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Latino Muslims Search for Identity, Community in the Bronx
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In Masjid Annasr’s prayer space on a Saturday afternoon, Zaynab al-Samat is in a minority of one. A slight woman dressed in a pale purple abaya and matching hijab, she is the only Hispanic supplicant at this roomy northwest Bronx mosque that almost exclusively serves a local West African population.




Racial profiling at US airports? Here’s an app for that
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By Robert MacPherson (AFP), Apr 30, 2012

WASHINGTON — Travelers who suspect they are victims of profiling by security screeners at US airports can now lodge a complaint in minutes, thanks to a smartphone application released on Monday.




Daniel Cubias: There Goes the Neighborhood: Which Groups Make Americans Nervous?
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For the most part, I’ve been pretty lucky when it comes to my neighbors. I’ve gotten along with the vast majority of them, and I’ve never had cross-yard feuds or open hostility toward the people who live near me.