Muslim Americans who grew up under the shadow of 9/11 have faced hostility and surveillance, mistrust and suspicion.In the 20 years since the terrorist attacks, they've also dealt with questions about their Muslim faith and doubts over their Americanness.But they've also found ways to fight back against bias.That aftermath has motivated people like Shukri Olow to do what she is doing — run for office. Born in Somalia, Olow fled civil war with her family and lived in refugee camps in Kenya for years before coming to the United States when she was 10.Her experiences from that time also helped form her identity. She is now seeking a council member seat in Kent, Washington.
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