Five Years Since the Release of ‘New Muslim Cool’: Hispanic Muslims Growing Segment of U.S. Muslim Religious Culture

We should not be surprised by the existence of Muslim Latinos. Spain was controlled for most of the Middle Ages by Muslims and many linguistic and cultural characteristics of Spanish and Latinos are owed to this Islamic heritage,” said Juhem Navarro-Rivera, Research Associate with the Public Religion Research Institute and the author of PRRI’s Hispanic Values Survey, in an email exchange for this piece.

Quoted by Julie Harbin in ISLAMICommentary