By Martha Nailah
TAMPA BAY/ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The month of Ramadan this year saw the fruits of a relationship nurtured over a year with the Hon. Rick Kriseman, Mayor of St. Petersburg, and The Tampa Bay Area Muslim Association, chaired by Abdul Karim Ali.
The first objective in initiating a relationship with the mayor and his staff over a year ago was to have a community-wide IFTAR to be held at the historic Coliseum, Wed., June 14, at 7 p.m. (Muslim calendar - RAMADAN 19, 1438 AH).
This relationship includes Muslims of diverse backgrounds developing intra-relation of the Muslim body of The Tampa Bay Area. This included Masjid Sunnah, St. Petersburg Islamic Center, Ministry of Askia Muhammad Aquil, Masjid of Sarasota, the Nation of Islam and many more of the Muslim Faith composite... Read Jun. 16, 2017's Issue Here.