What the Hijab does NOT do

Before TLC’s “All-American Muslim” aired a few weeks back, I and several other journalists received two episodes to watch and review, so I knew that Samira Amen-Fawaz, who wore a headscarf as a child/teenager and then later took it off after 9/11, would be donning her hijab again. She had a number of reasons for [Read More…]

Join in the Conversation on ‘All-American Muslim’

When I wrote my review of TLC’s new program, “All-American Muslim,” (airing Sunday nights at 10 p.m. on TLC) three weeks back, the one thing I noted that the majority of criticism and discussions about this program would come from the American Muslim community, who would argue that the five Arab-American families in Dearborne didn’t represent [Read More…]