You don't really need to pretend, or try too much, or force it on people to be loved, appreciated and embraced!
If you're that man, you'll be treated as such, if you're not, then nothing can buy you that.
I also believe this is a rare beautiful showcase of us not being racists, because we do look down at people with darker skin, we do look down at Asians and foreign workers, this time for a change we're not, and that's the one good thing that might come out of this I believe.
R.I.P Abu Ahmad, you'll be missed.
Jordan Times article (English)
Ammoun news article (arabic)