Linda Sarsour is a Muslim American, community organizer, and mother of three. The Palestinian activist (and co-chair of the Women’s March) shatters stereotypes about what it means to be a Muslim woman in America. Born and raised in Brooklyn, she was inspired to become a civil rights activist after 9/11. In an interview with Quartz, Sarsour talked speaking truth to power, no matter the consequence; and remaining unapologetically herself in the face of extreme hate and criticism.
Read more from How We’ll Win, Quartz’s year-long series exploring the fight for gender equality and empowerment at work and beyond: https://work.qz.com/is/how-well-win/
Check out the rest of our videos: https://goo.gl/A8gZvx
Quartz is a digitally native news outlet dedicated to telling stories at the intersection of the important and the interesting. Visit us at https://qz.com/ to read more.