National Nurses Statement on Rep. Somali American candidate for Minnesota State Representative, Ilhan Omar, Bigotry, and the Bid to Silence Progressive Women of Color
March 8, 2019
National Nurses United opposes the attacks on Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and the broader campaign to marginalize and silence progressive voices of elected women of color.
NNU has long been on record condemning anti-Semitism, racism, Islamaphobia, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender or national origin. The present debate over Rep. Omar, however, has only served to misrepresent the real threats and bigotry.
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