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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 with a Protestant father, who was a pastor, and a Catholic mother. She converted to Islam eight years

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.