Toronto Raptors Support Inclusion with Branded Hijabs

Nicole Rojas
Sep 18, 2019 - 6:00
Toronto Raptors Support Inclusion with Branded Hijabs

The Toronto Raptors have introduced a new line of team-branded hijabs in an effort to be more inclusive and appeal to a wider audience. The NBA team partnered with Nike to design the hijabs, head coverings worn by Muslim women. Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), the Raptors’ parent company, introduced the new athletic apparel on Twitter on September 13. The team said the franchise-branded hijab, which features a Raptors claw on one side and a Nike Swoosh on the other side, was “inspired by those brave enough to change the game.” “It’s about Muslim females not having to give up their...

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