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Must Watch: Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s Impassioned Plea for U.S. to Recognize “Palestinian Humanity”

Last Thursday, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) gave an impassioned speech denouncing the “apartheid government” in Israel and their continued “erasure of Palestinian life.” She called out the Biden administration for continuing to funnel millions of dollars of military aid to Netanyahu’s extremist, right-wing government. “How many Palestinians have to die for their lives to matter?”…

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Why Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Post About Being the Squad’s “Worst Nightmare” Isn’t “Just a Meme”

U.S. Congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene posted a now removed Facebook image posing with a gun alongside images of U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib saying that she’s the “squad’s worst nightmare.”  You may have heard of Greene by now. She’s proudly Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, and racist.  She also embraces the QAnon conspiracy theories.  …

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Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) Wins Primary

Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) successfully defended her House seat for District 13 in Michigan’s Democratic primary against challenger Brenda Jones. Tlaib won 66% of the vote in a landslide victory. She will face Republican David Dudenhoefer in November. Tlaib made history with Ilhan Omar as one of the first Muslim women to be elected to…

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20 Muslim Women to Watch in 2020

The recent years have been a total masterclass in how to handle our business when the world is ablaze around us. From a disconcerting rise in hate crimes to politicians who need to take several seats, it truly feels like we’ve seen it all. Above the madness, the incredible women featured on this list have…

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No Surprise: ‘The Squad’ Literally Terrifies Trump

To say that the past few weeks on Capitol Hill have been anything but insane would be an understatement. The madness all began on Friday, when a war broke out between Nancy Pelosi and ‘The Squad’ (Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Tlaib, Pressley, and friends). The battle, of course, brought about conversations around race and racial discrimination, with…

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Why Rashida Tlaib Isn’t Here for Your Hypocrisy

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has occupied headlines after issuing an unwavering call for the impeachment of President Trump. Speaking to a crowd of enthusiastic supporters after her historic swearing-in, the freshman lawmaker relayed a conversation with her son in which she boldly claimed that “We’re going to impeach the motherf***er!” After her comments, the room…

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Muslim Women Make History in Minnesota’s Elections

Two Muslim women made history Tuesday night as Minnesotans became the first Americans to choose a hijab-wearing Muslim woman as their nominees for a seat in Congress – and in the state legislature. Ilhan Omar and Hodan Hassan, both Somali-Americans, became the latest in a wave of charismatic, progressive women, to be elected this primary…