Muslims In America: A New Generation NPR Correspondent Leila Fadel traveled across the country to meet young Muslims expressing themselves in new ways. Her stories were reported in collaboration with National Geographic.
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Muslims In America: A New Generation

In collaboration with National Geographic, NPR's Leila Fadel meets the mosaic of young U.S. Muslims.

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Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir, seen in a photograph for the NCAA Champion Magazine last year, was the first Muslim woman in a headscarf to play NCAA Division I basketball. Jamie Schwaberow hide caption

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Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir:"We belong in every space"

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Noshaba Afzal (right) — with daughters (from left) Maimona Afzal Berta, 23, Sana Afzal, 16, and Honna Afzal, 18 — says bullying of Muslims has become a "safety issue." Leila Fadel/NPR hide caption

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Bullied For Its Faith, Muslim Family Fights Back Through Education

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Black Muslims Step Into Spotlight

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In Chicago, A Muslim Non-Profit Is Engaging The Community Through Activism

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