A Tale of Muslim Women Activists in Two Cities

Writing for MMW, I often get tired of seeing images, over and over, of Muslim women as oppressed, helpless, and passive. It's always a nice change to see pieces in the media that demonstrate alternate representations, even when these can come with their own problems.  Two recent articles about Muslim women working as activists and community leaders illustrate two very different ways of writing about active Muslim women.The first article, Muslim in NYC: Muslim Women Defy Stereotypes With … [Read more...]