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  Social Movement Leader Bio
That is because Warith Deen is not yet considered a social movement leader and he is one of the lesser-known leaders behind Islam.
I had to be convinced to do Warith Deen and although I knew he was primarily a religious leader, finding out about him and the contributions he has made for Muslims and African Americans in general can not be overlooked.
"[Mohammad says one of his goals] is to educate people about Orthodox Islam and to dispel the negative stereotypes of Muslims as terrorists or the enemies of Christians and Jews." Mohammad is an innovator.
www1.appstate.edu /~clarkne/socm/bios/mohammad.htm   (599 words)

 American Muslims Ready to Fight Back Against USA PATRIOT Act
A parallel event held in Chicago the same weekend by the American Society of Muslims, led by Warith Deen Mohammad, drew about the same number of African-American Muslims.
Later, after W. Deen Muhammad, Elijah Muhammad's son, assumed leadership in 1975, he went to Mecca, and began to understand the worldwide implications of Islam.
At this year's ASM Convention, Warith Deen Mohammad announced that he will be retiring but plans to remain active in the organization—perhaps as a kind of elder statesman—and asked his members to elect a successor.
www.wrmea.com /archives/November_2003/0311029.html   (1010 words)

 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
British and Russian forces invade Iran and Reza Shah is forced to abdicate in favor of his son Mohammad Reza Shah in Iran.
Death of Elijah Mohammad, leader of Nation of Islam among African Americans in North America.
Wallace Warith Deen Mohammad assumes leadership of Nation of Islam and shifts movement toward Islamic Orthodoxy renaming it American Muslim Mission.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/history/chronology/century20.html   (458 words)

 South Asian and Arab Muslims, Black Muslims, Civil Rights, Omar Sacirbey -- Beliefnet.com
Warith Deen Mohammad: The most important voice you've never heard of.
A look back at W.D.'s break with the Nation of Islam and his alliance with Malcolm X. What are the differences between mainstream Islam and the Nation of Islam?
When Muhammad died in 1975, his son, Warith Deen Mohammed, took over the Nation of Islam, disavowed racist theology and moved his followers to a more mainstream practice of Islam.
www.beliefnet.com /story/191/story_19181_1.html   (674 words)

 American Renaissance News: The Rise of Islam in America
After he took over the Nation of Islam upon his father’s death, Warith Deen Mohammad began to down play the Yacub story and, in what is known as “the change,” began to lead the flock towards a more conventional, non-racial brand of Sunni Islam.
Mohammad to convince fls that Islam is “a religion for all.” “Too many people are holding on to the old ways,” he explains.
Mohammad is now thoroughly respectable; last year, he became the first imam ever to give the invocation before the United States Senate.
www.amren.com /mtnews/archives/2004/11/the_rise_of_isl.php   (4741 words)

 Wallace (Warith) D. Mohammed Unites with Jim Jones
By 1977 Warith (Wallace) changed the name of his organization of hypocrites to the, "the World Community of al-Islam in the West"; the name was changed again to the American Muslim Mission in 1978 and to the Muslim American Society in 1985.
He changed his own name to Warith Deen Mohammed and adopted the title of Imam.
He changed his title from Supreme Minister to the more Islamic one of "Imam" and adopted the name "Warith Deen Mohammed." Organizational membership was opened to all believers.
www.muhammadspeaks.com /WarithD.html   (2385 words)

 Old Faith, New Soil
Malcolm X joined the Nation while in prison but moved on to embrace orthodox Islam before his assassination in 1965.
Of greater importance to the development of Islam in the United States is Elijah Muhammad's son, Warith Deen Mohammad.
''Warith Deen emerged from this long process as a significant, recognized and respected leader of American Islam, one whose vision highly influences American fls, both Muslim and non-Muslim,'' Smith says.
partners.nytimes.com /books/99/08/08/reviews/990808.08niebuht.html   (760 words)

 Warith Deen Muhammad
Warith Deen Mohammed (1933-) Successor to Elijah Muhammad as head of the Nation of Islam and founder of Muslim American Society (Calumet City, Ill.).
Muhammad, born 30 October 1933, is the son of Clara and Elijah Muhammad.
That year, he changed his title from Supreme Minister to the more Islamic one of Imam and adopted the name Warith Deen Mohammed.
home.att.net /~spmckee/people_muhammadwd.html   (731 words)

