Black Women in Defense of Ilhan Omar
On April 30, 2019, Angela Davis and Barbara Ransby led a rally in Washington, DC: Black Women in Defense of Ilhan Omar. At that time, Omar was one of two Muslim women in Congress. The rally was a response to the increased political attacks on Omar by Donald Trump and other white supremacists who were angered by her comments on Islamophobia in the wake of 9/11.
Author: Dara Sharif