Ibtihaj Muhammad claims that she was detained for no other reason that her last name and her hijab.

Via NewsOne Ibtihaj Muhammad Age: 25 Place of Residence: Maplewood, N.J. Why she is a local hero: Muhammad, a fencer and a Muslim, could become the first American woman to compete in the Olympics with a hijab, the head scarf worn by Muslim women. Muhammad is the first to admit how badly she wants to […]