Can the hijab be a symbol of feminism? No, but the news media won’t stop trying to make the sale


There were quite a few hot takes spotted among the media’s coverage of#MuslimWomensDay this year. USA TODAY, for one, offered up the idea that the hijab had emerged as a symbol of feminism following the election of President Trump.

It wasn’t long after that CNN featured a music video in which aMuslim rapper “swaggin with her hijabis” made a statement against intolerance, and now CNN is back at the well, promoting the latest episode of“United Shades of America” with a tweet again asking the question: can the hijab be a symbol of feminism?

Read more: http://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2017/05/21/can-the-hijab-be-a-symbol-of-feminism-no-but-the-news-media-wont-stop-trying-to-make-the-sale/

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