Islam http://wlrn.org en Unique Eats: Ramadan Edition http://wlrn.org/post/unique-eats-ramadan-edition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Fourth of July is a time for fireworks, beach gatherings and plenty of food -- so last week, much of America feasted on sizzling hotdogs, watermelon and maybe potato salad.</span></p><p>But South Florida's Muslim community&nbsp;celebrated with fresh fruits, exotic cuisine and prayer.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This year, Independence Day fell on the sixth day of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month in which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:04:38 +0000 Selima Hussain 35025 at http://wlrn.org Unique Eats: Ramadan Edition Why So Many Latinos Are Becoming Muslims http://wlrn.org/post/why-so-many-latinos-are-becoming-muslims <p>Most Latinos know the country is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month right now. What far fewer Latinos know is that next week marks&nbsp;Eid&nbsp;al-Adha, one of Islam’s most sacred holidays.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Tim Padgett 21838 at http://wlrn.org Why So Many Latinos Are Becoming Muslims