This video shows some of the history behind the hijab, which is starting to become a fashion trend after being spotted as an accessory on high-end designer runways. MuslimGirl, a site working to break stereotypes and normalize Muslim voices, says the hijab has been a symbol of autonomy, control, and defiance for Muslim women. “We made a video focusing on the hijab in the most controversial region in the world to reinsert the nuance of the hijab’s history, strength, and tension into today’s fad headlines.” Check it out!


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