Thousands of Muslims mark Ramadan’s end in Charlotte
Some 12,000 Muslims gathered at the Park Expo Sunday to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr, a feast that marks the end of Ramadan. During the holy month, Muslims devote themselves to dawn-to-dusk fasting, prayers, good deeds and abstinence from worldly pleasures.
Believers mark the end of that month with Eid al-Fitr, which can be celebrated for up to three days and is a public holiday. (...)