Why Latinos Are Converting to Islam
Thirty four percent of American Christians are Latino. Recently a large portion of that contingent are converting to Islam. The trend comes as the current political climate, dominated by racism and xenophobia, has pushed these disenfranchised groups together, finding commonality.
Vice traveled to Houston to interview, Jamie “Mujahid” Fletcher, the founder of the first center for Latino Muslims in America, Centro Islámico and get a pulse for this rising movement.