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Nermeen Shaikh Moderates Rising Majority Conversation with The Squad

Washington, DC

February 07, 2020 | Friday | 12:00 pm

Howard University

Washington, DC ( see map )
The Rising Majority is hosting a conversation between grassroots activists and four members of the US House of Representatives: Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (NY-14), Ayanna Pressley (MA-7), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13).

The conversation will be moderated by Nermeen Shaikh, and will be livestreamed.

The people’s forum will focus on the question: “What are the critical social justice issues We Face in 2020 and how do we respond?”, exploring the current political climate.

The Rising Majority is a diverse national coalition of over fifty organizations working on issues ranging from racism and immigration to climate change and wealth inequality. Founded in 2017, it is a multi-racial group that is led primarily by women of color, and is committed to doing the political quilting work of stitching together abroad spectrum of progressive forces to save our people and the planet.

Nermeen Shaikh

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Nermeen Shaikh is a producer and co-host of Democracy Now! Nermeen has previously worked in research and non-governmental organizations and has an M.Phil. from Cambridge University. She is the author of The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power (Columbia University Press). You can watch her TEDx talk here