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Episode 29: Black, Fat and Perfect (ft. Leah V)

How do you balance the fine line of representing yourself with representing others? Ikhlas and Makkah bring on writer, model and body-positive activist Leah V to discuss the representation of Muslim women in the beauty industry, the benefits and the risks of social media and how to deal with the haram police.

Guest:

Leah V, @lvernon2000, is a style blogger, content creator, model, public speaker and body-positive activist from Detroit focused on spreading style and self-love to underrepresented groups. You can find her writing on her blog www.beautyandthemuse.net.

Episode Extras:

  • We were featured in NPR:¬†https://www.npr.org/2018/04/12/599215203/americas-next-generation-of-muslims-insists-on-crafting-its-own-story

MUSIC

  • Music by Ibraheem Azam
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