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The Founding Fathers on Islam and Muslims

Date: October 2, 2018 | Categories: Featured, Video All, Videos,

Description: Our founding fathers considered Muslims when they were establishing the United States of America. They were confronted with issues surrounding freedom of religion to the point that they specifically discussed the possibility of the hypothetical Muslim citizen. They also were very critical of the religious teachings they had received, so much so, that they questioned and sometimes denied the …

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Muslim Roots in America: Stories of Muslims in Early American History

Date: August 6, 2018 | Categories: Video All, Videos,

Did You Know? Muslims Came to America before Columbus New Mexico was Discovered by a Muslim California is Named After Queen Califia The First Settler of Brooklyn, NY was a Muslim Benjamin Franklin Quoted Sirah and Wrote ‘Bismillah’ The University of Alabama Saved the Qur’an Senator Sumner Used Qur’anic Verses to Fight Slavery The Statue of Liberty was Originally a Muslim Woman The …

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Muslims in American History: A Forgotten Legacy

Date: June 12, 2018 | Categories: Video All, Videos,

What do you know about Muslim immigration to America? When did the earliest Muslims arrive? When did members of this community first arrive in America? Dr Jerald Dirk received his Bachelor of Arts (philosophy) from Harvard College in 1971, his Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School in 1974, his Master of Arts (clinical child psychology) from the University of …