We are all related.

by Sara Clarke

Ta'leef Collective, Fremont, CA. Photo by Bassam Tariq.

For the past two years, Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq have spent the month of Ramadan traveling to mosques across the USA. Visiting thirty communities in thirty states (including both Alaska and Hawaii), they’re gradually documenting what it means to be Muslim in America today.

They’ve sparred with an Olympic fencing hopeful in New Jersey, sung Arabic songs with a hafiz (someone who has memorized the entire Quran) in West Virginia, and broke the fast with the Muslim women of Little Rock, Arkansas.

Here are a few photos of their journey.

Prayers at a women's shelter in Baltimore, MD. Photo by Bassam Tariq.

Basheer Butcher, a Muslim convert from the Lakota Sioux in South Dakota. Photo by Bassam Tariq.

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