Why Latinos Are Accepting Islam - A Vice Documentary
VICE came to visit the Only Latino Led Islamic Center In The US to take a look at the growing Latino Muslim community. They spent 5 days in Houston with us and covered different people from the community as well as a near by church and RICE University Professor Dr. Craig Considine to get their take on this new phenomenom.
VICE Minority Report “Why Are Latinos Accepting Islam?” - Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups within Islam in America. VICE's Lee Adams travels to Houston Texas, the home of America's first Islam in Spanish center, to investigate what’s behind this phenomenon and how America’s current political climate might be related. As a former gang leader, Jaime "Mujahid" Fletcher claims that Islam saved his life, inspiring him to found the Islam in Spanish center. He dedicated himself to translating Muslim texts for a Spanish-speaking audience. We spoke to Jaime and other recent Latino Muslim converts to find out why two of America’s most discriminated groups are coming together.