Ilhan Omar Makes History With Victory Over Phyllis Kahn


Eeeek!—a hijabi state legislator (potentially). I can think of a few people who’re going to be absolutely horrified [insert wickedly gleeful grin]. That was quite the journey, from a refugee camp to the state capitol (hopefully). And she wasn’t the only one—a young guy named Fue Lee, who was …

Ida B. Wells, c. 1893.
Sources: U.S. Census, Edison Research (exit polls) Note: Based on analysis of exit polls and U.S. Census data; data not available for Alaska