Ilhan Omar Makes History As First Somali-American Legislator In US
The Minnesota politician won the state House race Tuesday night against her Republican counterpart.By Lindsey Pulse | November 10, 2016
Ilhan Omar just made history by becoming the first Somali-American legislator in the U.S.
The Minnesota politician won the state House race against her Republican counterpart Tuesday night.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Omar came to the states as a preteen. Before she emigrated, Omar spent four years at a Kenyan refugee camp to escape the Somali civil war.