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‘Cover Your Bosom Not Your Head’

Islamic texts speak of the need to “cover your bosom” not cover your hair, according to a Californian imam.

Oakland-based Rabi’a Keeble founded Qalbu Maryam Women’s Mosque. A convert to Islam, she is the author of Activism in a time of change and uncertainty: A Muslim Woman’s Perspective from the front lines.

In the first part of an interview with Clarion’s National Correspondent Shireen Qudosi, Keeble discusses the hijab, traditionally and its politicization in 21st Century America:

 

 

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