Category: Black Muslim History
Black American Sunni Muslims and Their Leaders, Contextually Speaking, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Black American Sunni Muslims and converts to Islam are arguably the most leaderless Muslim demographic on the face of the Earth. Can we blame that on the Muslim leaders themselves? Is anyone to blame?
Why Black American Muslim and Convert Communities are Headed Towards Extinction, by Imam Abu Laith Luqman Ahmad
Many folks prefer that American Muslim converts are oblivious to their own realities, especially when it comes to the decline of convert communities.
New Book Release! The Devil’s Deception of the Modern-Day Salafiyyah Sect, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
A detailed analysis of the Modern Day Salafi Sect, their beliefs, practices and influences upon the religious framework of Muslim America. In particular, the indigenous American Muslim population.
The Tale of The Two Muslim Americas By Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
By all credible accounts, indigenous African-American and convert Muslims have been relegated to a second class and sometimes even third class status in modern-day Muslim America.
Generational Continuity and Preserving Islam in Your Family; A Case for Maintaining Muslim Congregations. By Shaykh Luqman Ahmad
It is arguable that the biggest problem to beset African American Muslim communities by far are that most of them are not part of communities. This is a dangerous state; especially for someone new to Islam. The basis of success for a community is enjoining upon each other truth and patience. This is best done…
African American Muslims; Making Hard Choices That Will Change Our Condition
There is nothing we can do to change the past beloveds, but we have an opportunity before us for a better future. However, it requires that we submit wholeheartedly to the moral and liturgical principles of Islam. Changing the condition begins with the self. If there was ever a place to begin then I suggest…
The Decline of Indigenous American Muslim Communities, by Imam Luqman Ahmad Part 2: Self Splintering
Some Muslims believe that they must wait around for the caliphate to come into being that will herald in a utopian society, others believe that you need approval from a Sheikh, ten thousand miles away before you can act upon anything, and still others believe that even to consider ones self as an American is…
Advice for Ramadan From Imam Luqman Ahmad;Patience and Forgiveness towards Anti-Islamic Sentiment,
Ramadan is a month when Muslims should exhibit the best qualities in the face of spiritual tests and challenges that lay in our paths. Since it is a month when the purpose is to obtain taqwa (piety), we should take care to follow the correct principles of faith and guidance when responding to challenges and…