diversity

American Muslim Diversity: An Opportunity Or an Opportunity Wasted?

by Imam Luqman Ahmed Aside from the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, the presence of Muslims in the United States is arguably the most racially and ethnically diverse assemblage

imam

The Challenges of Being an Imam in America

by Imam Luqman Ahmad I’ve served as an Imam of a masjid for more than twenty years. During that time, I’ve made a basketful of observations based on my own experiences and t

priorities

4 Priorities American Mosques Must have in 2017

by Imam Luqman Ahmed One thing is for sure — leadership is not easy and any imam, amir, masjid board president or board member will tell you that leadership for the Muslim commu

Why Muslim Americans Should Not Vote as a Bloc

By Luqman Ahmad, community submission As provocatively empowering as it may sound, American Muslims should not consider voting as a bloc. None of the terms used to describe Musl