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First Somali-American Muslim lawmaker covers TIME mag special edition

Ilhan Omar, the first Somali-American Muslim lawmaker continues to make waves in the United States after her historic win at the polls last November.

 

 

In her latest feat, she is on the cover of the TIME magazine for a special edition celebrating women who have chalked ‘Firsts’ in their respective fields.

 

 

The particular edition titled ‘FIRSTSWOMEN WHO ARE CHANGING THE WORLD’ celebrates a total of 46 women. The magazine wrote about her as follows: ‘Ilhan Omar is the first Somali-American Muslim person to become a legislator.’

First Somali-American Muslim lawmaker covers TIME mag special edition

 

 

http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/08/first-somali-american-muslim-lawmaker-covers-time-mag-special-edition/