What does it mean for a religion to be woven into American history? The presence of Muslims in the early United States is well known to scholars -- historians have put their population in the tens of thousands -- yet when President Obama noted last month that "Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding," he was greeted with incredulous outrage.
11 March 2015
What Happened to America's First Muslims? (Huffington Post, 9 March 2015)