Last week Ghazala Hashmi became the first Muslim woman elected to Virginia’s state Senate. As a former literature professor and community college administrator, she campaigned on issues such as … [Read more...]
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Per CNBC: Former community college professor Ghazala Hashmi just became the first Muslim woman elected to Virginia’s state Senate. As a representative of the state’s 10th Senate District, Hashmi … [Read more...]
Mother and daughter duo Rowah and Amani are joining The Amazing Race Australia with the goal to shatter stereotypes about Muslims and, uh, freaking win! Rowah, 42, is a single mum from Sydney and the … [Read more...]
On September 12, 2001 Manal Ezzat was focused on one thing --- rebuilding and repurposing the area of the Pentagon that was hit on 9-11. Ms. Ezzat, an Army Corps of Engineers employee who was … [Read more...]
Over the summer retailer Banana Republic started selling hijabs on their online store (including a style with leopard print). The company says that this is part of their effort to "to reflect the rich … [Read more...]
The Toronto Raptors, in partnership with Nike, have introduced a new line of team-branded athletic hijabs. The team says that the inspiration for the apparel was for "those brave enough to change the … [Read more...]
Sisters-in-laws Fatima, Azeema, and Kiran Maniya went through four elimination rounds to finally win the first season of ABC's reality cooking competition Family Food Fight. The family took home a … [Read more...]