Just weeks ago, it seemed as if the controversy about a planned Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero would be a major campaign issue. Instead, most candidates have focused on the economy, jobs, and gridlock in Albany. But for New York's Muslims, the debate about the development known as Park51 has been a galvanizing force.
New York’s “Little Pakistan” was mostly ignored by the candidates and is largely unaware of the primary election happening today. A report from Feet in 2 Worlds.
Mohsin Zaheer, editor of the New York-area Pakistani-American newspaper Sada-e-Pakistan, and Mohammad Razvi, executive director of COPO (Council of People's Organization), a nonprofit organization in New York City serving the South Asian community, talk about the local Pakistani community's reaction.