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What a White Muslim Sub-Community Would Look Like

What a White Muslim Sub-Community Would Look Like

When one steps into a mosque in the West, we either see Muslims predominately from one ethnic group, or an array of different ethnicities with a few token converts. The mosques have been present in the West for decades, yet converts, especially White converts, are difficult to acquire, maintain, and make them feel like they are fully part of the[Read More…]

November 11, 2018 0 comments Society
White Muslims On Their Mission in American Society

White Muslims On Their Mission in American Society

  Don’t we get it? We are at the top of the social hierarchy of all the social groups in the world today. And we have Islam. We are the Abu Bakr’s and the Umar’s and the Uthman’s. The Prophet SAW prayed for one of the Umar’s to become Muslim because both Umar’s had high standing in Mecca. They had[Read More…]

October 14, 2018 0 comments Our vision
On White American Converts (1998)

On White American Converts (1998)

UNDATED _ Ismail Royer remembers the sunny fall afternoon seven years ago when a songbird heard in a suburban St. Louis park transformed him from a lapsed Catholic into a believing Muslim. Royer heard the sound that changed his life as he and a Muslim friend sat in Manchester Park engaged in yet another of their intense discussions about God.[Read More…]

September 10, 2018 0 comments Society
“The” European Muslims in Europe and America

“The” European Muslims in Europe and America

With the turmoil in the Muslim world and the rise of global terrorism there are many debates about “European Muslims”, “American Muslims”, and “Western Muslims”. These discussions come out as a pressure felt by western Muslims to distance themselves from terrorists; and also as a categorization between “good” Muslims and “bad” Muslims. Today we speak about the need of an[Read More…]

September 4, 2018 0 comments Society
What Can Black Muslims Teach White Muslims? And Why Do They Learn The Opposite?

What Can Black Muslims Teach White Muslims? And Why Do They Learn The Opposite?

Isn’t it funny that white converts connected with the Warith Deen Muhammad community (also known as The American Society of Al-Islam), or even with past in the Nation of Islam, speak about the problems of white Muslims in the U.S. today? Although I lived on the other side of the Earth, for me as a white European interested in Islam,[Read More…]

August 29, 2018 0 comments Our vision
The Oldest Lasting Muslim Organization in the US – a European One

The Oldest Lasting Muslim Organization in the US – a European One

The oldest lasting Muslim organization in Northern America is Džemijetul Hajrije/The Benevolent Society formed by Bosniaks 1906 in Chicago. Today they are known as Bosnian Islamic Cultural Center and are part of Islamic Community of Bosnia. Bosnians first migrated to Chicago in the late nineteenth century. Early migrants from Bosnia-Herzegovina were generally young, unskilled male laborers who came in search[Read More…]

August 17, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Too Local, Too Global, What is Optimal?

Too Local, Too Global, What is Optimal?

In search of the correct model of their identity, the known white converts prefer to turn to any alternative, rather than move by most obvious and logical way. So, one of them tries to “heal” white Muslims from their whiteness, offering them to feel Muslim Rednecks or Southern Muslims (of the USA). By itself, such an approach is quite organic[Read More…]

July 21, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Caring for White Muslims and Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Caring for White Muslims and Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

In the West, there is a category of dai’s, both working with white Muslims or the white Muslims themselves, who understand that without attracting whites to Islam, Islam will remain in the ghetto of minorities. They show friendliness to white people interested in Islam, as well as to white converts, they want them to feel comfortable in a new environment.[Read More…]

July 8, 2018 2 comments Our vision
Possibly First Mosque in New York Founded by Tatars

Possibly First Mosque in New York Founded by Tatars

«Tatar Mosque in Brooklyn, New York» — Powers Street Williamsburg Brooklyn Possibly First Mosque in New York , Founded by Tatar Muslims from Poland, Lithuania and Belarus at the beginning of the 20th Century.

July 3, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
White American Muslim about his way to Islam

White American Muslim about his way to Islam

May 13, 2018 0 comments Faith