Rashida Tlaib, Activist, Attorney, and Congresswoman (D-MI)

After the 9/11 attacks, Rashida Tlaib and her family faced heightened scrutiny and suspicion for being Muslim. The Detroit native felt “fearful” and then frustrated, which fueled her to take political action on behalf of underrepresented communities. Now she’s become the first Muslim woman ever elected to Congress.

Rashida Tlaib

Activist, Attorney, and Congresswoman (D-MI)

Post 9/11, Rashida Tlaib faced scrutiny and suspicion because of her religion. Now she has become the first Muslim woman ever elected to Congress.

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