Ilhan Omar: ‘People are choosing unity over division’ – BBC News
Ilhan Omar: ‘People are choosing unity over division’ – BBC News Not only in my race but throughout the country, people are choosing hope over here and and unity offer Division and it’s a really exciting opportunity. In a time when tamales are on the Muslim ban to be sending a Somali Refugee to Congress, Minnesota’s sending a clear message: Ilhan Omar, 36, is a Somali American who immigrated to the United States as a teenager.
She beat Republican Jennifer Zielinski to win the Minnesota House seat previously represented by Keith Ellison.
Ms Omar and Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib have become the first two Muslim congresswomen to be elected.
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