Sarsour in May 2016
|Born||1980 (age 40–41)|
|Alma mater||Kingsborough Community College|
|Occupation||Activist, media commentator|
|Known for||Co-chair of the 2017 Women's March|
Linda Sarsour (born 1980) is an American political activist and former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York. Sarsour is a Muslim from a Palestinian background. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1980, the oldest of seven children. Her parents immigrated from the West Bank in the 1970s. Sarsour attended public schools growing up in the Sunset Park neighborhood. Linda Sarsour was married at the age of seventeen. She had an arranged marriage. She had three children with her husband by the time she had become twenty five.
References[change | change source]
- Mitter, Siddhartha (May 9, 2015). "Linda Sarsour's rising profile reflects new generation of Muslim activists". Al Jazeera America. Al Jazeera America. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
- Dawes, K. P. (November 2018). [EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=b6h&AN=134845308&site=brc-live "Linda Sarsour"] Check
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- Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Tweets Out That Bernie Sanders ‘Changed Her Life’
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official White House profile
- Arab American Association of New York Archived 2017-01-24 at the Wayback Machine
- The Linda Sarsour Show Archived 2018-10-15 at the Wayback Machine
- Sarsour Appearances on C-SPAN