Birth Name: Rashida Harbi
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 24, 1976
Ethnicity: Palestinian Arab
Rashida Tlaib is an American politician and lawyer. A member of the Democratic Party, she has been a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan, since January 3, 2019.
Her parents are Palestinian immigrants. Her father, who worked in an assembly line in a Ford plant, was born in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem. Her mother was born in Beit Ur El Foka, near Ramallah in the West Bank. Her father first moved to Nicaragua, then to Detroit. Rashida has two children with her former husband Fayez Tlaib.
Rashida is a Muslim.