On This Week’s CWSC On-Air Roundtable Honorable Judge David Shaheed on Shuraa!
Welcome to the Friday CWSC On-Air Roundtable!
Imam W. Deen Mohammed (RA) ascended the podium at the original Nation of Islam’s February 26, 1975 Saviors Day Annual Convention to begin a historic evolution…Now 40 years later we ask how far have we come and what remains to be done in the continuing evolution of a people.
The Honorable Judge David Shaheed joins host AM360’s Pearls of Wisdom Ni’mat Shaheed and AM360 Executive Producer William Kareem for a discussion on the Islamic principles of Shura Baynahum…Delve into the cognitive process of decision making and consultation with the intent of exploring the subtle aspects of Shuraa. This week the Roundtable is at the intersection of faith and reasoning in decision making, an imperative junction for institutions that have evolved from centralized hierarchy to self-governance. Part V of the special commemoration of our 40th Anniversary Transition & Evolution. Tune in or dial in at (646) 716-4478 and tweet us @CWShuraa on May 22 at 9 am EST.
This week’s Roundtable edition is dedicated to American Muslim pioneer the late Imam Bilal “the General” Muhammad.
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And now a short story…[An Adaptation]
One warm summer afternoon, a group of ﬁve friends gathered around a ﬁre on the banks of a small river in the woods. They had just made prayer and were now sprawled on the grass or sitting on logs, they drank cool shabazz punch and had a light bean pie desert after dinner of grilled halal lamb, chatting amidst the sounds of rushing water, birdcalls, and the buzz of crickets. Suddenly, one of them stood up with a cry.
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Genesis of New American Leadership. Featuring a foreword by Imam Omar Shaheed and afterword by Imam Plemon T. El-Amin, Genesis of New American Leadership: Building the Community Life is one of the most powerful books from the American Muslim perspective since The Autobiography of Malcolm X!…It is the text from which organizations in the Association of Imam W. Deen Mohammed adapted their mission statements. An examination of how millions of American Muslims moved from theocratic autocracy toward true Islamic democracy and the lessons for today’s leaders. Provocative, yet pragmatic, universal yet specific and one of the most intriguing books ever written by an American author on leadership. For Muslims this book is about the genesis of a new responsibility and for the non-Muslim, it is about the genesis of a new understanding and acceptance. FPLLC Qalam Books Division, English, hardcover, dust jacket, reference text: 336p.
“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)