New National Study Released: The Mosque in America

May 5, 2001

Source: The Kansas City Star

On May 5, 2001, The Kansas City Star reported on "recent evidence...from a new study of Islam in this country called 'The Mosque in America: A National Portrait.'...Kansas City, it turns out, has become an attractive place for Muslims to live, with their numbers here now estimated to be at least 15,000 - double the number living here just a few years ago...As Islam becomes more prominent in America and Kansas City, Muslims and non-Muslims would do well to understand each other's traditions and find ways together to value diverse."