The TaHa Mosque in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The TaHa Mosque in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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A mosque in Abiquiu, New Mexico
A mosque in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Aman and Bassam met a man from Holland who designed and created the mosque, including the hand-carved wooden doors.
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First mosque in the US
Bassam and Aman visited the first mosque built in the US. It's a small building in Ross, Iowa, a town with a Census population of 48. According to their research, a Syrian farmer had immigrated to the rural town and then several more Syrians followed — thus establishing the mosque.
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Mother's Mosque in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Mother's Mosque in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is the longest-standing mosque in the US. It was established in 1934 and is nationally recognized as an historic site.
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Detroit Mosque
The inside of the prayer room of a mosque in Detroit. Bassam and Aman visited the mosque on the Eid holiday in 2010.
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Mosque_NativeAm
During their road trip across America, Bassam and Aman met unique members of the Muslim community including Basheer Butcher. Butcher is a part of the Sioux tribe in South Dakota and converted to Islam in 2001. He says that becoming a Muslim has actually strengthened his Native American identity.
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