us inmates fast converting to islam
- From: faroukalhadad@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: 20 Mar 2006 19:46:52 -0800
Quote:The situation at the Racine prison points to a larger trend
happening across the country: Islam is the fastest growing religion
among young, incarcerated African-Americans. Through Islam, they say
they found brotherhood, a sense of belonging and racial acceptance.
Some figures suggest that one out of three African-Americans in federal
prison are Muslim and most converted during their imprisonment.
The trend has become so prominent that the Islamic Society of North
America, a national association that supports and promotes Muslims in
the United States, plans to hold a conference in Illinois in April on
the growth of Islam in prisons.
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