DID YOU KNOW JESUS IS MENTIONED MORE THAN MOHAMMED IN THE KORAN BUT HE IS NOT WHITE
The Civil Writer Magazine
Jesus is thus the most mentioned person in the Quran by reference; 25 times by the name Isa, third-person 48 times, first-person 35 times, and the rest as titles and attributes. The name "Muhammad" is mentioned four times in the Quran and the name "Ahmad" (another variant of the name of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad) is mentioned one time. Although Muslims do not believe that Jesus is the son of God — a critically important distinction between Muslim and Christian views of him — Muslims do revere Jesus as an important prophet and he is not considered Caucasian.
Jesus probably looked like a typical Judean Jewish man of his time. Research on ancient skeletons in Israel suggests that Judeans of the time were biologically closer to Iraqi Jews than any other contemporary population, and thus in terms of physical appearance the average Judean of the time would have likely had dark brown to black hair, olive skin, and brown eyes.
By the 19th century, theories that Jesus was non-Semitic were being developed, with writers suggesting he was variously white, black, Indian, or some other race. By the 20th century, theories had also been proposed that Jesus was black, but not necessarily a descendant of any specific African ethnicity, based on the argument that the ancient Israelites, as a group, were in whole or part originally a black people.