How Muslims, Often Misunderstood, Are Thriving in America

For National Geographic, Leila Fadel writes that more 100 mosques in the United States were targeted last year with threats, vandalism, or arson. “And yet, Muslim communities in America are thriving,” she writes. “I visited Muslims, in the South, West, Northeast, and Midwest. What I found was a variety of race, practice, class, culture, and language that I’d seen just once before—in Mecca, during the hajj, the pilgrimage that the roughly 1.8 billion Muslims around the world are obligated to make once in their lifetime.”

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