This town in Michigan just elected the country’s first majority-Muslim city council

Hamtramck, Michigan (pronounced ham-TRAM-ick), a municipality of 22,000 that’s almost entirely surrounded by the city of Detroit, just elected the nation’s first Muslim-majority city council last week. Like much of the inner-Detroit urban area, Hamtramck has undergone radical demographic changes in recent decades thanks to the decline of industry and white-flight suburbanization.  Read More

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