Muslim American Youth Form New Culture of Islam

January 31, 2008

Author: Alex Villarreal

Source: Voice of America

A media research study last year found that a majority of Muslim Americans feel their lives have become more difficult since the terrorist attacks on the United States in 2001. But that trend is changing, especially among young Muslims, who have managed to integrate into American society while maintaining their Muslim pride. VOA's Alex Villarreal reports.

Sixteen-year-old Imran Shah says his classmates outside of his Washington-area mosque are generally accepting of his identity as a Muslim. But that does not stop the jokes.