Gabriel San Roman
OC Muslim Activist Rida Hamida Invited to Speak at Women of Color DNC Event!
Updated: Aug 31, 2020
Rida Hamida celebrated the Muslim holiday of Eid last week with exciting and unexpected news. Steve Phillips, author of Brown is the New White: How the Demographic Revolution Created a New American Majority, invited the Palestinian-American activist to speak at a "Democracy in Color" event during the Democratic National Convention. "It didn't even cross my mind," Hamida says. "It was so humbling to be invited because I don't see myself as a national figure, just as a person trying to make a difference in Orange County."
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