Star Tribune Article: “Leading Muslim girls onto the field”

This article is about a local Saint Paul woman, Fartun Osman, who just won an award from the McKnight Foundation for her fantastic volunteering. She coaches soccer teams for Muslim girls, where the participants are often wearing full, or nearly full hijab. (The photo at the front of the article doesn’t suggest that, but the text does.) Osman was a professional basketball player in the 1980s in Somalia, and she now coaches these young Muslim girls to be successful at sports even when the assumption is that hijab will inhibit them from playing.

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