PBS Newshour

Video: Ramadan in Houston

Local Islamic leaders explain the significance of the holy month of Ramadan.


Ramadan began at sundown on Saturday, June 28. But what is Ramadan? And how do Houston Muslims observe this holy month?

Aisha Rahman is a young journalist from Pakistan visiting Houston as part of an exchange program administered by the U.S. State Department and the International Center for Journalists.

In this report, co-produced with her colleague Muhammad Atique, Aisha explores significance, as well as the practices, of the holy month of Ramadan.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Saturday, June 28. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.

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