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This edition: The Hijab and the Athlete

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 12, 2017.

First aired: June 14, 2017.

On this edition of Independent Sources, hosted by Zyphus Lebrun, we take a special look at female Muslim athletes and their growing role in the battle against Islamophobia in the United States. We talk to Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir who was instrumental in the reversal of the International Basketball Federation - FIBA's, ban on Hijabs. Then we profile Aya Elsekhely who is trying to help other Muslim women in their athletic careers.

Guest List

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir Athlete Activist

Shireen Ahmed Writer and Sports Activist

Aya Elsekhely Athlete Activist

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