Fear in America

It's World Hijab Day: And I Took a Selfie That Would Make Donald Trump Tremble with Rage

What more perfect place than in front of his flagship Trump Tower?

World Hijab Day, February 1, is an invitation for non-Muslim women to wear the hijab. On the fourth annual World Hijab Day, I was inspired by Michael Moore and Muslim-American activist Saba Ahmed to wear an American flag hijab in front of Trump Tower in NYC. Most New Yorkers barely noticed. A few sneered. A few more asked for pics.

On the day of the Iowa caucus, it’s important to remember Donald Trump’s hateful islamophbic rhetoric and our true New York values: freedom and unity. 

Watch below: The inspiration for this picture was Saba Ahmed's appearance on Fox News:

Alexandra Rosenmann is an AlterNet associate editor. Follow her @alexpreditor.

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