Al-Islam mosque in Atlanta - United States
Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam, is a mosque located in Atlanta, Georgia, created since 1990. Majority of the congregation are of African American background, whom many were Christian and had converted to Islam.
The mosque is located at 560 Fayetteville Road in the south east of the city. It was first established when Elijah Muhammad purchased a property on Bankhead Hwy. The property was disputed after his death, however the mosque was then moved to Fayetteville Road under the leadership of Warith Deen Mohammed. In 1990 an abandoned shopping center was bought by its members which was then renovated to what is known today as the mosque.
The mosque identifies itself under the association of late Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, who was the son of the former Nation of Islam leader, Elijah Muhammad. Mohammed guided its members to the practice of Sunni Islam of which the mosque identifies today under the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad. It has both men and women congregants, with women making up 30 per cent during the Jumu’ah prayers.;
Address: Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam
560 Fayetteville Rd SE, Atlanta, GA
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