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Faith in KC - Observing Ramadan

Faith in KC
Posted at 11:00 AM, Apr 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-17 12:00:33-04

KANSAS CITY, MO — Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, and this year it began on April 12th.

During the month, Muslims fast - avoiding food, water and other items and activities - between sunrise and sunset.

For Faith in KC, anchor Taylor Hemness spoke with Imam Jamal Shakur of Al-Inshirah Islamic Center in Kansas City about the month, and what it means to the Muslim community.