Our beloved founder
Imam Qasim Ahmad
Imam Qasim Ahmed’s (RA) early Islamic development began with The Nation of Islam, led by the late Honorable Elijah Muhammad. In 1975, he continued to develop more fruitfully as a Muslim under the leadership of the late Imam W. D. Mohammed. He rose in rank during the 1980’s to become the national spokesperson for Imam Mohammed. As an astute student of the Holy Qur’an, he developed a system of easy and unique techniques to facilitate the ease of learning the Qur’anic Arabic language. In 1978 he began traveling around the United States teaching the language of the Qur’an, which lead the creation of The Islamic Learning Institute It later became a mobile school to help teach the followers of Imam W. D. Mohammed how to read and study the Qur’an in the Arabic language. He earned his scholarship through the nearly 50 years through his assiduous study and travel around the world teaching the language of the Qur’an in educational seminars, workshops and lectures on a wide array of topics designed to educate the minds of the people and propagate the religion of Al-Islam.