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Gary R. Bunt

Islamberg, N.Y.

New York Times, They Created a Muslim Enclave in Upstate N.Y. Then Came the Online Conspiracies.

Profile of Islamberg. N.Y. I wasn't aware of this before, so it's a very interesting read.

"Deep in the dense woods near the Catskill Mountains, a settlement was started decades ago by Muslim families, many of them African-Americans from New York City, who were seeking to distance themselves from neighborhoods they saw as dangerous and laden with corrosive influences. Holy Islamberg was intended to be a refuge, a serene environment to pray and bring up children."

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