Rashida Tlaib, Activist, Attorney, and Congressional Candidate in Michigan

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 poised to become one of the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress.

Rashida Tlaib

Activist, Attorney, and Congressional Candidate in Michigan

Post 9/11, Rashida Tlaib faced scrutiny and suspicion because of her religion. Now she’s poised to become one of the first Muslim women ever elected to Congress.

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