Charleston's Muslims mark the end of Ramadan

The Central Mosque of Charleston on Upper King Street played host to the celebration of Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday. The day marked the end to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Ramadan is a month much-marked by fasting, and Eid al-Fitr puts an end to that and Wednesday was a chance for the community to quietly celebrate.

If you're intrigued, The Post and Courier has a good write-up, well worth reading.

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But South Carolina is not known for a strong Muslim presence. The Pew Forum's U.S. Religious Landscape Survey reported that South Carolina had less than the national average of Muslims (1%), but that number was well within the percent of error (5%).

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