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Alvin Kamara is NFL Rookie of the Year

Alvin Kamara is NFL Rookie of the Year

Saints running back Alvin Kamara won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year at NFL Honors on Saturday. Kamara (28 votes) beat out Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt (21)…

Ethiopian Airlines to start non-stop service between Chicago and Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines to start non-stop service between Chicago and Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines is set to become the first Africa-based airline to have a direct flight from Africa to Chicago starting in June, the airline announced in a news…

Those in the military with DACA won’t face deportation, Defense Secretary Mattis says

Those in the military with DACA won’t face deportation, Defense Secretary Mattis says

The nearly 850 immigrants currently serving in the military or waiting to start basic training won’t face deportation despite the ongoing federal wrangling over the fate of people…

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Dandies to benefit north Minneapolis sewing collective

Dandies to benefit north Minneapolis sewing collective

The annual Dandies Project book release party is fast approaching and will be held in…

Hugh Masekela, musician and anti-apartheid freedom fighter, dies at 78

Hugh Masekela, musician and anti-apartheid freedom fighter, dies at 78

Hugh Masekela of South Africa, a celebrated musician famously known for his mastery of the…

Vieux Farka Touré to play at the Dakota in Minneapolis on Valentines Week

Vieux Farka Touré to play at the Dakota in Minneapolis on Valentines Week

Vieux Farka Touré from Mali, commonly referred by Americans as “The Hendrix of the Sahara”…

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: We will warm you up and bring the sunshine from South Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: We will warm you up and bring the sunshine from South Africa

Perennial Ladysmith Black Mambazo takes the stage for a two-night performance at the Ordway in…

Warner Music in deal to stream catalog in East Africa

Warner Music in deal to stream catalog in East Africa

By Everlyne Mosongo of Music in Africa Warner Music Group has signed a licensing deal…

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Adults need vaccines, too!

Adults need vaccines, too!

Influenza, also called flu, makes thousands of Minnesotans sick every year. This can cause them to miss work and school. While most people get better, the flu can…

First annual Minnesota Black Authors expo

First annual Minnesota Black Authors expo

The first ever Minnesota Black Authors expo will be held on Saturday, November 18 2017 in Minneapolis. The organizers say the expo is intended to support the work…

African Awards Gala is on Saturday October 14

African Awards Gala is on Saturday October 14

The 6th edition of the African Awards Gala is scheduled for Saturday, October 14 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. Rep. Ilhan Omar who is serving…

Who is to Blame? Understanding the blame game and its effects in Dementia care among African immigrants & refugees

By Tolulope Monisola OLA (PhD) & Richard B. Oni (PhD) Who is to blame for my mother’s or father’s dementia? Whose fault is it? Why the blame game?…

Advertorial: BeautifulLieUglyTruth

Advertorial: BeautifulLieUglyTruth

The following is a paid message by the coalition in Minnesota that is spreading the message about the effects of tobacco and especially menthol cigarettes on minority communities.…

Protecting babies from Hepatitis B infection

Protecting babies from Hepatitis B infection

Having a baby is an exciting time for a family. There are many things to prepare and many new things to learn. It can feel overwhelming, but help…

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…