Saturday, October 4, 2008

America Celebrates Eid

American? Yes. Muslim? Yes.

You can be both. People have been doing it for generations.

Wanna get a tiny glimpse of Islam in America? Check out the Empire State Building lit green for Eid!

Daisy Khan's open letter to America in the Washington Post reflects exactly how I felt when I heard about the Empire State Building going green. It is beyond exhilarating to feel my fellow Americans recognizing one of the most important days on the Muslim calender. Muslims across the country have been working so hard to enter mainstream America, and this is a small tribute to that effort.

Right here is another one of those "I love America" moments.