American Sunni Muslims

American Sunni Muslims

  • Abderrahim Foukara
    Abderrahim Foukara is the Al Jazeera's Washington, D.C. bureau chief.
  • Abdul Kerim al-Qubrusi
    Aydoğan Fuat, formally referred to as Sahibul Saif Shaykh Abdul Kerim al-Qubrusi, was an American Sufi Sheikh of Turkish Cypriot origin and former representative of the Naqshbandi-Haqqani Order in the United States, under the leader Nazim Al-Haqqani.
  • Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi
    Yasir Qadhi is an American Muslim scholar and writer of Pakistani descent. Since 2001, he has served as Dean of Academic Affairs at the Al-Maghrib Institute, an international Islamic educational institution with a center in Houston, Texas.
  • Adam Yahiye Gadahn Adam Yahiye Gadahn
    Adam Yahiye Gadahn was an American senior operative, cultural interpreter, spokesman and media advisor for the Islamist group al-Qaeda. Since 2004, he had appeared in a number of videos produced by al-Qaeda as "Azzam the American".
  • Ahmad Abousamra
    Ahmad Abousamra, known also as Abu Sulayman ash-Shami and Abu Maysarah ash-Shami, was a Syrian-American Islamic militant and ideologue who served as the chief editor of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's Dabiq magazine.
  • Ahmed Omar Abu Ali
    Ahmed Omar Abu Ali is an American who was convicted of providing material support to the al Qaeda terrorist network and conspiracy to assassinate President George W. Bush.
  • Ahmed Tijani Ben Omar Ahmed Tijani Ben Omar
    Ahmed Tijani Ben Omar is a Ghanaian-born American Islamic scholar and Imam.
  • Aiham Alsammarae Aiham Alsammarae
    Aiham Alsammarae is a nationalistic, Sunni, Iraqi politician who served as Minister of Electricity from August 2003 until May 2005.
  • Ali Mohamed
    Ali Abdul Saoud Mohamed, is a double agent who worked for both the CIA and Egyptian Islamic Jihad simultaneously, reporting on the workings of each for the benefit of the other.
  • Aukai Collins Aukai Collins
    Aukai Collins, born on February 13, 1974, also known as Aqil Collins, was an American of Irish descent who converted to Islam and fought with Islamic Chechen irregulars of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
  • Beanie Sigel
    Dwight Equan Grant, better known by his stage name Beanie Sigel, is an American rapper and actor from South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a former artist of Roc-A-Fella Records he is closely associated with rappers Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek and others from the label.
  • Betty Shabazz Betty Shabazz
    Betty Shabazz, born Betty Dean Sanders and also known as Betty X, was an American educator and civil rights advocate. She was the wife of Malcolm X.
  • Bryant Neal Vinas Bryant Neal Vinas
    Bryant Neal Vinas is a Hispanic Muslim American convicted of participating in and supporting Al-Qaeda plots in Afghanistan and the U.S.
  • Daayiee Abdullah
    Daayiee Abdullah is an African American, gay Imam in Washington, D.C. Abdullah is said to be one of three openly gay Imams in the world Abdullah operated the Al-Fatiha Foundation until it closed in 2011.
  • Daniel Maldonado (islamist)
    Daniel Maldonado, also known as his adopted Muslim name Daniel Aljughaifi, is a U.S. citizen who in February 2007 became the first to face charges in federal court for training with Al-Shabaab, a terrorist organization in Somalia.
  • Douglas McCain
    Douglas McAuthur McCain was an American jihadist who was killed in Syria in late August 2014, in an encounter with the Free Syrian Army while fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • Eric Harroun
    Eric Glenn Harroun was an American Sunni Muslim convert, and former fighter with the Free Syrian Army in Syria, during the Syrian Civil War.
  • G. Willow Wilson G. Willow Wilson
    Gwendolyn Willow Wilson, known professionally as G. Willow Wilson, is an American comics writer, prose author, essayist, and journalist.
  • Hamaas Abdul Khaalis
    Hamaas Abdul Khaalis also known as Ernest "XX" McGee and Ernest 2X McGee was an Islamic leader who led what became known as the 1977 Hanafi Siege, a domestic terrorist incident planned to draw attention to the murder of his family.
  • Hamza Perez
    Hamza Perez is a Puerto Rican American rap artist who converted to Islam after he decided to quit his life as a drug dealer. Hamza spends his time on the streets and jail cells spreading the message of Islam to at-risk youth and communities.
  • H. Rap Brown H. Rap Brown
    Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, also known as H. Rap Brown, was the fifth chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, and during a short-lived alliance between SNCC and the Black Panther Party, he served as their minister of justice.
