- On the heels of its campaign ad featuring Muslim athletes, Nike is taking a stand against discrimination.
- The athletic wear company announced the release of the “pro hijab,” Al Arabiya English reported on Monday.
- “The Nike Pro Hijab may have been more than a year in the making, but its impetus can be traced much further back, to an ongoing cultural shift that has seen more women than ever embracing sport,” a statement from Nike said, according to Al Arabiya English.
- The “pro hijab” is set to be released in spring 2018. Its creation follows years of controversy regarding Muslim women keeping their hair covered during athletic competitions. Read more (3/7/17 11:10 AM)