Raleigh Muslims share heritage and religion [Newsobserver]


In a beautiful songlike chant, 11-year-old Sabrina DeHart stood behind a microphone and recited in Arabic what Muslims consider the 99 names of God.

Crossing her arms shyly at the wrists and wearing a black, full-length abaya and black and white head scarf, she faced an audience of Muslims and visitors in the prayer room of the Islamic Center of Raleigh.

DeHart was one of about 300 students at the center’s Al-Iman school who helped present Muslim heritage, culture and religion at the annual Open House for the Triangle Community on Saturday afternoon.

Read more over at the Raleigh News Observer.