The Muslim Promenade Queen And Me

But the Muslim girl at prom did not — does not — exist in a vacuum.
To be both visibly Muslim and conventionally popular in a Western setting is practically to be an oxymoron.
When her high school heartthrob asks someone else to prom, she will be — without fail and without exception — devastated.
The Muslim woman in America, breathing American air, occupying American public space and generally making the mind-blowing political statement of being an American.
Advertisement Continue reading the main story(His pick is objectively adorable because she is objectively tiny and also objectively white.

Read more on: http://nytimes.com