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How four Los Angeles Latinos found peace in Islam

One person finally spoke up: a woman who had been acAlejandrocompanied to the mosque by her two infant children.

“It hurt my heart to see that,” she explained in Spanish as she slowly lingered on each word and made eye contact with everyone seated around the table. “This means that people will continue to confuse Muslim extremists for all Muslims. The Quran does not teach you to kill.”…more  /fusion.

The Sweetness of Faith is Love

 Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None will taste the um-paraiso-chamado-palausweetness of faith until he loves a person only for the sake of Allah, until he would rather be thrown in the fire than to return to unbelief, and until Allah and His Messenger are more beloved to him than anything else.”

Source: Sahih Bukhari

Latinas Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure

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Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the Muslim religion. According to the Pew Research Center, about 6 percent of American Muslims are Latino. And a little more than half of new converts are female. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti travelled to Miami, Florida — where two out of every three residents is Hispanic — to learn more.
Latinas Converting to Islam for Identity, Structure