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Muslims In Baltimore

Muslim Community Cultural Center of Baltimore
In Association With The Leadership of Imam W. Deen Mohammed

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"Say: Truly, my prayer and my sacrifice, my life and my death; are all for Allah; The cherisher of the worlds; No partner hath He: This I am commanded, and I am the first of those who bow to his will..."

A tribute to our Muslim Pioneers from the
Holy Qur'an, Sarah 6 Ayat 162


More Than 157Years of Marriage Between 3 Couples
Wali & Shahidah Aquil
Brother Nathaniel Karim
& Sister Pattie Karim

We have been married for 55 years and we credit the teaching of the Honorable Elijah Mohammed and his son the Imam W. Deen Mohammed for taking us to the path of Allah. There will be ups and downs, but thanks to Allah for His mercy that has held us together. "All Praise be to Allah"
Brother Wali Abdul Hamid Aquil
& Sister L. Shahidah Aquil


Married 58 years, accepted Islam September 1948. Attributes longevity of life and married life to the Honorable Elijah Muhammad's dietary teachings as well as his teachings of a belief in the oneness of G-d.
Brother Wali Muhammad &
Sister Robest Muhammad

As Salaam-Alaikum, We have been married for 44 years with the blessing of Allah, keeping Him in mind and heart keeps us together. We've learned that we have to give and take in order to have a successful marriage.


Muslims in America owe a debt of gratitude to the Honorable Elijah Mohmmed, his son; Imam W. Deen Mohammed and the many dedicated pioneers, whose efforts blazed the trails and set up the lights. Islam was and is their life! The pioneer's devotion and commitment to the leadership of the Honorable Elijah Mohammed continues with the leadership of Imam W. Deen Mohammed
.

The teachings of the Honorable Elijah Mohammed begin in Baltimore in 1946, when a brother named Charles Sharif came to Baltimore from Washington DC. He begin to hold meetings in the park and in the home of several people. In 1947 the pioneers open their first place in Baltimore on Madison street. In those days if you were renting and it was found out that you were preaching the teachings of the Honorable Elijah Mohammed, you were forced to move. Next the pioneers moved to Ensor street, then to Fayette street and then to Greenwillow street. The next move was to purchase the property at 514 Wilson street (Islamic Way). Finally, in 1987 Those in association with the Leadership of Imam W. Deen Mohammed moved to 3401 W. North Ave.

In the face of many hardship, the Pioneers from Baltimore & Washington DC have the distinction of helping to establish temples in Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Boston

In Addition to the Muslim Community Cultural Center, there are 2 Masjids in association with the Leadership of Imam W. Deen Mohammed in Baltimore.

Starting from the top left are: Jameel Ansari, Nathaniel Karim, Wali Aquil, Yusuf, Theodore Muhammad, Wali Muhammad, John Karriem, second row left: Shahidah Aquil, Stella Shakir, Tauheedah Bakir, Bakir Syed, Robest Muhammad, Dorothy Haqq, Sarah Abdullah, Sarah Shareef, Pattie Karim
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