In New York City, Muslim women have become front-and-center of the anti-Trump resistance. They’re organizing protests. Speaking at rallies. And doing work behind-the-scenes. For many of them, it’s become a moment to break down stereotypes–both in their public and private lives. And one way they’re doing this is by reclaiming a symbol that’s often misunderstood in this country: the hijab. Meg Dalton reports.
This presidential election season, Islam has become polarizing issue. And many Muslims say they’re tired of their religion being treated like a platform talking point—like guns, or taxes. In New York, and around the country, Muslims are mobilizing politically—using their votes in increasing numbers to speak for themselves. Erin Golackson has more.