dalilah muhammad

The Media’s Token Muslim

Last week Dalilah Muhammad took gold in Rio’s 2016 Olympics, winning the 400-meter hurdles and clocking in at a breakneck speed of 53.13 seconds. The Queens, New York, native has dominated this race to the point where she has three of the five fastest times in the world, yet her…

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Dalilah’s silent path to glory

For the past few weeks, my whole family has gathered in our living room in the evenings to watch the Olympics. It has been a family tradition for the past few Olympics, and usually swimming, women’s gymnastics, diving and track are the favorite events. “Phelps is just so amazing,” everyone…

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