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Rep. Ilhan Omar recounts terror in U.S. Capitol, announces plan to impeach Trump

President Donald J. Trump spent much of 2020 demonizing Rep. Ilhan Omar and ridiculing Somalia, the Minnesota congresswoman’s country of origin, for being a...

Rep. Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary in convincing fashion

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has won the Minnesota Fifth District DFL primary in a convincing fashion beating her well-financed and closest challenger, Antone Melton-Meaux,...

We endorse: Ilhan Omar for Minnesota Fifth Congressional District

Yaa Asantewaa, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Wangari Maathai, Ann Nzingha and others are names that readers of Mshale will be very familiar with, many of them...

Why I am supporting Ilhan Omar in the DFL primary

20 years ago, I fled my birth country of Liberia during a civil war. I left my loved ones to provide for them in...

Rep. Ilhan Omar faces uphill task to keep her seat in Congress

In 2018, Ilhan Omar made history as the first person born in the African continent to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives,...

Meet the man who wants Rep. Ilhan Omar’s job

Antone Melton-Meaux, a local attorney and mediator, wants to leave his work in the courtroom to venture into the U.S. House of Representative. He...

Nur Omar Mohamed, father of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, dies from coronavirus complications

On Monday June 15 Nur Omar Mohamed, the father of congresswoman Ilhan Omar, died from COVID-19 complications. "إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ. Inna lillahi wa...

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar introduces bill to cancel rent and mortgage payments during COVID-19

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has introduced a bill to cancel all rent and mortgage payments nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rent and Mortgage Cancellation...

Death threats and Trump taunts galvanize grassroots financial support for Ilhan Omar

Fifth congressional representative Ilhan Omar has faced death threats as well as inflammatory taunts from the president of the United States, but it seems...

Ilhan Omar’s powerful speech after being sworn in as US Congresswoman

Ilhan Omar who won Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District in the November midterms was sworn in yesterday to become the first black person...

Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar picks leadership team

Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar. Photo: Courtesy Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar on Thursday announced her five-person leadership team for her Washington...