Mattel’s Groundbreaking Hijab Barbie Honors Harlem Coached Olympian And More

Mattel made history on Monday by unveiling the first-ever hijab-wearing Barbie doll. It’s designed after Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American sabre fencer who became the first Olympic athlete to compete while wearing a hijab at the 2016 Rio Olympics who was coached by Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El. Continue Reading →

Harlem Coached Ibtihaj Muhammad, U.S. Capture Bronze In Team Sabre Event

Ibtihaj MuhammadIn an earlier article Harlem World Magazine reported that Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman Ibtihaj Muhammad in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Akhnaten Spencer-El Coaches Columbia Students And The First Muslim Woman in A Hijab Repping USA At The Olympics

harlem in rioHarlem’s Columbia  Olympic Foilist Nzingha Prescod (CC’15) and Columbia Sabre Coach and Harlem born Akhnaten Spencer-El will represent the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team.

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