Articles tagged religion
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Malcolm Lives in Harlem

By Sarah Moawad | September 25, 2018 | Open City

A community’s struggle to define and uplift the legacy of Malcolm X.

Architecture Reincarnated

By Thomas Mariadason | October 1, 2014 | Open City

Queens temples break from Western architecture and remake old buildings into new spaces for divine encounters

Ramadan: 5 Commonly Asked Questions

By Nadia Q. Ahmad | July 23, 2013 | Open City

Do I get hungry? Yes, that’s the point.

Lakshmi’s Night: A Muslim Woman Honors Diwali

By Humera Afridi | November 28, 2012 | Open City

I recall the monkey god’s gaze at the Ganapati Temple and my own impulsive desire to offer him a coconut.

Diwali 2012: The Festival of Lights After Hurricane Sandy

By Hasanthika Sirisena | November 14, 2012 | Open City

In Jersey City’s India Square, the Hindu holiday is tempered and celebrated privately.

Ramadan Meditations: A Muslim Woman’s Journey Towards Faith and Acceptance

By Humera Afridi | August 22, 2012 | Open City

“In the Pakistan I grew up in, women prayed at home. Mosques were the kingdom of men.”

Ramadan: 5 Commonly Asked Questions

By Nadia Q. Ahmad | August 9, 2012 | Open City

Do I get hungry? Yes, that’s the point.

Mohammad Zuhoor-ul-Haqq, Spiritual Street Vendor

By Humera Afridi | August 3, 2012 | Open City

“Surah Rahman and Surah Yasin. Very, very powerful!”

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