The Five Smooth Stones

Islam is the eternal religion—there is no beginning nor end to it. It is the religion of every true book (religious scripture). We have five pillars that we stand upon which serve as the foundation upon which our whole life is structured. “And David guided his sword upon his armor, and he assayed to go;Continue reading “The Five Smooth Stones”

“Building the Community and Family”

By Imam W. Deen Mohammed (The article was first printed in the December 5, 1997 edition of the Muslim Journal newspaper) “Community is the focus for us, and what I see as the most important thing to start with in building a community is the establishment of a nucleus.  A Muslim community is established toContinue reading ““Building the Community and Family””

Imam W. Deen Mohammed speaks on Developing Community!

“We are Muslims after our father Abraham, upon him be peace. Our hope is the hope of Abraham, the upright in nature. We are the community of Muhammed the Prophet (SAW). G-d says that He made us a community. He made Adam a man; He made a community. Also, we know that G-d made ProphetContinue reading “Imam W. Deen Mohammed speaks on Developing Community!”

The Bible is the graveyard of our people!

“The Honorable Master Elijah Muhammad (may Allah forgive him his sins) said that the graveyard of our people is the Bible. If you are to be raised from the grave, you have to be raised from the grave of the Bible. That work is not over because the Bible is still a graveyard. If youContinue reading “The Bible is the graveyard of our people!”

Islam is Freedom, Justice and Equality

The first understanding that I had of the word “Islam” was “freedom, justice and equality.” That meaning lives today in the hearts and minds of many of us, whose first acquaintance with Muslims and Islam began right here in this city of Detroit, the Motor City, with the Hon. Elijah Muhammad and his teacher, W.Continue reading “Islam is Freedom, Justice and Equality”

We want Freedom, Justice and Equality

“We want freedom. We want a full and complete freedom. We want justice. Equal justice under the law. We want justice applied equally to all, regardless of creed or class or color. We want equality of opportunity. We want equal membership in society with the best in civilized society.” (The Honorable Elijah Muhammad, “Message toContinue reading “We want Freedom, Justice and Equality”

Imam W. Deen Mohammed Speaks on Leadership!

“Society, culture, civilization, nations, are not built on any short–term program. Society, great culture, nations are built on long range programs, and a leader who comes up to excite our appetites just for this month or just for the duration of his personal life is not truly the leader. A leader is one who thinksContinue reading “Imam W. Deen Mohammed Speaks on Leadership!”

Hog Flesh Eaters

They that sanctify themselves, and purify them­selves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine’s flesh, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the Lord.”  –Isaiah 66:17 Christian people eat pig flesh and yet profess the same Scripture that condemns the eating of pig flesh. As long asContinue reading “Hog Flesh Eaters”