Happy Friday! Say ’bye to the week with these Daily Links…
Nineteen-year-old Halima Aden has been breaking barriers over the past year. In November, she made headlines as the first hijab-wearing contestant for Miss Minnesota USA. This week, Halima made her New York Fashion Week debut for Kanye West’s label, Yeezy.
An undocumented woman—a victim of domestic violence—was arrested by federal immigration agents in Texas, just moments after she secured a protective order against her abuser. An attorney said the woman’s abuser may have informed the agency.
— ESSENCE (@Essence) February 15, 2017
Ava DuVernay is the cover star of Essence’s March issue. The issue celebrates Black women in Hollywood and includes Viola Davis, Taraji. P Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Shonda Rhimes. ♦