The Institute of Muslim American Studies (IMAS) provides research and ethnographic studies on the phenomenon of Muslim African Americans and their journey to true human freedom. It examines the evolution of the Muslim African American individual, family, and community inspired by the Qur’an and the life of Prophet Muhammad ibn Abdullah, (prayers and peace be upon him).
IMAS bridges the gap between traditional Islamic Studies, American History, and African American History, which have not adequately addressed the Muslim African American experience. IMAS welcomes the engagement and support of institutions and the general public to advance the truth of this unique spiritual phenomenon which is providing extraordinary lessons for human society.
The Institute of Muslim American Studies (IMAS) is a non-profit, 501c3 public benefit corporation, incorporated in 2010 in the state of California.
- Bilali Muhammad
- Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, called Job ben Solomon
- Abd al Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori
- Clara Muhammad, Mother of the Nation