Ilhan Omar: Hopes to Bring "Unique Insight" into Lives of Refugees


Among the historic victories in this midterm election, Democrat Ilhan Omar triumphed in Minnesota’s 5th District with 78 percent of the vote. Omar will be the first Somali-American and first woman of color from Minnesota in the House, as well as one of two Muslim women elected to Congress. Omar joins "CBS This Morning" from Minneapolis to discuss how she plans to be a check to a rhetoric of fear and destruction in Washington.

Published on Nov 7, 2018


Related posts from similar topics:


Disclaimer
The opinions expressed herein, through this post or comments, contain positions and viewpoints that are not necessarily those of IslamiCity. These are offered as a means for IslamiCity to stimulate dialogue and discussion in our continuing mission of being an educational organization. The IslamiCity site may occasionally contain copyrighted material the use of which may not always have been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. IslamiCity is making such material available in its effort to advance understanding of humanitarian, education, democracy, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, and such (and all) material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml If you wish to use any copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

No Comments