Meet Our Imam
Imam Michael Abdul Hakim has been the resident Imam of Masjid Bilal since August 2014.He is the son of Estelle Virginia Brown and James Green and has been married to Alima Hane (pronounced Haahn) for 17 years. Imam Abdul Hakim is the proud father of five daughters and 6 grandchildren.
Imam Michael Abdul Hakim accepted Al-Islam in 1985 under the teachings of Imam W. Deen Mohammed, the son of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad. It was Imam W. Deen Mohammed who brought the community formerly known as the Nation of Islam into the fold of Al-Islam.
Imam Michael has traveled to Senegal and has worked dilligently over the past 30 years in the C.R.A.I.D movement (Committee to Remove All Images that Attempt to Portray the Divine) and AMCOP (American Muslim Cooperative Purchase) Project.C.R.A.I.D. and AMCOP were both initiatives of the ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed in the 1980's. For 30 years he has been a dilligent student of the Holy Qur'an and his teacher, Imam W. Deen Mohammed.
In 1986, he changed his name to Michael Warren Abdul-Hakim. He chose this name, because of its rich meaning . The name Abdul-Hakim being a testimony that he would be a slave to nothing but Allah, The Most Wise “Hakim”, Lord of all the worlds.
Imam Michael Abdul Hakim is the owner of Green Bros Construction Co. and has an extensive background as a contractor.