Muslims in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

February 3, 2004

Source: The Voice of America

On February 3, 2004 The Voice of America reported on two Muslim families living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of the oldest Muslim communities in the United States. Despite the fact that the majority of the population is Christian, these Muslims report that its a comfortable place to make their homes and practice their religion. The article discusses local inter-religious marriages, as well as Muslim participation in local peace activism.