Patrick O. Strickland – Independent Journalist

AJAM: Plans to create Muslim cemetery sparks uproar in Texas city

Photo: Patrick Strickland

My latest story at Al Jazeera America examines the uproar sparked in Farmersville, Texas — a rural agricultural town about an hour north of Dallas — that has followed the announcement of plans to build a Muslim cemetery on the town’s outskirts.

Coming against a broader backdrop of growing incitement against Muslims by local politicians, some residents of Farmersville have vowed to prevent the cemetery for being built.

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