Uzma Shariff trains with her coach at a gym in Chicago. Shariff, a Muslim practitioner of jiujitsu and other martial arts, has received several requests for self-defense classes from fellow Muslim women who are concerned about anti-Muslim hostility in the wake of the election.
Uzma Shariff trains with her coach at a gym in Chicago. Shariff, a Muslim practitioner of jiujitsu and other martial arts, has received several requests for self-defense classes from fellow Muslim women who are concerned about anti-Muslim hostility in the wake of the election. Courtesy of Uzma Shariff
Uzma Shariff trains with her coach at a gym in Chicago. Shariff, a Muslim practitioner of jiujitsu and other martial arts, has received several requests for self-defense classes from fellow Muslim women who are concerned about anti-Muslim hostility in the wake of the election. Courtesy of Uzma Shariff

In era of Trump, Muslim women turning to self-defense classes

November 18, 2016 06:59 PM

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