30 Mosques. 30 States. 30 Days.
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30 Mosques in 30 Days, 2011 Background
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As the world's 1.3 billion Muslims celebrate Ramadan
, Islam's holiest month of observance, this month, Aman Ali
and Bassam Tariq
are traveling to a new state each day to meet with a new Muslim community. They then blog about their experiences each evening, 'highlighting stories about the people they’ve met, the mosque they prayed in and the tasty cuisines each place has to offer.'
"The goal is to hit 30 states and 30 mosques in 30 days ... introducing the world to the wide breadth of wonderful people composing Islam, a religion and culture still considered by many to be foreign and scary." (Via
This is the second year Tariq and Ali have done this. Here's last year's project archive,
and an interview
they gave last year.