Photo Essays: Muslim in America: islam5_neon_memorial2_bh

Aldermen Charles Blango and Sergio Rodriquez, front, confer during a hearing in the Aldermanic Chambers.  Alderman Yusuf Shah, a practicing Muslim, center, has spearheaded a proposal to erect a memorial to honor those young people killed in acts of violence in the city of New Haven.

Aldermen Charles Blango and Sergio Rodriquez, front, confer during a hearing in the Aldermanic Chambers. Alderman Yusuf Shah, a practicing Muslim, center, has spearheaded a proposal to erect a memorial to honor those young people killed in acts of violence in the city of New Haven.