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After being silent for years, Muslim women are speaking up, sharing what it means to be a Muslim woman right now in this country.

"Muslim women are the ones seeing the brunt of this Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments. Literally, over the weekend, we saw three attacks of Muslim women," said CAIR-Alabama Executive Director Khaula Hadeed.

Hadeed sparked Sunday's conversation. She said it was long overdue.

"We hear other people talking about us and we thought it was high time we did the talking," Hadeed said.


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