This Woman Created An Instagram Page To Empower Dark-Skinned Muslim Women
"A minority in a minority."
Meet Hodhen Liaden, a 23-year-old artist and graphic designer from London.
Liaden told BuzzFeed News she created an Instagram page called "@darkskinnedhijabis" to tackle colourism.
Liaden said she has experienced colourism first hand. "As a dark black skin Muslim women myself, I know what it feels like to speak up and be ignored," she said.
Liaden's page aims to highlight dark-skinned Muslim women.
People have been submitting photos with the hashtag #darkskinnedhijabis.
So far 700 people have submitted a picture via the hashtag.
People really love the page.
And said that representation is important.
Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!