Mosques Hold Open House for ‘Muslims in Memphis Month’

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In an effort to draw awareness to the true teachings of Islam, Muslims are planning to host a month-long of events under the annual celebration “Muslims in Memphis.”


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Set to launch on Saturday, March 11, the month-long celebration will include open house events at local mosques around the area, ABC 25 reported.

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This year’s event comes after two hiatus years due to covid-19. Mbarek Amziane, a teacher at Craigmont High School, said he feels blessed now that COVID isn’t keeping everyone away from such a celebration.

“We are so glad now that we can see our neighbors come in and visit us from different parts of the city,” Amziane said.

He added that he was also glad that Muslims have a place in the city of Memphis.

“We feel that we are an integral part of this city, especially [knowing] that there is a month in the year that the Muslims are being celebrated,” he said.

Since 2001, the Muslim community has hosted a series of events to promote understanding and opportunity for fellowship and interaction with people of the Muslim faith.

Thus, the annual “Muslims in Memphis Month” has become a fixed event that brings Memphis community members together.

Muslims mark the month-long event with keynote speakers, food bazaar, Islamic Arts, movie, entertainment, and traveling museums, to help build bridges between community members.

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