This Is What America Looks Like

By Ilhan Omar


Ilhan Omar was eight years old when war broke out in Somalia. The youngest of seven children, her mother had died while Ilhan was still a little girl. She was being raised by her father and grandfather when armed gunmen attacked their compound and the family decided to flee Mogadishu. They ended up in a refugee camp in Kenya, where Ilhan says she c…


Published date: May 26, 2020
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics, Social Science

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