The biblical foundation of MLK’s famous words to judge based on character not skin color


“That’s right, camel jockey,” the man spewed. “What are you going to do about it?”

Those words were aimed at me, an 11-year-old Lebanese kid. They erupted from a young man whose anger and hatred seemingly came out of nowhere. He was working behind the counter of a pizza shop I had just ordered from. Minutes before, I looked back through the window after leaving with my pizza only to see him holding his middle finger up at me with disdain in his eyes. When I went back in to see if his gesture was aimed my way, that was his response to me: “camel jockey.”

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Abdu Murray

Abdu Murray is an international speaker and author on the intersections of the Christian faith and the questions of culture.