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Ilhan Omar: I'm America’s Hope & Trump's Nightmare

State Rep. Ilhan Omar told Trevor Noah in Thursday’s episode of the Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” and a national audience that she wants President Trump to come visit the Twin Cities’ Somali community.

US Muslims & Politics: To March Or To Run?

In a recent interview with National Public Radio, the co-creator of the Occupy Wall street movement, Micah White, reached a rather surprising conclusion about the power of protest. Mainly, that it is not all that powerful.

First US Female Muslim MP Sworn In

Ilhan Omar made history on Tuesday after she was sworn into the Minnesota House of Representatives, becoming the first female Muslim and Somali-American legislator.

AboutIslam USA Good News Awards 2016

Beneath the white noise of rolling news, a new America is emerging. It may be one of internment camps, monitoring and racism as political policy. Or, it may be a very different image to the one trumpeted on our screens.

First Somali-US Lawmaker Called ISIS

Ilhan Omar, who become the nation’s first Somali-American lawmaker, said she was the victim of Islamophobic and sexist taunts from a Washington, DC, cabdriver while in his vehicle on Tuesday.

Why US Muslim Women Wear Hijab: Project Finds Out

Electing their first Somali –American Muslim representative, many Muslim women in Minnesota still face increasing hate crimes due to a widespread misunderstanding of Islam, compounded by the president-elect’s hateful rhetoric.

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