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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Feature on Arab American newspaper in San Antonio Texas

A Muslim Newspaper Begun After 9/11 Now Thrives

ColorLines, News Feature, Daisy Hernández, Sep 11, 2006

Six months after September 11, Sarwat Husain realized she could not be the sole spokesperson for her Muslim community in San Antonio, Texas. So she began a newspaper. Almost five years later, she freely distributes the paper throughout Texas—with paid subscribers in 25 cities across the country. The newspaper, called AL-ITTIHAAD, which means unity, is a compilation of articles relating to Islam and the local Muslim community.

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