30 Mosques in 30 Days

Aman Ali and a small congregation of Bosnian Muslims praying in a Seattle mosque

New York-based comedian Aman Ali and documentary filmmaker Bassam Tariq journeyed across America during Ramadan this past August, visiting an astounding 30 mosques in 30 days. Beginning their adventure in Anchorage, Alaska, and praying in the mosques and homes of Muslims from Laramie, Wyoming, to Omaha, Nebraska, to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Ali and Tariq got to explore firsthand what Akbar Ahmed and his research team documented in their book and film, Journey in America: The Challenge of Islam. We’ve written past posts about gender and sexuality in mosques, but Ali and Tariq crossed the US to connect with their own spirituality through the personal stories of individual Muslims and the communities where they live.

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