Sunrise Movement Endorses Progressive Democrats Summer Lee, Nida Allam and Erica Smith for Congress

Washington, DC (CNN) — Sunrise Movement, the youth-led climate activist group, on Thursday announced its endorsements of Summer Lee in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional district, Nida Allam in North Carolina's 4th Congressional district and Erica Smith in North Carolina's 1st Congressional district, further bolstering progressive support behind the three Democratic candidates...

Allam’s Focus Is the Middle Class

Nida Allam was satisfied with carrying out her political involvement through grassroots-level organizing. She never expected get into politics as a candidate. “I studied Sustainable Materials and Technology at N.C. State,” Allam said. “My plan was to follow in my sister’s footsteps and my dad’s footsteps and going into the...

On Seventh Anniversary of Muslim Friends’ Murder in Chapel Hill, NC Official Keeping Their Legacy Alive with Congress Bid

Durham County Commissioner Nida Allam said she is helping to keep her friends’ legacies alive in her current run for Congress. Seven years ago this Thursday, three Muslim college students -- Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, Abu-Salha's husband, Deah Barakat, 23, and her sister Razan Abu-Salha, 19 – were murdered in their...

‘We’re Fighting for Working Class People’: Durham County Commissioner Nida Allam Makes Bid for U.S. House

High-quality public education, affordable housing, reproductive justice and a safe, livable planet: those are just some of the tenets of Durham County Commissioner Nida Allam’s platform as she now takes on Congress. Allam is running to represent North Carolina’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. As the...