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In Conversation With Ilhan Omar

First Somali-American Congresswomen Ilhan Omar Speaks About What it Means to be an Immigrant in the US Today
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New York, NY
Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
1:30PM - 2:30PM
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As the first refugee, the first Somali-American and one of the first two Muslim women to serve in the United States Congress, Omar has become a powerful voice for the vulnerable. In her new book, This is What America Looks Like Omar chronicles her incredible story, beginning with her childhood in Mogadishu through her triumphant election to the US House of Representatives. In this livestreamed conversation, she will be talking about what it means to be an immigrant and Muslim in the US today, the impending presidential election, and why now more than ever, it is important we celebrate our differences.

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