This Week’s CWSC On-Air Roundtable Dr. Khalil Marcus Lambert on Our 40th Anniversary!
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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.
New Millennium and Gen X voices on their Islamic inheritance…a new generation perspective on our Evolution, Transformation and the leadership of Imam W. Deen Mohammed. Hear their perspectives on the sacrifice of our pioneers to make a place for Al-Islam in America and much more. Join us as the Friday CWSC On-Air Roundtable welcomes Dr. Khalil Marcus Lambert, a graduate of the Mohammed Schools of Atlanta, now the Director of Diversity and Student Services at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Microbiology at New York City College of Technology. Another history making event in Part IV of the special commemoration of our 40th Anniversary Transition & Evolution with AM360 Executive Producer William Kareem, AM360’s Pearls of Wisdom Ni’mat Shaheed and AM360’s The Female Solution Co-Host Mark Shahid. Tune in or dial in at (646) 716-4478 at 9 am EST.
This week’s Roundtable edition is dedicated to American Muslim pioneer the late Minister James Shabazz of Newark, New Jersey.
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And now a short story…
One fine day it occurred to the members of the body that they were doing all the work and the belly was having all the food. So they held a meeting, and after a long discussion, decided to strike work till the belly consented to take only its proper share of the work.
So for a day or two, the hands refused to take the food, the mouth refused to receive it, and the teeth had no work to do. But after a day or two the members began to find that they themselves were not in a very active condition: the hands could hardly move, and the mouth was all parched and dry, while the legs were unable to support the rest.
So thus they found that even the belly in its dull quiet way was doing necessary work for the whole body, and that all must work together or the body will go to pieces. Moral: Each of us has a role to play; play yours!
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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. A 33-year 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)