 Faith Freedom International :: View topic - History in connection with violent expansion of Islam
Mohammad., no hint of any God/Allaha choosing him as his/her/its messenger..
Mohammad and his Islam is nothing but a local feudal class fighting with each other for power with in couple of towns.
Mohammad's life as Allaha messenger after his first wife Khadija's death..
www.faithfreedom.org /forum/viewtopic.php?t=15311   (9096 words)

 A U.S. Election Strategy for Muslim Americans and Christian Arab Americans for the Year 2000
But because of their numbers, and the happy chance that their communities are situated in the states with the largest concentrations of electoral votes, they can even the playing field very quickly by concentrating on organizational unity.
Muslims already have major roof organizations for religious activity such as Warith Deen Mohammad’s American Muslim Mission, the Islamic Society of North America and the Islamic Circle of North America, to name only the largest.
These already include a lobbying group (the American Muslim Council—AMC), an anti-defamation group (the Council for American-Islamic Relations—CAIR), a grass-roots membership group (the American Muslim Alliance—AMA), and a number of other locally based groups seeking to expand and find their niche in the national political spectrum.
www.wrmea.com /backissues/1298/9812033.html   (2272 words)

 Local Muslims' growth brings move to a larger worship space - Saturday, 01/17/04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
His son, Warith Deen Mohammad, led the national group to embrace the orthodox teachings of Islam.
The Nation of Islam was founded as a fl nationalist organization, using some of the teachings of Islam.
In addition, he said, a cultural center is open for all, and the facility has more room for the Clara Mohammad School.
tennessean.com /local/archives/04/01/45639762.shtml?Element_ID=45639762   (556 words)

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After the Sept. 11, 2001 tragedy and ensuing Islamophobia that congests the airwaves and media, the North American Muslim community has become demoralized and indeed inactive.
It is most important to re-motivate and re-mobilized them for serving Allah’s Deen.
There will be an epoch-making event being held at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on April 13, 2003, under the theme, “Let’s Make this World a Better Place to Live”.
www.studyislam.com /isp/jsp/historicevent.jsp   (530 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Brother Elijah as he is commonly known, was the first organizer of Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI), formally known as the Harlem Churches for Community Improvement.
He is a strong supporter of the Ministry of Imam Warith Deen Mohammad.
Etheridge and wife Cynthia moved to the City of Baltimore in 1990 and assumed the number two organizing position in the BUILD (Baltimore United in Leadership Development) Organization.
www.yaphonline.org /pages/elijah.html   (353 words)

 Artistic Jihad…success « Izzy Mo’s Blog
You can conquer what you will.” On the other side it will say, “Let’s build stronger families.” Keep in mind that this is a Warith Deen Mohammad masjid.
For of you who don’t know, Warith Deen Mohammad is the son of the late Elijah Muhammad, the late charismatic leader of the Nation of Islam.
Many of the Muslims that go to this mosque are former members of the Nation of Islam and even though we love to have Muslims from other races visit, that Afrocentric, Black Power vibe is still there.
izzymo.wordpress.com /2004/09/18/109556476008825715   (713 words)

 ideaFestival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
He is a poet and photographer, cantor and cook.
mam Shahied S. Rashid of Masjid Bilal ibn Rabah is a student of Imam Warith Deen Mohammad.
He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, grew-up in Springfield, Ohio, is a graduate of Henry Clay High School and holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of Kentucky.
2002.ideafestival.com /Relation/downloadFile.cfm?DocNum=392   (563 words)

 The Characteristic of Leadership in the Time of World Crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This message was delivered before an overflow crowd of thousands at Mosque Maryam in Chicago, Illinois, the flagship mosque of the Nation of Islam and its National Headquarters
Imam Warith Deen Mohammad, son of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, and leader of the Muslim American Society, joined Minister Farrakhan in Part II of this timely series.
In his first visit to Mosque Maryam in decades, Imam W.D. Muhammad spoke from the same pulpit he spoke from decades ago as the assistant minister.
store.finalcall.com /hmlf_cat/descriptions/04-14-17-2002.htm   (194 words)

