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Le’jemalik Salon & Boutique
Le’jemalik: Where Tradition and Women Empowerment Meet Meet Huda Quhshi the founder of Le’jemalik Beauty Salon, located in Brooklyn, New York. Le’jemalik (“for your beauty” in Arabic) is a salon that primarily caters to hijab wearing Muslim women. In some traditions of Islam it’s forbidden for women to show their hair to men outside of … Continue reading
Black, Female, and Muslim
With the furor caused by the #muslimban and anti-immigration rhetoric, we can’t help but shed light on the plight of the black Muslim female who is often overlooked during the discussions of issues affecting the Muslim world. She has to persevere through rigorous security screenings, racial profiling, and discrimination. We spoke to Leah Vernon, a … Continue reading
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