Latino Muslim Articles (Archives)

Newspaper and magazine articles about Latino Muslims from 1992 until 2015 reveal a growing interest in this community. Notably, in 2011 alone, there were 25 articles dedicated to exploring various aspects of the Latino Muslim experience.

Latinas Embrace Islam

By Cloe CabreraTampa TribuneMarch 30, 2005 TAMPA – As a child, Amy Perez attended different Christian churches, praying at Catholic Masses and singing at Baptist revivals. But she never felt satisfied with the answers those faiths provided to her questions. At 12, Perez left Webb Middle School for the Universal Academy of Florida, a Muslim […]

Latino Muslims Growing in Number in the US

By Greg FlakusVOANewsJuly 13, 2005 Dallas, Texas Over the Fourth of July weekend, several hundred American Muslims came together in Dallas, Texas for the south-central regional conference of the Islamic Society of North America. Among them were many Spanish-speaking people who have embraced Islam. Islam is one of the fastest-growing religions in the United States […]

Latinos turning to Islam Converts find faith, discipline

By M. Elizabeth RomanWorcester Telegram & GazetteJune 6, 2005 WORCESTER – On the door outside Juan Perez’s home, a hand-written sign asks visitors to respect the Islamic custom of removing shoes before entering. The sign is one of the only indicators that this young Latino father, his wife and four small children tend an Islamic […]

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