Home » News » The Toronto Raptors now sell hijabs. What does this mean for Muslim women?- Prof. Bucar weighs in

News

The Toronto Raptors now sell hijabs. What does this mean for Muslim women?- Prof. Bucar weighs in

After becoming the first Canadian team to win a championship in the National Basketball Association in June, the Toronto Raptors have made history once again. The Raptors now say they are the first team in the league to market and sell athletic hijabs, which are head coverings worn by some Muslim women.  The team formed a partnership with Nike to design the hijabs, which bear the Raptors logo and the iconic swoosh, and unveiled them on Twitter last week. Prof. Bucar, who teaches a course on the politics of the veil, says that the new hijabs could help to increase the participation of Muslim women in sports.

Read more.

Published On: September 19, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF