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Somali-American Makes Debut as Minnesota State Rep

omar-300x169(TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN) – She’s an“intersectional feminist”, a mom, a refugee, an immigrant and a resident of Minneapolis. Besides that, Ilhan Omar is a history maker and the first Somali-American lawmaker in the United States.

Omar was sworn into the Minnesota House of Representatives on Jan. 3, just days after an 8,500-mile journey that retraced her path from her war-torn homeland to neighboring Kenya to the Minnesota Capitol.

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