AM360 Lift Your Voice Qari Contest

Lift your voice for the Opening Prayer…

“After six years American Muslim 360 (AM360) is changing its opening prayer recitation and we want your help!”—American Muslim 360 Broadcasting

Al Fatiha

NATIONAL― As-Salaam-Alaikum (Peace be with you).

In Al-Islam, the human voice can be uplifting, melodic and inspiring as anyone familiar with the Adhan, the call to prayer for the faithful, can attest. In fact, from the call of prayer to the recitation of Qur’an in daily devotion, to religious services and ceremonies, the human voice and intellect go hand in hand with recitation of Al-Qur’an, the Final Scripture revealed to all humanity.

And the most often repeated verses are at the beginning of the Qur’an and serve as the most common opening supplication in moments both public and private. So too at AM360, the First Chapter of Qur’an entitled Al-Faitha, begins our morning and evening program segments. But now the time has come to replace the current Al-Fatiha recitation with a Qari’s recitation from a new group intellect…our AM360 listenership.

A Qari is a reciter of Qur’an who combines eloquence, melody and superior technical ability in the correct recitation of Qur’anic Arabyiyyah, the special language the Creator uses to speak to mankind’s intellect.

Beginning now through the Blessed Month of Ramadan, we’re asking you to call in and give us your best recitation of Al-Fatiha. Then at the end of Ramadan, we’ll ask our listenership to help us select the new recitation that will commence our programming each day.

It’s easy to participate. Just call into our corporate offices at (910) 317-0297 and record your recitation right on our voice mail.  You’ll need a quiet area for best quality.  Make sure you’ve got a strong signal for cordless and smartphones. Speak directly into the phone (no speaker phones please) at your normal voice level.  If you err and need to make a correction, simply stop and restart, you need not hangup.  BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR NAME, CITY & STATE, EMAIL and TELEPHONE.

The AM360 CEO and Executive Producer will select the top five.  Then we’ll ask our AM360 listenership to select the recitation they believe should become our new opening AM360 programming recital.

Submissions will be accepted through July 7, 2016. The selected Qari will be announced on air by the AM360 CEO.  Lift your voice and let it resound with Al-Faitha at American Muslim 360…together we can remake the world. Ramadan Mubarak!

Only days to apply for CWSC Scholarships!

For college bound 2016 high school grads & current college students…


February through June, our scholarship cycle opens to qualified graduating college bound high school and current college students. The June 20 deadline is fast approaching. Help spread the word and encourage your student to Apply here.

Scholarships are another CWSC intelligentsia component focused on the fact that while we’re working on any number of issues at any point in time, we must devote resources simultaneously to secure our next generation intelligentsia leaders.

In addition to providing cash funds to pay for higher education, our scholarship programs have some special features including a historical and cultural preservation component that offers families of pioneers the ability to open nationally supported, tax deductible college scholarships in honor of a pioneer.  Through MAP scholarships, CWSC is a national scholarship administrator helping families establish lasting legacies for those who helped make a home for Al-Islam in America.  In essence, the next generation will learn about your pioneer’s contributions and be inspired to not only get an education, but to also be civically engaged in helping to remake the world.

Because of the generosity of families in the MAP program and donor support, we now have five scholarships including The Words Make People Leadership & Community Service College Scholarship Award honoring Imam W. Deen Mohammed and the Twin Servant of Peace Excellence in Broadcasting & Communication Scholarship, both $1,000 scholarships!

To apply, contribute to a scholarship or start a scholarship in the name of your loved one, either current or posthumously; visit Scholarships right here at CWSC…their future is our future.

Help us Get the Job Done. Support the Work of CWSC Broadcasting, Scholarships, Cultural Preservation, National Think Tank, Consulting to Massjid and much more!…

The CWSC Friday Roundtable

CWSC RT PANELISTSJoin us each Friday for the Community Wide Shuraa Conference (CWSC) live on air Roundtable at 9 a.m. EST on American Muslim 360. From panel discussions and forums, to guest interviews and CWSC updates, the CWSC Roundtable is the place for constructive dialogue on the good things happening and on chronic issues facing our communities, including dealing with the cultural barriers to operational excellence. Tune into American Muslim 360 and dial in at (646) 716-4478 to join the conversation featuring host Mark “the Spark” Shahid.  When you want light and not heat…tune into the CWSC Roundtable!

Got an idea for a Roundtable, send it to us at and we just may feature a panel discussion on that subject!  Special Note: If you’re searching and listening in the AM360 Archive, the CWSC Roundtable begins in the third hour of each Friday’s programming, just after The Commentary of Imam W. Deen Mohammed and Social Psychology.

Friday CWSC Roundtables are an opinion, viewpoints, and perspectives discussion sponsored by the Community Wide Shuraa Conference. Roundtable views expressed by hosts, panelists and guests are not necessarily the official position of the CWSC, Inc.

Underwriting & Sponsorship Opportunities

American Muslim 360 to offer businesses, event organizers sponsorship opportunities to reach our 502,000+ listener level audience


CWSC Corporate via the office of the CEO will offer on a first come, first serve basis, limited opportunities as a sponsor and underwriter of the #1 Islamic radio station in the nation.  For profit and non-profits will have unique opportunities to reach an engaged listenership fast approaching the 1 million listening mark with the station deemed a major Muslim influencer. But hurry, these opportunities are broad-based to entities throughout America that are being invited to share their excellent products, services and events in a powerful way while being recognized as a good corporate citizen encouraging believer supported radio. Ready, set, send interest to or call (910) 317-0297.

Support Us at Our Most Popular Level of Giving


Help us continue bringing you quality programming and initiatives where your intellect is respected and your voice protected…Thank you for making a tax deductible contribution to help CWSC serve our communities! Our most popular giving level is $9.99/month, but give what is comfortable for you. Make a secure and convenient contribution online, or by U.S. Mail at: CWSC, 2620 Bragg Boulevard, Suite D, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303.

Or phone in a pledge at (910) 317-0297. Your donation helps CWSC operations including AM360, and allows us to continue expanding our ability to do good. Jazak Allahu Khairan.

Check out the CWSC Online Store & Bookshelf

When you purchase featured titles through our online store or through our partners, you help us fund our operations, promote the intellectual works representing our diverse intelligentsia and encourage greater scholarship for our own education and the broader society’s education. Check out this week’s featured title for our 40th Anniversary:

New Leadership into the 21st CenturyIslamic Estate Planner & Organizer Reference Guide & Workbook. A publishing breakthrough for managing what simply cannot be left to chance. Powerful planning help based on experience from persons who have successfully managed real estate and credit, owned businesses, served as personal, jinaazah and estate executors, power-of-attorneys, guardians, and healthcare surrogates. Not preparing now can lead to devastating consequences later. FPLLC (2014), English w/ Arabic dua’s, script and transliteration. FPLLC (2014), h/c, 80 pages. $27.95

Visit Townhall Central to See What’s Happening in the USA

See how CWSC is a favorite spot for all the family as we expand our site to include free sharing of national events and announcements and soon insha-Allah, the CWSC Business Plaza to connect merchants with customers…you’ll be able to find any of our businesses in the country right online. Got an announcement to share with the entire community…send program details and contact to and we’ll post it here. Stay tuned!

“Education is the greatest tool for advancing the society.” We do want to advance our society, don’t we? Are you a part of a society or are you just a part of a Masjid?”―Imam W. Deen Mohammed (RA)

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