Same Circus, Different Performers: Problems of Mainstreaming Muslim Women in Western Media

2016 has been host to many strange and surprising things. While the country was distracted by the obviously important—a polarizing election, the Syrian refugee crisis and the Black Lives Matter movement—a Trojan horse managed to sneak into Muslim America: Playboy magazine, CoverGirl cosmetics, and high fashion (specifically New York Fashion…

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5 Reasons You Should Be Listening to Identity Politics

Identity Politics is an altM podcast focused on race, gender and Muslims in America. This podcast explores how Muslims are balancing and prioritizing their multiple identities and how these intersections influence how they see themselves, interact with each other and their civic engagement in America. Each month, co-hosts Ikhlas Saleem and…

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Spirituality & Style: London to Princeton and beyond

“Can faithful shoppers be shoppers of faith? How does religion relate to fashion? Can spirituality have style? Should the fashion industry respond to people who want to express their faith and spirituality through their clothes?” altM joined with the Princeton Muslim Life Program and Faith & Fashion from London College of…

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