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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Patriotism Questioned During 9/11 Ceremony: ‘Why Your Confusion?’ | The Root

Jay Connor, The Root The longtime couple have finally become engaged, celebrating with family and friends. (Image via NBC Chicago). Featured Image side from doing nothing in response to mass shootings, one of America’s favorite pastimes is touting the virtues of tolerance, diversity, and inclusion. This is a melting pot after all, and post-racial America would never do things like hand pick a woefully underqualified racist to guide our nation or use a 9/11 commemoration ceremony to mock Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Muslim congresswoman. Yet according to Reuters, the latter is exactly what happened on Wednesday, as Nicholas Haros, whose […]

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How the autobiography of a [WATCH] Muslim slave is challenging an American narrative | PBS

Amna Nawaz, PBS Omar Ibn Said was 37 years old when he was taken from his West African home and transported to Charleston, South Carolina, as a slave in the 1800s. Now, his one-of-a-kind autobiographical manuscript has been translated from its original Arabic and housed at the Library of Congress, where it “annihilates” the conventional narrative of African slaves as uneducated and uncultured. Amna Nawaz reports. CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, PBS

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Poster tying Rep. Ilhan Omar to 9/11 attack sparks angry confrontation in W.Va. Capitol | USA Today

William Cummings, USA Today WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 10: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) listens during a news conference on prescription drugs January 10, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Congressional Democrats held a news conference to introduce a legislative package “that would drastically reduce prescription drug prices in the United States.” (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images), Featured Image display in the West Virginia statehouse equating Rep. Ilhan Omar to al-Qaida terrorists behind the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, sparked a confrontation between Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Friday, according to NBC News. One person was physically injured and […]

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Groundbreaking Night for Women and Diversity, While a Trump Critic Falls | The New York Times Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota state lawmaker, is poised to be one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, winning the Democratic nomination in a left-leaning district.

Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota state lawmaker, is poised to be one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, winning the Democratic nomination in a left-leaning district.

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Three California Mosques Receive Letters Praising Trump, Threatening Genocide The Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for police to increase protection of mosques after at least three in California received identical handwritten letters that vow President-elect Donald Trump will “do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.”

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is calling for police to increase protection of mosques after at least three in California received identical handwritten letters that vow President-elect Donald Trump will “do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.”

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