The Muslim Experience in Minnesota project aims to capture and convey the Muslim experience in Minnesota through oral interviews and photographic portraits. This Minnesota Historical Society funded project documented 40 Minnesota Muslims chosen carefully to represent a diverse collection of experiences.

Continuing in the series of interviews from the Muslim Experience in Minnesota project, in this entry, I feature Ziad Amra, a Palestinian American born in Shakopee and raised in Chaska.

Transcript of Ziad Amra Interview:

My name is Ziad Amra. I am a Palestinian American. I was born in Shakopee and raised in Chaska. Then I went to the University of Minnesota as an undergraduate in Minneapolis where I graduated with a political science major. Then I went to law school after that, William Mitchell. I worked for five years, and then I went and got my… back to the University of Minnesota and I got a masters in business and I started working for a bank, US Bank where I have been for the last ten years.

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