Well, America, you have become a “great people”: Your wisdom has brought you to conquer Earth, water, space, and even time. You have become a “great people” from a very ugly, sad existence. Now The God that brought you up is here to bring us up out of a similar condition.
Don’t look down on us in our condition, and refuse to help us. Look at your own condition and how God helped you to come up out of your condition, and know that it is not “impossible” for the Black man and woman of America and the Western Hemisphere to come out of a condition that slavery and injustice has imposed upon us. 'The Final Call...
The Question of 'Integration' vs. 'Separation'
On the other hand, there was the principle teacher of “separation,” the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad.
Separate & Equal Inside America
Black people are the only group in America trying to force themselves on others, said Min. Farrakhan.A Case for Separation
Other ethnicities such as the Chinese, the Irish, the Greeks, the Italians, the Koreans and the Jewish people all have enclaves where they live together and provide goods and services to one another and outsiders, said the Minister.
All of these groups initially faced persecution when they arrived in America, but they built up strength and carved out their own communities and are respected, he said. You don't see them picketing and complaining about receiving justice, the Minister added.
“What have they found in America that we have never found?” Min. Farrakhan asked. “They're happy living among themselves in America. They're integrated though separated.
“They've earned respect because they've done something for themselves,” he added. “They're not begging anybody else, they have their representatives in government looking out for them! What about you?”
Allah (God) wants to make a great nation out of us (so-called Negroes). But if we desire to remain the slave of servants for our slave-masters, it is all right with Allah. Do we love ourselves and our children? If so, why not build a future for ourselves rather than beg the same slave-masters for jobs and equal shares in whatever they have — even to equal membership in their society and families (intermarriage).Book of Exodus