Saturday, August 28, 2010

Islamic Center Debate: Is Ground Zero Hallowed Muslim Ground? - Jen Phillips (Mother Jones)

The bones of some 20,000 African slaves are buried 25 feet below Lower Manhattan, a couple of blocks from where the Twin Towers stood. Since at least 10 percent of West African slaves in America were Muslims, it's not out of bounds to extrapolate that ground zero itself was indeed hallowed Muslim ground ... read more

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