Hot Off the Press! White Women Are Converting to Islam!

Kristiane Backer.  Photo via The Independent.

Look at pictures of real live white women wearing hijab!All the exclamation marks in existence could not hide that these are the usual soundbites in a story that gets repeated more often then Home Alone at Christmastime. The problem with these statements being that not only do they erase the experiences of convert from other ethnicities, they also have a "A white person choosing to be Muslim, the horror!" undertone to them. So while these statements are linked to the … [Read more...]


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