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FIBA Allow Hijab

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to becoming the first Division I basketball player to play wearing hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as an African-American Muslim.

  • FIBA Allow Hijab
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Episodes
WHEN FAITH AND SPORTS COLLIDE

"When I found out that I couldn't play, I felt like I lost a big part of my identity."

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FIBA ALLOW HIJAB

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to becoming the first Division I basketball player to play wearing hijab, but a controversial ruling ended her chances of going pro.

#FIBAAllowHijab