The Naked Truth
"The Naked Truth" from th Goal Mind of Abu Shahid
About the Book
Publication Date: October 10, 2008
This book is a record of the life and times of Abu Shahid (born in New York in April 1931 John Charles Brooks). Raised in New York s mean streets he survived the Depression. Early encounters with the law got him transplanted to Pittsburgh, PA, when he was 14 years old, where being an only child he started his solo quest for survival. In which course he did a stint in the Armed Forces between Korea and Vietnam from 56 through 58 and coming home to the civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King and the rising Nation of Islam under Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X, where he met Allah in the person of Clarence 13X later to be known as The Father. They became fast friends and founders of the 5% Nation, now known as the Nation of Gods and Earths. Their struggle and rise from the underworld throughout all the hectic 60s has led to this day and time where now Abu Shahid, a gentlemen of advanced age, a season senior citizen, the Elder of the Nation of Gods and Earths, has become willing to set down as his legacy the historical facts and perspectives for those who seek a higher level of enlightenment and follow a path of truth, justice and righteousness for the common good of all mankind.
About the Author
Abu Shahid is an independent producer at PCTV, producing five (5) shows: Isis A&ECO, an arts and entertainment program;AZN IMPCO Presents, a black cultural awareness series; The Sun of Man, a spiritual restoration program;The Universal Street Academy Presents; and Sista II Sista; both live call-in shows that invite the community to call in with their views on timely and pertinent issues. Abu Shahid was born April, 25, 1931. He is 77 years old; A seasoned Senior Citizen and gentlemen of advanced age. He's a father of four and has three grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Among other things, he's a veteran, ex-offender, a world trav
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