Eid Celebrations, Following a Month of Ramadan

Hundreds of Muslims attended the morning prayer at Madina Masjid in the East Village, Manhattan, to begin celebrating Eid Sunday. Eid is a religious celebration following the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month marked by daily fasting from sun up to sun down.

                                                                Shameel Arafin

Shameel Arafin (b.1975) is a freelance photographer based in New York City. Over the last two years, his photojournalism has revolved around the culture of resistance in America, specifically with regard to documenting the erosion of civil liberties.