All photos by Susan Slyomovics.
Photos from Muslim Day Parade, New York City, 1991
Lexington Avenue and Thirty-third Street becomes an outdoor mosque.
Float of the Queens Muslim Center, with sign of the basmala (In the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful).
Float of Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock.
Marchers head south down Lexington Ave. between 23rd and 32nd St. Banner in Arabic: The Islamic Circle of North America.
Float of the Ka’aba (Mecca).
Float of the Qur’an.
Banners preceding the float of the Ka’aba.
Float of the Ka’aba.