First Muslim women in Congress: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar
First Muslim women in Congress: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar
First Muslim woman elected to House of Representatives
08 November, 2018, 10:03
She made history in 2008 by winning a seat on the Michigan Legislature, becoming the first Muslim woman to do so.
Sending her best wishes to Tlaib on the shared historic achievement, Omar wrote on Twitter: "Congratulations to my sister @RashidaTlaib on your victory!"
A Somali-American refugee from Minnesota and a Palestinian-American activist from MI made history on Tuesday as the first two Muslimwomen elected to the United States House of Representatives.
Omar is the first refugee ever elected to Congress and one of the first two Muslim women. "But really I am not going from a first to another first", Omar said in an interview with The Associated Press.
Ilhan's father, Nur Omar Mohamed, is a teacher trainer. She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run for Minnesota's Attorney General.
Congresswoman Omar spent four years in a refugee camp in Kenya.
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Omar, another Democrat, is a Somali-American who came to the US over two decades ago as a refugee.
America's first openly gay Governor, Jared Polis was elected to take the helms of Colorado, while Sharice Davids, became both the first Native American congresswoman and the first lesbian congresswoman from Kansas. Her family emigrated to the United States when Omar was just 12 years old.
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