Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir practices for her debut with the University of Memphis after a knee injury last year postponed her freshman season. When she takes the floor this year, she will be the only Muslim woman playing Division 1 basketball, while covering her hair and her limbs.
Mike Tyson, like all male pilgrims performing Hajj, wears whatever everyone else is wearing - simple, unhemmed, white cotton cloth, demonstrating equality among Muslims from all their various walks of life. He’s probably the only one wearing a prominent face tattoo, however.
Dressed in black and a humble smile, Albanian Muslim Bahrije Seiti Borici holds the Certificate of Honor awarded to her family - one of 70 known Muslim families (62 of which were Albanian) who risked their own safety to protect Jewish families from persecution during the Holocaust.
(Articles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Book: Besa: Muslims Who Saved Jews in World War II, by Norman H. Gershman)
Ambreen Sadiq wears some Muslim gloves that she hopes to keep wearing all the way to the Chicago Olympics.
Amina Tariq is garbed in organic Muslim lettuce.
Betty Shabazz also knew how to accessorize, confidently knowing that sometimes less is indeed, much more.
Green might be a typically “Muslim” color, but Shaquille O’Neal also looks better in it for other reasons.
Kareem Dennis a.k.a. ‘Lowkey’ keeps it punctual with his garb.
Muslim and legendary jazz drummer Art Blakey often wore the traditional suit and tie of his culture.
Muslim Mohammed Abdel Wahab is seen here wearing a fetching suit with his beloved Turkish cümbüş mandolin.
Muslims Isam Bachiri (left) and Waqas Ali Qadri (right) are perfectly tolerant - even supportive - of their Catholic, Christian group member, Lenny Martinez (center), wearing a cross.
Opponents report that Dinara Safina’s backhand scares them more than her garb.
Physicist and Energy Risk management expert Shezad Abedi takes a little time out to catch up on a trashy novel in the grassy field behind his powerplant workplace.
Sami Yusuf is looking suspicious in a brown t-shirt, holding his dangerous weapon of choice.
Sarah Khoshjamal Fekri is a Muslim taekwondo Olympian, wearing a pose that I did not know was even physically possible.
These are Pakistani policewomen. The lady on the right is wearing delicate henna on her hands, and both submissive Muslim women are wearing a girlish lace-trim on their encumbering headscarve.
This is Farooq Kathwari. Farooq is the chairman and CEO of Ethan Allen furniture, and allows people of all backgrounds to garb their home with stylish Muslim interior design.
UK hip-hop divas Poetic Pilgrimage don’t need bling when they’re wearing funky jewelry and ever-so-modest headscarve.
When not accepting international prizes honoring his contributions to tolerance, peace and the well-being of the downtrodden, Abdul Sattar Edhi wears a distinguished cap and a loving embrace.
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