Showing posts from April, 2018

News bits: Muslim Women's Day | Embrace of Modest Clothing..

News bits April 2018: Why Amani Al-Khatahtbeh created Muslim Women's Day (CNN) As a young girl growing up in New Jersey in the wake of 9/11, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh concealed the fact that she was Muslim to avoid negative judgment from her peers. When she was 13, her family relocated to Jordan -- her father's homeland -- because they were concerned about rising violence... Read More What the Fashion Industry's Embrace of Modest Clothing Means to Me As a Muslim Woman (Allure Magazine) So I gave up on the hope of seeing brands cater to Muslim women. But when something of a modest fashion movement began to bubble up in 2016, that slowly started to change. The rise of feminism and social activism everywhere began to affect even the biggest brands and those companies began to... Read More ICE official apologizes for social media post seen as offensive to Muslim women (The Hill (blog)) An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field office director from San Fran