourse can be
The Rise and Spread of Islam Have you ever thought that an introduction of a new religion would fully change a society's political, socio-economic, religious, and cultural values and institutions? Islam is one to do so in the “Arab world.” Muhammad's people said to the King of Ethiopia, “Previously we were a barbarous people who worshipped idols, ate carrion and committed shameful deeds… Thus, we were until God sent us an apostle whose glorious lineage, truth, trustworthiness, and clemency is well known to us.”(The Message) This quote exemplifies how the “Arab world” changed significantly when Islam was first introduced. In 610 CE, Prophet Muhammad was sent from god to “bring mankind out of darkness into the light by permission of their Lord.”
She demonstrates that Muhammad’s life a pivot point in History and he has genuine relevance to the global crisis we face today. While writing about the biography of the Holy Prophet, She as a western writer tries to create a soft image of the Holy Prophet (peace be on him) and Islam in the eyes of western society through her sincere efforts. Snapshot of her book Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Times: Since the events of September 11th 2001, members of the Christian rights in the United States and some sectors of the Western media continued claiming that Muhammad (peace be upon him) was irredeemably addicted to war. This falsified image has become a stereotype acceptable to the Westerns. This situation has pushed the religious thinker, Karen Armstrong, to announce that Muhammad (peace be upon him) had never been a man of violence, but he had been a model of guide for the world in our time.
Abstract This piece aims at bringing about a better understanding of Islamophobia and the current conception of Islam in the western world, the reasons behind this phenomenon, influencers to the rise of Islamophobia, its consequences, and eventually provides many resolutions to bring about an end to the trend. Introduction The Merriam-webster.com (2014) dictionary defines Xenophobia as loathing and fear of outsiders or anything/anyone that is foreign. Xenophobia has been prevalent in human nature ever since the advent of civilization, never disappearing but being attenuated due to religious doctrines and other rules that are resulting from education and ethical sciences. Islamophobia is another type of Xenophobia targeting Muslims and Islam
How did some people compare the West and the Muslim world after colonisation period and what were the major responses/reactions of Muslims towards that? Muslims were politically, economically and in military weak while the west were powerful, Muslims had zero scientific progress while the west were advanced, Muslims were traditional religious thinker and Westerns were seculars and irreligious. Muslims responses vary, some fully adapted what the west came with, some rejected it and promote revivalism, some reconcile some of the aspects and some just watched. Define Islamic ‘Revivalism’ and mention its basic
Dark days of slavery were long past and Pakistan was a new dawn for the Muslims of the Sub-continent. But it was not a dawn that the people hoped for. People managed for the starting years but it became clear soon that Pakistan was not the true realization of Iqbal’s dream. Soon power hungry politicians and military generals started to grab the high positions and all the sacrifices and wounds were in vain. Military coups started to take place when politicians showed illegitimacy and corruption.