After Ali: The American Muslim Community Between Principle & Interest

Jackson Funeral Muhammad Ali

The funeral and memorial service of our beloved champion Muhammad Ali has inspired the American Muslim community and spawned a new sense of possibility. The explicit and heartfelt national recognition of Ali’s legacy more

Dr. Sherman Jackson on June 15, 2016


Ramadan Reflections with Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans

In Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans’ Ramadan Reflection, he talks about understanding our life’s purpose by living by the great examples of our Prophets.

Ubaydullah Evans on June 6, 2016


Muhammad Ali: An My American Hero

Muhammad Ali

Like many of my generation of Muslims, Muhammad Ali came into my life before Islam did. In the 1960s, even before Malcolm X’s estrangement from the Nation of Islam and his eventual death in 1965, it was Muhammad Ali who became the public face of the movement.

June 5, 2016


Ramadan: Black Muslims Reflect on the Qur’an – Juz’ 1


By Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans

ALIF. LĀM. MĪM. The first verse of Sūrat al-Baqarah and perhaps one of the most well-known of the Qur’ān is simply three seemingly unrelated letters.

Ubaydullah Evans on June 4, 2016


The Impact of Liberalism, Secularism and Atheism On The American Mosque

There are so many iterations and ‘schools’ of liberalism that it almost seems inaccurate to speak of it as a single phenomenon. But while some of the differences between the various schools of liberalism are significant, the bedrock of liberalism is the commitment to liberty, from the Latin liber, “free.”

Dr. Sherman Jackson on February 4, 2016


Mosques and the Challenge of Change

Mosques in America today, not unlike those in Muslim history, continue the struggle to balance communal inclusivity with ritual orthodoxy. That this struggle has defined the function of the mosque since its very inception is lost on those who see mosques as spiritual retreats….

Ubaydullah Evans on December 16, 2015


Pre-Order – Revelation: The Story of Muhammad

“Looking over this text was akin to seeing the Internet for the first time. This is something that may change the way the life of the Prophet is understood in the English speaking world.”

December 8, 2015


The Passing of Prof. Ahmad Rahman

Ahmad Rahman Cropped

It was with great sadness that I received the news this morning of the death of a dear friend, Professor Ahmad Rahman, who at the time of his death was Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, Dearborn.

September 23, 2015


ALIM Day Program and Dinner

ALIM Marriage Debate
Join us for an engaging, honest and heartfelt program, as we explore how the redefinition of marriage affects muslims here in America.

Dr. Sherman Jackson
Dr. Muneer Fareed

Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans
Dr. Ali Suleiman Ali

July 17, 2015

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