Ibtihaj Muhammad Makes History

0 Posted by - January 12, 2018 - BLACK WOMEN, LATEST POSTS, RELIGION, SPORTS

 

Sending out a HUGE Congratulations to Ibtihaj Muhammad & USA Women’s Saber Fencing team for winning the Bronze medal!

Ibtihaj Muhammad is the 1st Muslim-American woman to wear a Hijab while competing for the United States in the Olympics.

When asked about her love of the sport, Muhammad stated: “I don’t think I found fencing, I feel like fencing found me.”

There had been controversy because Muhammad was competing in a Hijab, she nor or teammates let hate and naysayers stop them.

“This has been a long journey for us,” Muhammad said. “To be able to compete at the level that we’ve worked toward, on the world’s biggest stage, the Olympic Games, is truly a blessing for us. … I’ll never forget this moment.”

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