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Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

In Houston, Muslim Community Enjoying a Surprising Source of Growth: Latinos

*Houston has become home to one of the emerging U.S Latino Muslim communities. There are an estimated 1000 Latinos in the Houston area. VL By Leah Binkovitz, The Urban Edge It’s a typical Friday afternoon service inside the mosque on the western edge of Houston. Children slip their shoes off outside the worship space and run ahead

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

In Orlando, Muslim Latina Mourns Victims, Spreads Message of Tolerance

*A beautiful example of diversity within the Latino community. VL By Victoria Moll-Ramírez, NBC News ORLANDO, Fla. — Vanessa Huesos is a teacher who arrived to Orlando from Puerto Rico over 20 years ago. She grew up...

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

8 things to know about Latinos and Islam

*Six percent of practicing Muslims in the U.S. are Latino. Fifty percent of these are women. VL By Raquel Reichard, Latina Anti-Muslim sentiments are high in the U.S., with leading presidential candidates like Donald Trump calling for...

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Latina Immigrants: The New Ambassadors of Islam

By Wendy Diaz, New America Media/The Muslim Link SOMERSET, N.J. — Tucked away in a quiet rural neighborhood in Somerset, New Jersey is an old brownstone that houses the New Jersey Chapter of the Islamic Center of...

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Latino Muslims Carving a New American Identity

By Erika L. Sánchez, Al Arabiya News Click on picture to read story.