Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American Muslim woman to be elected legislator has been featured on the cover of Time magazine, as one of 46 influential women to break barriers.
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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.
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.
Celebrating the success of Muslim women, Muslim blogger has been restyling Barbie dolls as powerful Muslim women icons, giving positive examples to young Muslim girls.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Muslim woman made history on Tuesday, November 8, becoming the country’s first Somali-American legislator, securing an easy win in Minneapolis district.