OC Muslim Activist Rida Hamida Invited to Speak at Women of Color DNC Event!
July 14, 2016
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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