Season 4,
57 MINS

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

April 18, 2018

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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