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Muslim Journal: Our Community's Lifeline of Communication w/Guest Ayesha Mustafa

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Join WORDS MAKE PEOPLE on Sunday March 6, 2010 from 1-3 p.m. (EST) for a lively discussion on Muslim Journal: Our Community's Lifeline of Communication with our special guest Sister-Editor Ayesha K. Mustafaa. 

The Muslim Journal is the lifeline of our evolving community that keeps us connected  in many ways. It offers opportunities for sharing information within the rules of journalism. Join us in conversation with Sister Ayesha K. Mustafaa on this publication as we discuss myriad topics and events happening within the community of Muslims in association with Imam W. Deen Mohammed.

Ayesha K. Mustafaa has been editor of the Muslim Journal weekly newspaper since January, 1989. She is a graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Penn., with a BA Degree and Double Major in Psychology and Political Science. She has a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia College of Chicago, Ill.

Ayesha is a Muslim convert and comes from a Mississippi family of Civil Rights activists of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. era. She joined the community of Muslims in affiliation with Imam W. Deen Mohammed, the son of Elijah Muhammad and mentor to Malcolm X, in late 1974. She has held many positions in our Muslim community prior to becoming Editor of the Muslim Journal.

She has traveled extensively as part of delegations led by Imam W. Deen Mohammed, going to Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem and the West Bank, most notable trip the meeting between Imam Mohammed and President Yasser Arafat. She was a presenter at the 3-day International Media Conference, hosted by the Focolare in Rome, Italy, in 2004. She made Hajj to Mecca in 1977 a part of the first and then largest Muslim American group led on Hajj by Imam W. Deen Mohammed. Ayesha was named the Muslim Woman of the Year by the Community of Imam W. Deen Mohammed in 1994.

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