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Obama announces unilateral action on immigration

Obama announces unilateral action on immigration

After Rep. John Boehner told President Obama last week that House Republicans would continue to block a vote on immigration reform this year, Obama today announced that he…

FBI investigates Minnesota’s Somali community

FBI investigates Minnesota’s Somali community

Via TC Daily Planet Agents from the Minneapolis office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are collecting information from Cedar-Riverside residents as part of an ongoing investigation spurred…

African immigrant Services organizes Osseo School District Parents of Color Townhall

African immigrant Services organizes Osseo School District Parents of Color Townhall

On May 22, More than 200 people crammed the main meeting room at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center to participate in the Community Town Hall for Parents…

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Miguel to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards

Miguel to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards

MTV Base has revealed that R&B superstar Miguel is to join the star-studded line-up of…

Be ready to laugh when Eric Omondi brings his hilarious comedy to Minnesota on Saturday

Be ready to laugh when Eric Omondi brings his hilarious comedy to Minnesota on Saturday

Eric Omondi, recognizable by his trademark red hair on Kenyan TV, is currently touring the…

Can musicians contribute to peace in Africa?

Can musicians contribute to peace in Africa?

In his latest music video, world-renowned Senegalese pop star Youssou N’Dour does what he does…

Praiz to be interviewed on KMOJ Radio show Saturday March 22 and Meet & Greet at Jambo Africa

Praiz to be interviewed on KMOJ Radio show Saturday March 22 and Meet & Greet at Jambo Africa

Acclaimed Nigerian musician Praiz is visiting the United States currently and will be visiting the…

National Museum of African Art showcases Eco-Friendly African Design

National Museum of African Art showcases Eco-Friendly African Design

Sustainable. Sexy. Eco-friendly. Ethnic. These are words that usually don’t go together when describing fashion…

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Healthy kids equals healthy minds!

Healthy kids equals healthy minds!

Did you know that vaccines help keep children and teens healthy?  And staying well helps them stay in school!  Healthy students are able to pay better attention and…

Hepatitis B: A serious infection that can be prevented

Hepatitis B: A serious infection that can be prevented

This article focuses on a specific type of hepatitis that is important to know about during pregnancy –Hepatitis B. What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver…

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…

Is the Twin Cities losing Black professionals due to lacking social scene?

Is the Twin Cities losing Black professionals due to lacking social scene?

Recently on a local sports talk radio station the hosts were lamenting on the poor play of the Timberwolves and began discussing what they called an overall lack…

What you need to know about vaccines and pregnancy

What you need to know about vaccines and pregnancy

A pregnant woman has just returned from her first prenatal doctor’s visit. Her doctor has given her a large packet of information on how to keep herself and…

How to make a date with yourself for Valentine’s Day

How to make a date with yourself  for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re married, single or divorced, Valentine’s Day’s emphasis on romance and the expectations it sparks can create more stress than joy for many people, says Dr. Jaime…

Influenza: What you need to know

Influenza: 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…