Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad poses for photos at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Amid An Atmosphere Of Islamophobia, Ibtihaj Muhammad Makes History As First Hijabi On Team USA

‘I’m hoping we can change direction a little bit and see Muslims in more of a positive light and try to combat the negative imagery that we are shown every day,’ Ibtihaj Muhammad, Team USA’s first hijab-wearing athlete, said at a recent press conference.