Posts tagged Warith Deen Mohammed
American Muslim: Death of Imam W. D. Muhammad, A Colossal Loss

In the Name of God, the Subtle, the Loving The news came as an enormous shock. I felt an immediate sadness, a feeling of tremendous loss. I was walking out of the hospital when I learned that Imam W.D. Muhammad had passed away; I will always remember where I was when that happened. Imam W.D. Muhammad was truly an American Muslim leader: embodying all that was good about both America and the Muslim community.

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Chicago Tribune: Imam W. Deen Mohammed 1933 ~ 2008

Imam W. Deen Mohammed, the rebellious son of the late Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad who broke from black nationalism and moved thousands of African-Americans to mainstream Islam, died Tuesday, according to family members.

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Chicago Sun Times: IMAM WARITH DEEN MOHAMMED | 1933-2008 'IMAM OF AMERICA' | Leader Praised for Integrity, Humility

One of America's most revered religious leaders died Tuesday in the south suburbs.According to the Cook County medical examiner's office, 74-year-old Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, longtime leader of the millions-strong American Society of Muslims, was pronounced dead shortly after noon.

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CNN Blogs Anderson Cooper 360: Farewell, America’s Imam

The American Muslim community mourns the passing of a historic figure who was crucial in the development of Muslim life in America. The Honorable Imam Warith Deen Mohammed was an African-American Muslim spiritual leader, reformer, educator, civil rights advocate, interfaith activist, and an international goodwill ambassador.

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ABC7-News: American Muslims Mourn the Loss of a Great Leader

Muslims in America and across the world mourn the loss of spiritual leader Imam Warith Deen Mohammed. Mohammed, the son of the Honorable Elijah Mohammed, was a reformer, educator, civil rights advocate, interfaith activist, and an international goodwill ambassador. He is also known for moving thousands of African-Americans into mainstream Islam after breaking away from his father's group.

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