Veil, black, nationality, gender, food, proper names

veilAsmaa Benbaba,
Auburn, AL.

In more instances than one, the veil is considered as a symbol of subservience and exclusion by western media. As a result, a lot of people reproduce the same thoughts and behavior towards those women who choose the veil as an identity and refuse to think critically of the socio-cultural and historical milieu that the veil represents.

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