I do have moments like, ‘Oh, not today.’ Sometimes I want to just be an athlete, just focus on training.
I’m American.’A: If someone chooses not to support me because I am going to speak out against hate and bigotry, then my relationship with them was never meant to be.
I feel like I owe it to anyone is struggling in this country because of their skin color or their race, I owe it to them to speak out in this moment. It’s a very stiff environment that we are living in.
So I want to challenge these thoughts and this rhetoric that we are hearing.
I have to challenge this idea that in some way that we don’t belong because of our race or religion.
Muhammad has met with President Obama to talk about Muslim issues in the U. I caught up with Muhammad in a pre-Olympic interview session not long ago with several other reporters for this Q&A. I always say it was the best four years of my life.
I was recruited there for fencing, but I was on an academic scholarship. A: I’m excited to provide a different image of what people are used to seeing from a Muslim woman. This is part of who I am and it is all that I know.