  • Jaime Fletcher
    Jaime "Mujahid" Fletcher is a filmmaker and member of NALIP. He is the owner and CEO of an advertising agency "FocusPoint Studios." He is a youth advocate and founder of the Andalucia Media Arts Center.
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Keith Ellison Keith Ellison
    Keith Maurice Ellison is an American politician and lawyer who has been the U.S. Representative for MN's 5 since 2007 and Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee since 2017. Ellison is a member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, the Minnesota state Democratic Party affiliate.
  • Kevin Gates Kevin Gates
    Kevin Jerome Gilyard, better known by his stage name Kevin Gates, is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur. He is currently signed to Dead Game Records and Atlantic Records / Artist Partners along with his own record label, Bread Winners' Association.
  • Khadijah Rivera
    Khadijah Rivera founded the first organization, PIEDAD, for Latinas of the Islamic faith in 1988. She was a Puerto Rican Muslim convert from Roman Catholicism. She was married to an Egyptian Muslim. Khadijah Rivera was involved in some two dozen social causes.
  • Malcolm X Malcolm X
    Malcolm X was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence.
  • MC Ren
    Lorenzo Jerald Patterson, better known by his stage name MC Ren, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Compton, California. He is the founder and owner of the record label Villain. His moniker is derived from the middle letters in his first name.
  • Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
    Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed is a Somali diplomat and politician who is the 9th and current President of Somalia. He was previously Prime Minister of Somalia from November 2010 until June 2011 and is the founder and Chairman of the Tayo Political Party.
  • Moner Mohammad Abu Salha
    Moner Mohammad Abu Salha was an American suicide bomber who killed himself and several Syrian troops with a truck bomb in Ariha, Syria in the name of al-Nusra Front.
  • Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy
    Muhammad ibn Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Sa'id ibn Muhammad ibn Ali al-Ninowy is a Syrian-born American Islamic scholar, theologian, and a Medical doctor.
  • Nihad Awad Nihad Awad
    Nihad Awad is the Executive Director and Founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
  • Shamsi Ali
    Imam Shamsi Ali is a prominent moderate Muslim Scholar known for promoting interfaith dialogues among Abrahamic Religions in United States and the Chairman of the Al-Hikmah Mosque and the Director of Jamaica Muslim Center in Jamaica, Queens, New York City.
  • Siraj Wahhaj Siraj Wahhaj
    Siraj Wahhaj is an African-American imam of Al-Taqwa mosque in Brooklyn, New York and the leader of The Muslim Alliance in North America. He was also the former vice president of Islamic Society of North America.
  • Wadih el-Hage Wadih el-Hage
    Wadih Elias el-Hage is a former al-Qaeda member who is serving life imprisonment in the United States for his part in the 1998 United States embassy bombings. He was indicted and arrested in 1998, and convicted on all counts and sentenced to life without parole in 2001.
  • Yahya Hendi
    Imam Yahya Hendi is the Muslim chaplain at Georgetown University; the Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick, Frederick, MD; and was the Muslim chaplain at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD until his retirement from the United States Navy.
  • Yuri Kochiyama Yuri Kochiyama
    Yuri Kochiyama was an American activist.
  • Zaid Shakir Zaid Shakir
    Zaid Shakir is a Muslim American scholar and co-founder of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. He teaches courses on Arabic, law, history, and Islamic spirituality.
  • Zalmay Khalilzad Zalmay Khalilzad
    Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad is a former American diplomat and a counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and president of Gryphon Partners and Khalilzad Associates, an international business consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. He was the United States Ambassador to the...
  • Zuhdi Jasser Zuhdi Jasser
    Zuhdi Jasser, also known as M. Zuhdi Jasser, and Mohamed Zuhdi Jasser is an American medical doctor specializing in internal medicine and nuclear cardiology in Phoenix, Arizona.

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