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Latino Muslims

Why Many Latinos Are Becoming Muslims

WLRN | Tim Padgett | Posted 10.10.2013 | Latino Voices

Most Latinos know the country is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month right now. What far fewer Latinos know is that next week marks Eid al-Adha, one o...

Peter King's Muslim Hysteria

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

Peter King's targeting of the Muslim community is wrong and should cease swiftly. His attitude damages not only the Muslim community but all minority communities.

Latinos: 16% Of Population, But Only 2% Of Homegrown Terrorists

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 01.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Lerner

If there are "only" four Latinos involved in attacks against the country, why does the arrest of one of them create interest?

Islam in America … en Español

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.16.2012 | Religion
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

America's ever-growing Latino-Muslim population has yet to be estimated statistically. Latino paths to Islam are as diverse as Hispanic countries of origin and roots and derive from a variety of life experiences.

Jorge Luis Macias

Latino Muslims Define Their Identity 10 Years After 9/11

HuffingtonPost.com | Jorge Luis Macias | Posted 11.07.2011 | Latino Voices

It has been 10 years since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, but many Latino Muslims say there is still a lack of understanding about their religion and it...

A Marine Discovers Islam In Iraq

Eliana Lopez | Posted 10.19.2011 | Religion
Eliana Lopez

Mohamed felt the pull toward the faith strengthen in Iraq -- "the heart of the Islamic world," as he says -- and he started learning about the precepts of the Quran.