Iman Jodeh: Palestinian, Muslim and elected to Colorado's state house

After Donald Trump was elected as president four years ago, Iman Jodeh, still grieving her father’s recent passing, looked at herself in the mirror and thought about booking two one-way tickets to Palestine for herself and her mother.”In that moment, I was thinking about survival and protecting my mother,” she recalls.She was struck by a friend’s response to her story. He said to her, “I find it curious that you’d prefer to live under occupation than live in the US as a citizen.” She decided not to leave. Instead, she continued her work as an advocate and teacher.”I looked around and saw I had…

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