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.
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.
- 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 by Ibraheem Azam