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Several Muslims Win in Wisconsin Elections

Several Muslims Win in Wisconsin Elections

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First Hijabi Police Officer in Paterson Sworn in

First Hijabi Police Officer in Paterson Sworn in

On June 11th, Serein Tamimi, the first hijabi police officer in Paterson, New Jersey, was sworn into office by the Mayor of Paterson, Andre Sayegh. Along with being the first hijab wearing police officer of Paterson, Tamimi is also the first female Palestinian officer in Paterson. She is believed to be the second hijabi officer…

Muslim Woman Elected to Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party

Muslim Woman Elected to Vice Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party

On Jan. 26th, the Arizona Democratic Party State Committee Meeting was held to elect several members to the committee. Deedra Abboud was one of 6 people elected to Arizona Democratic Party Vice Chair. There were a total of 9 Vice Chair candidates with 6 Vice Chair positions open. Deedra was elected with 52% of the votes. Abboud is…

muslim sworn into office Georgia

Georgia’s First Muslim State Senator Sworn into Office

Sheikh Rahman¬†(D), a muslim immigrant from Bangladesh, is the first muslim elected to Georgia State Senate. Rahman defeated incumbent Curt Thompson (D) in the Primary Election and he ran unopposed in the General Election. There were no Republicans running for this seat. On January 14th, Rahman took his oath of office. As I stated in…

Judge Sworn in on Quran

FLASHBACK: Judge Sworn in on Quran

In 2015 Carolyn Walker-Diallo became the first female muslim Judge.¬†Walker-Diallo was elected in Brooklyn’s 7th Municipal District. Walker-Diallo was sworn in with her hand on a quran.