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I Cannot Cheer You on Sister Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010 : Too Much is at Stake

I Cannot Cheer You on Sister Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010 : Too Much is at Stake by Hena Zuberi Source : www.muslimmatters.org As a Muslim woman, who is passionate about the using the best of our abilities to make this world a better place alongside our men, I cannot cheer you on Rima Fakih, Miss USA 2010; too much is at stake. I detested beauty pageants when I didn’t wear hijab,  and detest them when I do now. I wish you had used your “passion, courage, and self-confidence” for a better cause. People do stuff, it gets reported in the papers, the end. But when blogs, Muslim magazines here and all over the world have commentaries that celebrate this Read more ...