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    Singer SZA reveals she was afraid to put on her hijab following 9/11

    Grammy-nominated singer SZA says she stopped carrying her hijab following 9/11 over worry of being the goal of Islamophobia. The All of the Stars singer, 30, has opened up about her experiences of being raised in a Muslim family in a predominantly white space of New Jersey. Throughout a dwell TikTok question-and-answer session with on-line platform Muslim Woman, SZA, whose actual identify is Solana Rowe, stated: “On a direct scale, somebody threw a brick in my dad’s mosque. And that was very bizarre. Getting chased dwelling by youngsters in school and getting my hijab snatched can be bizarre.” She additionally revealed she stopped protecting her hair in 2001 following the…