Source: Metro West Daily News
On July 27, 2004 Metro West Daily News reported, "Muslims expect to have their voices heard at the Democratic National Convention. Forty Muslim delegates from across America have come to Boston to have their say during the convention and express their support for Kerry's campaign. The majority, along with local Muslim leaders, plan to also take part in events outside the FleetCenter. Shahid Khan, national finance co-chairman of the John Kerry for President Committee, lives in Framingham and will attend a reception tomorrow hosting Muslim delegates at the Islamic Society of Boston."