Islamaphobia, Detroit, CBS discussed on 24 Hour News
WBZ news time one forty one Detroit city council president Brenda Jones has started a write in campaign in hopes of winning the thirteenth congressional district seat held once by John Conyers, the person who won the primary for the two year term is former state lawmaker Rashida to leave. She talked with CBS ends arena nine in the first thing. I think about when somebody says you're going to be the first Muslim is celebrate this moment, we changed. The course of history at a time. We thought it was impossible. And that if you just believe believe in the possibility of someone like me. Well, many have focused on her faith receded to leave says this moment is so much more for it to happen at a moment where we really have felt this moment of darkness at a moment. Where Islamaphobia is such a high rate. You have to read the Koran to love me love the actions. Love the things that I do look at those and that will help people get beyond whatever fear or stereotypical thing that they might be thinking about I will uplift you in so many ways not to leave one or democratic primary in August and is running in Michigan's thirteenth congressional district. If she wins next week, she'll be one of the first Muslim women in congress. What was the moment? Word hit. You hit me yet? I think people don't realize just how much of a roller coaster. It is. And it's it's happy chaos right now. That's what I describe it. As do you believe that a Muslim wave is coming to congress? I don't know. I'm all for not ways. I'm all for only notion not Muslims, but women. Joins the hundreds of women running for office this year, and like many of these candidates. She's also a mom. Lead was born in the mid seventies in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant. Parents. We followed her mom thought. The Ma says she always believed her daughter would live the American dream. How does it feel to have your daughter be the next? God. She thinks God. Thank god. I'm the girl from south west. He trade that didn't speak English when I started school. I was my mother's translator entirely was probably twelve years old. And I remember how people looked at her. I remember the different things that were happening to my family as as we were getting, you know, situated and buying their first home in south west to trade watching. My mother learned how to drive for the first time all of those experiences come with me and the cause closest to her heart immigration reform, your eyes well up when you talk about immigration. Yes. Why? So I went to a predominantly African American school. I didn't even understand like our immigration system. I knew my parents immigrated here, I think growing up in the community where your neighbors are impacted directly. It's hard and talking about walls and separation and detaining children. I think the immigration system, we have dehumanized it. Do you feel that the Democratic Party is transforming into something different? I think everybody transforms right organically. I think it is a new time. It's a new era of the civil rights movement. It's time for a change to leave one Michigan's thirteenth district primaries, roughly sixty percent African American. He says it's all about issues, and she hopes to secure fifteen dollars minimum wage plans to push for equal pay and health care for all. And of course, he's hoping to overturn the travel ban which impact several Muslim countries about CBS ends Reno. Nine in reporting, Google employees walking out of the company's New York City offices yesterday. Protests the tech giant's treatment of executive accused of sexual misconduct. This after the company acknowledged that a former executive received a ninety million dollar exit payout despite a sexual assault allegation to new Gupta is a Google employee..