Muslims In America: Latino Muslims: Hmuslims07

Wearing a hijab or a head scarf for the first time as a Muslim woman, Ramona Graviz, 56, right, native of Uruguay, is congratulated by other Hispanic converts just after she converted to Islam during the Fourth Annual Hispanic Muslim Day. Shinoa Matos of Brooklyn, 31, left, who converted to Islam five years ago, waits to congratulate Graviz. Majority of converts to Islam are women.

Wearing a hijab or a head scarf for the first time as a Muslim woman, Ramona Graviz, 56, right, native of Uruguay, is congratulated by other Hispanic converts just after she converted to Islam during the Fourth Annual Hispanic Muslim Day. Shinoa Matos of Brooklyn, 31, left, who converted to Islam five years ago, waits to congratulate Graviz. Majority of converts to Islam are women.