 Chronology of Islamic History
: British and Russian forces invade Iran and Reza Shah is forced to abdicate in favor of his son Mohammad Reza Shah in Iran.
: Death of Elijah Mohammad, leader of Nation of Islam among African Americans in North America.
: Wallace Warith Deen Mohammad assumes leadership of Nation of Islam and shifts movement toward Islamic Orthodoxy renaming it American Muslim Mission.
islamic-world.net /islamic-state/chronology.htm   (8830 words)

 thetruereligion.org - Converts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It was Nation of Islam literature, but they were introducing the Qur’an as the "perfect book", Allah as God, not a Trinitarian belief, and Mohammad as the Prophet (PBUH) There was some confusion in the message, but that was my 1st exposure.
It became more comfortable for me when Imam Warith deen Mohammad became the leader of NOI and introduced prayers and emphasized the Qur’an and the examples of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
I found it more fulfilling, as there were less contradictions and a broader perspective on Islam.
thetruereligion.org /modules/xfsection/article.php?articleid=209   (5357 words)

 StudyIslam.com -- News of a Historic Event
Perhaps, in the history of North America a total of about 75 Muslim leaders of national, regional and local leaders plus scholars of Islam, irrespective of their color, ethnicity and school of thoughts, were seating together on the stage.
The year old IIU (www.studyislam.com), started on the right foot by acknowledging the contributions of Imam Warith Deen Mohammad to Islamic learning with an honorary doctoral degree-the first such diploma awarded by this fledgling institution-offered words of advice that Muslims should "administer the medicine of the Qur'an and the Sunnah of the Prophet."
Hosted by the management of the Islamic Internet University (IIU), the task of making this one-day a reality took a year of careful deliberation, unwavering persistence and a profound sense of obligation.
www.studyislam.com /isp/jsp/MSGEventNews.jsp   (1238 words)

 How Louis Farrakhan has duped the Muslims
And we must beware of all newly invented matters in the Deen of Islaam, because every newly matter in the Deen is Bid'ah, every Bid'ah is astray, and every astray is in the Hellfire.
This is a look at how Louis Farrakhan, with the help of ash-Shaytaan ar-Rajeem, has "pulled the wool " over the eyes of the Muslims, with the exception of most Muslims in America, as the Kufr of Farrakhan and the Nation of "Islam" is well known amongst the Muslims living in the United States.
Even Elijah Muhammad's own son, Warith Deen Mohammad, left the Nation of "Islam" and has claimed to enter the Deen of Islaam, and will one day, insha'Allaah, drop some of the baggage still being carried from his days with NOI and adhere 100% to the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of His Messenger
www.geocities.com /Athens/Olympus/4222/noi_duped.html   (4310 words)

 Islam Online- News Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
British photographer Peter Sanders (Abdul Aleem), who has spent several years capturing striking photographic images in the Muslim world, presented stunning slides from his selection.
Imam Jamal Saeed of the Mosque Foundation, youth leader Rami Nashashibi and a representative of Imam Warith Deen Mohammad’s Muslim American Society also spoke at the event.
The council did not meet its fundraising goal for the evening.
www.islamonline.net /english/news/2002-10/15/article14.shtml   (564 words)

 Rel 248   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Don't miss "General Information" which teaches you about the movement and view the most recent issue of its newspaper The Final Call.
OR, view the website of Imam Warith Deen Mohammad's Muslim American Society.
Triangle Participation/ Observation Project, Part 3, due F Apr 16 at 12 noon.
www.meredith.edu /religion/rel_248.htm   (1418 words)

 Luther Seminary - FAQ on Islam
After Malcolm X was excluded from the Nation, his experiences in the Islamic world—reaching a climax during his pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj)—led him to declare its teachings heretical, especially as they regarded race.
Under the leadership of Warith Deen Mohammad—Elijah and Clara Muhammad’s son—the majority of Muslims of African-American descent have embraced the teachings of mainstream Islam.
Orthodox Islam has gone to great lengths to distance itself from the Nation of Islam.
www.luthersem.edu /gmi/faq_islam.asp   (5797 words)

 Christianity Today Magazine - CTLibrary.com
The 47-year-old New York-based NCC has 33 member denominations, representing 52 million.
The NCC also reached out to American Muslims: Imam Warith Deen Mohammad became the first of his faith to deliver an address at a plenary session.
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www.ctlibrary.com /ct/1997/january6/7t158b.html   (393 words)

 Blogit > alt.muslim for Monday, September 01, 2003
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Passing The Torch: Imam WD Mohammad Steps Down
For the last three decades, the name of Imam Warith Deen Mohammad has been synoymous with the community of African-American Muslims that he helped guide from the combative ideology of his father, Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam, towards orthodox Islam.
www.blogit.com /Blogs/Blog.aspx/altmuslim/2003-09-01   (140 words)

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