The Team

Imam Amin Nathari is widely acknowledged as a critically acclaimed author and lecturer, and one of the leading and most passionate voices of his generation on the contemporary socio-political challenges and issues of our time. Nathari specializes primarily in the analysis and documentation of events and issues that impact Muslims and the Islamic experience in America today. He is a renowned and respected activist and servant-leader in the Muslim American community for over twenty (20) years. He founded the Islam in America Movement (IAM) in 2008, and serves as its National Representative.


Hakeem Muhammad is a Black Muslim Public Intellectual, Public Interest Law Fellow at Northeastern Law School, and Educator at Muslim Empowerment Institute (MEI).  Muhammad’s scholarship is dedicated to Islamic revival in the black community. He believes that  Islam must be restored to having the transformative effect in once had in mitigating the social ills of  Black America.  Muhammad has previously worked in the African-American Male Initiative  working to increase the college retention rates of Black Male students. He has also taught  political philosophy for Harvard Debate Council and Cal Speech and Debate Camp at U. C Berkeley.