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Minneapolis Mayor delivers State of the City address at a mosque, pledges to keep it a sanctuary city

Minneapolis Mayor delivers State of the City address at a mosque, pledges to keep it a sanctuary city

Mayor Betsy Hodges of Minneapolis held her State of the City address at the Masjid An-Nur in Minneapolis, the first time the address has been delivered at a…

Sharon Sayles Belton bronze bust unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall

Sharon Sayles Belton bronze bust unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall

About 300 people squeezed into the third floor balcony of Minneapolis City Hall on Monday to witness the unveiling of a bronze bust honoring Sharon Sayles Belton, the…

New York Times East Africa Bureau Chief to speak in Minneapolis

New York Times East Africa Bureau Chief to speak in Minneapolis

The New York Times East Africa bureau chief and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for international reporting, Jeffrey Gettleman, will speak at the Minneapolis Central…

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Nimco Yasin’s Midnimo residency finale concert is Friday, March 31

Nimco Yasin’s Midnimo residency finale concert is Friday, March 31

London-based Somali artist Nimco Yasin will conclude her Midnimo residency this week with a finale…

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…

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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…

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…