Islamic Calligraphy

A little taste of an Islamic Art The Glorious Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be on him) in the seventh century of the Christian Era (610 CE - 632 CE). The revelations came to the Prophet through the angel Gabriel. For the past fourteen centuries, Muslims [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:31+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Heritage, Muslim Heritage|

Family: The Building Blocks of Society

By Saulat PervezMr. and Mrs. Siddiq migrated to the United States in the late 1980s from Pakistan. Sponsored by Mrs. Siddiq’s brother, they had a clear and simple goal: to avail better educational opportunities for their four children in the New World.Muhammad Uthman came to the United States as a [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:35+00:00 October 31st, 2014|Islamic Teachings, La Famille en Islam, North America, social-ties|

Islam in America

Explore the relationship between Islam and America through a Multimedia Interview with Imam Khalid Griggs. History of Muslims in America. Of all the faiths practiced in the United States, Islam is the fastest growing, the most questioned and the least understood. Who are the American Muslims? When did they [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:07+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Muslim Heritage, North America|

Heritage

United States of America - Home of over 6 Million Muslims. "If there is much misunderstanding in the West about the nature of Islam, there is also much ignorance about the debt our own culture and civilisation owe to the Islamic world. It is a failure, which [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:50+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Heritage, Muslim World|

My Journey to Islam

Conversion to Islam among African-Americans is a significant feature of American Islamic life. In spite of a generally negative portrayal by the U.S. media, Islam is rapidly gaining converts in the U.S. One such conversion was that of African-American writer Steven Barboza. Read below an account of his conversion, titled, [...]

2017-12-01T00:22:08+00:00 June 4th, 2010|North America|