For 181 years, the U.S. House of Representatives has imposed a ban on its members wearing head coverings. With Ilhan Omar, one of the first Muslim women to be elected to Congress, set to take her oath of office in January, that rule—which would have prohibited her wearing her customary headscarves or the hijab—is…
Ibtihaj Muhammad at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics became the first American athlete to ever wear a hijab while competing. Muhammad secured a bronze medal fencing with Team USA at the 2016 Games.
Another day, another video leaked of ridiculous behavior in a school. This time, video circulating across the internet shows a student’s hijab being pulled off her head even as she tries to hide her face and readjust it.
A New York City substitute teacher who was fired after ripping a hijab off the head of an 8-year-old Muslim girl has been arrested, police say.
A New York City substitute teacher was fired after he ripped a hijab off the head of a second-grader from the Bronx, officials confirmed Tuesday.
A Muslim New York City police officer who was allegedly a victim of a hate crime over the weekend spoke with reporters Monday about her experience. Officer Aml Elsokary said in the press conference, covered by CBS New York, that crimes like this will not be tolerated.