American Muslims want seat at political table

“If Barack said there’s nothing wrong with being a Muslim this needs to get out to the Muslim community. It alienates them to not have this information. The organizers here said that Barack Obama went to a mosque. Who knows this? We have to send this message to the Muslim community,” said Abdul Akbar Muhammad, who writes the syndicated Africa and the World column and hosts a radio program,” he said. “This is an important first step. Muslims have been marginalized. It’s partly our fault for not being active in politics.”

Muslim delegates came to Denver to make their voices heard and heed Sen. Obama’s call for inclusion in his presidential campaign.  >>>>>

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