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New Muslim Cool

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Season 22 opens with "New Muslim Cool," which chronicles the life of likable Hamza Pérez, a Puerto Rican Islam convert and talented rap artist (he teams with his brother Sulíman in M-Team) who moves to Pittsburgh to help form a Muslim community. Filmed over a period of several years, the documentary traces his growing maturity and understanding of his faith, which is tested by an FBI raid on his mosque and the loss of a job he cherished---teaching prison inmates about his faith and life itself.

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