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Israel wants to join the African Union

Israel wants to join the African Union

Israeli prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his country’s desire to join the African Union. The premier made the remarks on Tuesday at State House, Nairobi during a…

Christian Academy of African Physicians launched in Kentucky to focus on Christian primary care in Africa

Christian Academy of African Physicians launched in Kentucky to focus on Christian primary care in Africa

An inaugural meeting of the newly established Christian Academy of African Physicians (CAAP) was held in Louisville, Kentucky on November 9-11. The group will develop medical and spiritual…

Hardline immigration enforcer to become new ICE director

Hardline immigration enforcer to become new ICE director

President Trump has nominated the man who last month pledged to quadruple workplace immigration crackdowns to be the permanent director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The White House…

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2018 Grammy nominations: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tinariwen and Lost Somali Tapes are in

2018 Grammy nominations: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tinariwen and Lost Somali Tapes are in

South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Mali’s Tinariwen have made a return to the Grammy…

An Evening with Elage Diouf and Cold Specks World Tour enroute to Minneapolis with special guest LA Timpa

An Evening with Elage Diouf and Cold Specks World Tour enroute to Minneapolis with special guest LA Timpa

Senegalese born singer-songwriter and performer Elage Diouf, known for his audience participation shows will bring…

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…

East African actors needed by July 10

East African actors needed by July 10

The History Theatre in St. Paul is seeking East African actors for a new play…

African Summer in Minneapolis

African Summer in Minneapolis

The African Summer music series returns to the Twin Cities for a ninth year, celebrating…

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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…