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Minnesota leader travels to Kenya with the mission of educating girls

Minnesota leader travels to Kenya with the mission of educating girls

Like many people, when Dr. Verna Price returned from a 10 day trip to Kenya in early February, she felt changed. “It changes your perspective on everything: how…

Highly anticipated opportunity center opens in Cedar Riverside

Highly anticipated opportunity center opens in Cedar Riverside

After two years in the making, the Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center opened this  past Sunday, March 12th, with a ceremony drawing nearly one-hundred people. The center was packed…

Trump’s new executive order on immigration: What You Need to Know

Trump’s new executive order on immigration: What You Need to Know

On March 6, 2017, president Trump signed a new executive order on immigration to clarify his previous chaotic one that was successfully blocked by the courts following a…

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International Women’s Day: A Playlist

International Women’s Day: A Playlist

On this International Women’s Day, we honor the immense contributions women from Africa and the…

Salif Keita ‘The Golden Voice of Africa’ is coming to Minneapolis

Salif Keita ‘The Golden Voice of Africa’ is coming to Minneapolis

Malian superstar Salif Keïta, ‘The Golden Voice of Africa’ as music fans affectionately call him…

Dandies Book Launch 2017: Make a Difference, Look Good Doing It

Dandies Book Launch 2017: Make a Difference, Look Good Doing It

Mark your calendars for the annual Dandies Project: a showcase and photo book release featuring…

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars scheduled for Books for Africa benefit concert

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars scheduled for Books for Africa benefit concert

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars will perform live at a Books for Africa benefit concert…

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Cultural Ambassadors for South Africa

Their smiling faces and simple melodies belie the hard work and carefully cultivated talent that…

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Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Measles kills 400 children in the world every day. It is very contagious and travels easily from one continent to another. But, there is something you can do…

Influenza (flu): What you need to know

Influenza (flu): What you need to know

Your child has been home from school for three days with a cough, runny nose, and fever. You’ve had to miss work to take care of him and…

Adults need vaccines too

Adults need vaccines too

Vaccines are an important part of keeping kids healthy but did you know that adults need vaccines, too? Even if you were fully vaccinated as a child, your…

Back to School: Get them ready with vaccinations

Back to School: Get them ready with vaccinations

Have you scheduled a back-to-school doctor visit for your preteen or teen? As kids get older, the protection from some of their childhood vaccines begins to wear off.…

Get free or low-cost vaccines through the UUAV program

Get free or low-cost vaccines through the UUAV program

Aminata Kamara knows how important it is that her children are up-to-date on all of their shots so that they are protected from dangerous diseases. She also knows…

What you need to know about infant immunization

What you need to know about infant immunization

Vaccines are a very important part of protecting your children and yourself from some serious diseases. Anyone who has seen a person die or get very sick from…

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Measles kills 400 children in the world every day. It is very contagious and travels easily from one continent to another. But, there is something you can do…