Thug Life; A Means to No End. A personal story by Imam Luqman Ahmad
Years later, I had just finished making salatul Jum’ah at the Islamic Center on Broad St. (near vine) and was sitting down doing my little thikr after the salat, when I heard someone say: “Assalaamu alaikum”, as I turned and glanced over my shoulder, I saw that is was my nemesis from the old neighborhood.…
Hurdling the American Muslim Challenge, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
One thing that we must keep in mind is that we are a diverse community; however, that diversity is only a virtue if we navigate it correctly by coming together.
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…
Seven out of every ten converts, leave Islam, by Imam Luqman Ahmad
Most Muslim converts in America these days are a one shot deal. They convert to Islam but it doesn’t really spread to the next generation. The average convert today is simply subject to too many fluctuations, and quirky influences in his or her faith and ideology in the name of Islam to keep up.