Day 4 - Allee Ramadhan: “A Diabetic Celebrates in Other Ways”
Revealing Ramadan: 30 Days, 30 Voices [mp3, 2:56]
by Trent Gilliss, senior editor
To celebrate this fourth day of Ramadan, a wise voice that helps us recall a silent history within the United States. Allee Ramadhan was born a Muslim in the U.S. more than 65 years ago. Growing up black and Muslim meant, as he puts it, having three strikes against him before he got to bat. The father of 11 children, he recently retired as a federal prosecutor and lives in New York.
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