Many people have already found my feature in Seventeen Magazine, so I am really excited to finally talk about this after hiding it for two months!
As of May 20th, I am the first Hijabi to be featured in Seventeen magazine. I’m really humbled and honored to announced that I’m working with Gucci, Beyonce for her campaign, Chime for Change and Seventeen Magazine to unite and strengthen the voices speaking out for girls and women around the world.
I would like to thank everyone who has constantly shown support, but more importantly thank God for all the opportunities, people and happiness He has bestowed upon me. Without Him, I wouldn’t be where I am today because He was able to help me become a better poet with my second family, my poetry slam team and my wonderful coach who helped me find my voice and believing in me. Thank you to my parents and siblings, as well as my friends for supporting me in everything I do. Thank you to Kevin Coval for Louder Than a Bomb, because if I had never competed, I wouldn’t be where I am today. Alhumdulillah, I really thank God for helping me by letting others see the best in me and hiding my flaws.
The issue is in stores all over the world, on itunes, amazon and kindle. Please make sure to buy a copy to show your support, it would mean so much! If you are unable to buy the magazine, here is a high-res scan of this article. There are videos of my poetry on youtube, you can search by typing in “ainee fatima”
I will be posting a video of my trip and photoshoot in a couple of days, make sure you look out for it. Thank you again to everyone for supporting me in everything I do, I wouldn’t be here without your support.
I already made a post about this but again, I’m so so proud of Ainee. She’s a lovely friend and an even more remarkable person. Regardless of the unjustified hate that she’s been getting the past while, I’m whole heartedly supporting her and what she stands for and I’m excited to see what this means for Muslim girls everywhere. She’s the first hijabi to grace the pages of Seventeen and will most definitely not be the last. This is just the begining and I know that wonderful things are going to be coming from Ainee and all I can do rn is smile because she’s honestly doing a great job at representing a very misunderstood minorty. May He continue to grant you success. Ily.
the original badass muslim girl being a badass like usual
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