Opinion As a Muslim Woman, Ilhan Omar’s 'As-salaam Aleikum' Made Me Uncomfortable

For Muslim women like me, who escaped countries where Islam defined, demeaned and suffocated our lives, to live in America, it was jolting hearing the greeting in a place we associate with freedom

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Last Tuesday, Ilhan Omar made history as one of the first Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress. Her victory was bold, it was timely, and it is what many American Muslims were waiting for at a time when...