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altM explores faith, fashion – and controversy

As increasing number of women around the world choose to dress in ways that express their religious beliefs and cultures, Professor Reina Lewis of London College of Fashion, UAL joins with altMuslimah.com and the Princeton Muslim Life Program to explore the pleasures and pitfalls of ‘modest’ fashion as community and…

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Religious Profiles: Another Amazing American Muslim Woman (PHOTOS)

Muslim women often find themselves ensnared by stereotypes. This is particularly true of those donning a headscarf — others commonly view them as terrorists, religious fundamentalists and fanatics. They can be seen as anti-American, un-American and foreigners. And, they are frequently mistaken as weak, meek, uneducated, oppressed and powerless. But,…

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