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A Michigan native becomes the first Muslim American to compete on the popular cooking show, MasterChef, in its sixth season. For her, the hardest thing was neither the cooking nor the competition; it was being away from home.
Tsolin Nalbantian writes on hoodies, hijabs, and belonging in the Netherlands. She discusses an incident that exposed the tension of living in a country that is not quite sure about how to engage with foreigners of all kinds, including its own Muslim citizens.
Associated Press photographer Hassan Ammar wanted to see what it was like to look out through the niqab. Nick Kirkpatrick writes about that for the Washington Post.
A new collective of hip-hop and spoken word artists are taking on stereotypes one rhyme at a time in the Bay Area. They call themselves The Hijabi Chronicles
Hasna Maznavi, founder of the The Women’s Mosque of America, lists 9 things everyone should know about the Women’s Mosque of America, and Muslim women in general.
Morocco’s Islamic women preachers are leading a social revolution, but how? Emma Batha writes for the Huffington Post.
Woman drops out of police academy after hijab is banned. Ismahan Isse had to leave Ohio Police Academy in search of a precinct where she can wear her hijab.
Rafika Alami, a 17-year-old senior at Summit High School in California showed off her sense of humor in her senior yearbook quote. She wrote: “Only reason I wear this is to give you females a chance.”
Why on earth would any girl abandon the liberties of a modern democracy to join the dark ages of IS? Huda Jawad attempts to offer an answer.
Arab women are highly educated, but nevertheless, still underemployed, writes Emily Cadie.