When Muslims think of Baghdad, they don't think of Saddam Hussain. Tyrants like him come and go. They think of their glorious past: the legends of Caliph Harun Rashid; the libraries of this great city, which were the largest in the world; literary classics like the 1001 Arabian Nights; and one of the greatest Islamic scholars of all time, Imam Abu Haneefa.
"Were you to put your complete trust and reliance on Allah, He would provide for you as He provides for the birds. They issue forth hungry in the morning and return filled in the evening."- Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him (Tirmidhi).
Unlike the Jewish community of the US, Muslims in America have neither money power nor media power. Muslims in America, however, do have one weapon with which they can move forward provided they unite to use it effectively: their vote.
Dr. Irving was once a fixture at Muslim conventions. This author, professor, and translator of the first American English translation of the Quran who accepted Islam over 50 years ago passed away peacefully on the morning of September 24, 2002 in his Mississippi home.
A profile of American Muslims as of 2001. Estimates of Muslim population in the US range from less than three million to nine million. The World Almanac 2001 states that there are about 5.8 million Muslims in the USA.
While the incredibly close and drawn out race is how most Americans will probably remember election 2000, Muslims in the US are more likely to recall this race with a sense of hope, triumph and a determination to do better next time.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.