Here is some background information about Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. In 2016, Ramadan begins on June 6 at sundown through July 5 (dates may vary slightly by country depending on the first sighting of the crescent moon).
In a time of terrorism, suspicion and doubt have put a sharp focus on American Muslims after violent attacks rocked Paris, San Bernardino, California, and many other places around the world. With about 3 million Muslims living in the United States, many Americans want to know: Who are they? CNN interviewed some Muslim Americans who reveal how complicated it has become to practice their faith in a country they love.