Sunday, March 9, 2014
Young Muslim Woman Donning Headscarf Attracted Attention At Oscar Academy Award Ceremony
A young Muslim woman donning headscarf and modest dress attracted wide attention at Oscar Awards ceremony last Sunday, Sayidaty.net reported. Appearing at red carpet Zainab Abdul Nabi, a student at Screen Arts and Cultures, University of Michigan, earned a big applause from the attendants. She was among six college students selected nationwide to join "Team Oscar". The young American Muslim made it to the Oscars ceremony after participating in a video and essay competition open to the US college students with a creative video that was selected by Oscar producers and the Academy. Donning a modest dress among Hollywood stars, Zainab is considered the first ever headscarved woman to appear on the Oscars' red carpet.