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Thousands of Sacramento Muslims gather to celebrate end of Ramadan

Thousands of Muslims take part in the Sacramento Grand Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 to marks the end of Ramadan and 30 days of fasting. On this day, Muslims gather to offer prayers of thanks, visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, sing songs, eat special dishes and enjoy each others company. Eid-ul-Fitr is comparable to the American holiday, Christmas.

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Hundreds descend on Verity Baptist Church chanting "love conquers hate"

Members and supporters of the LGBT community met at Verity Baptist Church on Sunday, June 19, 2016 to protest remarks by pastor Roger Jimenez. Demonstrators lined the streets around the church and waived rainbow flags, read the names of the victims shot and killed at Pulse Nightclub on Sunday, June 12, 2016 and loudly chanted slogans, such as: "love conquers hate."

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Thousands of Sacramento Muslims gather to celebrate end of Ramadan

Thousands of Muslims take part in the Sacramento Grand Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 to marks the end of Ramadan and 30 days of fasting. On this day, Muslims gather to offer prayers of thanks, visit friends and relatives, exchange gifts, sing songs, eat special dishes and enjoy each others company. Eid-ul-Fitr is comparable to the American holiday, Christmas.
Randy Pench The Sacramento Bee
Thousands of Sacramento Muslims gather to celebrate end of Ramadan 1:23

Thousands of Sacramento Muslims gather to celebrate end of Ramadan

Hundreds descend on Verity Baptist Church chanting 1:30

Hundreds descend on Verity Baptist Church chanting "love conquers hate"

Celebrating the region's most senior tenured pastor 0:40

Celebrating the region's most senior tenured pastor

Sacramento pastor to raffle prize car for charity 1:54

Sacramento pastor to raffle prize car for charity