New York’s Muslim Geography, from Apartment Mosques to Prayers in the Street

On a bustling block of Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, a small Muslim congregation meets inside a converted second floor apartment above a hair salon. Within earshot of the call to prayer broadcast five times daily from the roof of the much larger At Taqwa Mosque down the street, the meeting place is free of furniture other than wall-to-wall prayer rugs and a few cushions. While At Taqwa announces its presence from a distance, this mosque prefers privacy. With no sign on the door and meetings held mainly at night when its members are off work, it can only be found if you know to ask.

To read in full, go to the origional article at Fi2W - http://fi2w.org/2014/12/18/new-yorks-muslim-geography-from-apartment-mosques-to-prayers-in-the-street/

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