Baghdad: A Historical Overview

By Saulat PervezThe rich history of BaghdadWhen we think of Baghdad today, we imagine a war-torn, ravaged city. However, Baghdad has a rich history which the present should not obscure. From the eighth century to the thirteenth century, Baghdad was a metropolis known for intellectual and material prosperity, showcasing numerous [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:00+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Islam in USA – American Mosques

Courtesy U.S. Department of State's Office of International Information Programs More than 1,200 mosques and Islamic centers have existed in this country, according to a survey conducted in the latter part of the 1990s, but fewer than 100 were actually designed as mosques. The survey revealed that most Islamic [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:33+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Islamic Shariah

By Saulat Pervez When the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, first began to receive revelations from God in 610 A.D., little did he know that they were the foundational stones for the formation of a future state to be refined piecemeal over the next 23 years. Complete with [...]

2017-12-01T22:03:18+00:00 October 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|

The Future of Islam in America

By Saulat Pervez A Perspective on Obama’s Cairo Speech Much has been said about the importance of President Obama’s historic address in Cairo on June 4, 2009, and most of it has to do with America and the Muslim world. However, we must not forget an important component of [...]

2017-12-01T21:05:45+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|

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|Uncategorized|