Muslims wary of closeness between holiday and 9/11

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(RNS) For this year’s Eid al-Fitr, the Islamic holiday that concludes the holy month of Ramadan, Nakia Jackson received an unusual present from a Jewish friend: cab fare. “She doesn’t want me taking the bus,” said Jackson, of Wichita, Kan., whose headscarf clearly identifies her as a Muslim. “She recalls not only violence against black […]

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