Tonight's program has been completely dedicated to giving you an inside peak into the going-ons of the upcoming conventions. We discuss the 26th Annual Muslim Convention, sponsored by Mosque Cares, and the ISNA convention.
Executive Producer: Abdul Malik Mujahid
Host(s): Matthew Ramadan
Imam Anthony is the resident Imam of Masjid Wali Mahmoud Islamic Center in Lansing Michigan. He joined the Nation of Islam in 1971 and became a supporter He holds a Science Degree in Wood Science and Technology From Colorado State University and worked 30 years in the Forest Products industry providing technical and marketing assistance to companies and government agencies.
Hazem Bata is the secretary general of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). Mr. Bata is a lawyer and activist making outstanding contributions to the American Muslim community. He holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from West Virginia University School of Law and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from Washington University in Saint Louis. He practiced law in Florida and was a partner in Bata & Associates, P.A. working in real estate development and business law. Prior to joining ISNA, he served as Operations Manager for Bank of America where he managed the Mortgage Resolution Team (MRT). Bata previously served as an executive council member of the Islamic Center of Morgantown for several years while in West Virginia. He was a legal intern with the Arab-American Anti- Discrimination Committee (ADC) and was active with various other American Muslim organizations in Florida. He also served as executive director of the Orlando chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Orlando) from 2008-2009.