I’ve struggled for most of my life to find my Muslim and Palestinian heritage reflected in American pop culture. So I wasn’t heartbroken over the breakup of Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik, the actual people, as much as I was over what their relationship represented.
I will henceforth be known as "Woman Laughing Alone With Pizza."
My mother would always remind me, “Sara, when people see you in hijab, you are representing Islam.” And whether I liked it or not, she was right.
The bomb exploded around 8:30 p.m. on 23rd Street in Manhattan's busy Chelsea neighborhood. A second device was removed from 27th Street several hours later.
One of the artists told BuzzFeed News that they wanted to use the show itself to "highlight the danger that popular shows like this have on real people."