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Imam Khalid Latif
Imam Khalid Latif is the second ever Muslim chaplain for the NYPD. When hes in uniform, strangers salute him on the street, but in plain clothes, in an airport he is routinely stopped, searched and interrogated. Latif is one of the subjects of the video series The Secret Life of Muslims.

Wed, Jan 18, 2017 -- 1:00pm

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