The hijab is not the most important part of being a Muslim woman, but it is certainly the most visible. In a time when Islamophobia only seems to be on the rise in the West, a practice that is so personal and diverse has become a warped and misunderstood part of a flat and monolithic picture of Muslim women.
Naomi S. Daugherty is a poet and activist from Chicago who promotes and practices militant compassion and radical self-love. As a senior studying C…
i just wanna make you smile & laugh and shit
like you make me do
because i said so