March 19, 2014 by sourceoftheweek
I made a music video to share my own story as a Muslim woman in America. In doing so, I was expected to share every other Muslim woman’s story, too.
“In putting together the video, I thought that I was aiming at the American mainstream that does not understand Islam,” Layla Shaikley writes in the Atlantic. Read what what Code Switch has to say about “Muslim Hipsters” here.
The Surprising Lessons of the ‘Muslim Hipsters’ Backlash