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Iowa Public Radio: "Being Muslim in Iowa"

10/07/2011 | News in  News/Action Alerts

All this past week, Iowa Public Radio has been airing "Being Muslim in Iowa". Follow the links to listen to the show that highlighted Iowa Muslims, and the history of Islam in our state.

http://iowapublicradio.org/new​s/news_story.php?story=2872
http://iowapublicradio.org/new​s/news_story.php?story=2876
http://iowapublicradio.org/new​s/news_story.php?story=2882
http://iowapublicradio.org/new​s/news_story.php?story=2888
On Monday, August 1, 2011 from noon to 1 PM, there will be a wrap-up of the series on "All Things Considered" with a panel discussion of some of the Muslims highlighted in the series. CAIR-Iowa representatives will be included in that panel. Be certain to listen!

iowapublicradio.org
The history of Muslims in Iowa dates back to the 1880s. Cedar Rapids is home to the longest-standing mosque in the nation, the Mother Mosque of America. Reporter Rob Dillard begins our "Being Muslim in Iowa" series with a look at their long-standing presence in the state.

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