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Interview: From MSA to ICNA and ISNA

Dr. Talat Sultan, originally from Pakistan, immigrated to the U.S. in 1962. He earned his Master’s in Islamic history and culture from the University of Karachi and then a Doctorate …

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Obituary: Dr. Ahmad Sakr

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Dr. Sakr got his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He was a founding member and president of the Muslim Students’ Association (MSA) as well as …

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Muslims Have Been Here for Centuries

  Islamic presence in the Americas since the 1400s is well documented  1178 – Muslims Sail to America A Chinese source known as the Sung Document records Muslim sailors journeying …

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Early American Mosques

Many early Muslim communities were comprised of a few individuals and/or families. They met in private homes for prayers, and rented out halls for the Muslim holidays. 1900 – First …