Halima Aden Becomes First Miss Minnesota Contestant To Compete In Hijab And Burkini

Halima Aden modernized to a semifinals in this weekend’s Miss Minnesota USA pageant, apropos a first-ever competitor in a foe to wear a hijab and burkini.

The 19-year-old Somali-American teen from St. Cloud, Minnesota, wore a hijab via a pageant’s whole competition, that enclosed rounds clinging to dusk gowns and showering suits. The pageant’s announcer pronounced Aden was “making history” as she took to a theatre wearing a burkini.

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