Former Secretary of State, Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama over the weekend. Powell talked about a 20 year old Muslim American from New Jersey who died in Iraq while making his case against the Republican's strategy and the rumors about Obama's faith. Below is a photo of the mother of that Muslim soldier. Click on the image to see a photo essay shot by Platon for The New Yorker magazine.
Click on the image below to watch Powell's endorsement of Obama on Meet the Press.
This is U.S. Army CPL Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan killed in Action August 6, 2007 in Baqouba, Iraq.