Dalilah Muhammad, Track and Field Athlete. At the Rio Olympics, she became the first American woman in history to win the 400-meter hurdles.
“We’re all the same, no matter what our beliefs... A lot of people said it to me: ‘you’re not the stereotypical Muslim’, but there are a lot of people who are Muslim and we express our religion in different ways.”
“I definitely think it’s scary for my mother, more for me and having a daughter who is now so much in the public eye. My father is more with it, and he loves it. He wants the world to see Muslims in a different light. They’re different but we all have the same beliefs.”
The Guardian, Photograph via Teen Vogue