Dr. Hatem Bazian, Abass Darab and Rasheeda Plenty listen to a panel discussion on Muslim identity at the Growing Up Muslim forum in San Jose, Calif. on
Dr. Hatem Bazian, Abass Darab and Rasheeda Plenty listen to a panel discussion on Muslim identity at the Growing Up Muslim forum in San Jose, Calif. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Participants shared their perspective on Islam's role in their lives and what a Muslim identity means in America. The event was sponsored by New America Media. (Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group) ( Gary Reyes )