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Tiffany Owens

Tiffany Owens served as editor of The Empire State Tribune and a journalist intern at World magazine. She enjoys tumblr, distance running, and good music.

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Mixing Muslim tradition with the American Dream in Jamaica, Queens

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What does the American Dream mean to the immigrant Muslims, who are arriving to New York City in ever greater numbers? On Memorial Day, Tayabali reflected on this question in a small hall on Springfield Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. He and 200 other Shia Muslims were meeting to remember Syedna Qutubuddin Shaheed, who died a martyr in 1648 AD.

Video: Mixing Muslim tradition with freedom of religion in Jamaica, Queens

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Freedom of religion allows Shia Muslims in Jamaica, Queens to preserve their traditions.

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