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US Immigration extends Temporary Protected Status for South Sudanese

US Immigration extends Temporary Protected Status for South Sudanese

As the civil war in South Sudan has worsened, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) last week announced the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of…

Brooklyn Park residents have their say on the Bottineau LRT

Brooklyn Park residents have their say on the Bottineau LRT

The City of Brooklyn Park held its first of two public hearings on the proposed Blue Line Extension on Monday, January 25th at the Brooklyn Park City Hall.…

African leaders to press fight for permanent UN Security Council seat

African leaders to press fight for permanent UN Security Council seat

The present composition of the United Nations is a thorn in the side of some African leaders who question why none of the five permanent members to the…

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Angelique Kidjo tickets go on sale for Twin Cities concert

Angelique Kidjo tickets go on sale for Twin Cities concert

After a five year hiatus, two-time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, will be back in…

Little Africa ignites culture, not just business

Little Africa ignites culture, not just business

The Little Africa initiative, spearheaded by project leader Gene Gelgelu, held its first arts, open…

The Montreal club that brought African music to North America

The Montreal club that brought African music to North America

Club Balattou is tiny. You walk in off St. Laurent, one of Montreal’s main drags,…

How South Africa born Trevor Noah is making The Daily Show his own, without changing it completely

How South Africa born Trevor Noah is making The Daily Show his own, without changing it completely

Late night’s only millennial host opens up about his first month On Sept. 28, the…

A wondrous Seun Kuti rocks the garden

A wondrous Seun Kuti rocks the garden

There was only one general consensus among the crowd that filled the Walker Museum’s lawn…

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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…

Immunization and Pregnancy

Immunization and Pregnancy

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child healthy. Keeping your child healthy starts before they are born. When you’re pregnant, you take vitamins,…

Are you at risk from serious complications from the flu?

Are you at risk from serious complications from the flu?

If you are living with a long-term health condition like asthma, COPD, diabetes or heart disease, you take steps every day to stay healthy by taking your medicine,…

Everyone is welcome at Good Grocer, a new kind of food marketplace

Everyone is welcome at Good Grocer, a new kind of food marketplace

The small chartreuse and white building on the corner of East Lake Street and Stevens Avenue might be easy to miss, but what goes on inside might well…

Pneumococcal disease: It can be prevented

Pneumococcal disease: It can be prevented

Last winter Samuel thought he had caught a bad cold, but after two weeks of being sick, his health took a sudden turn for the worse. Samuel, only…

Protect your teens with vaccinations

Protect your teens with vaccinations

Did you know that younger teens need vaccines, too? As kids get older, the protection from some of their childhood vaccines begins to wear off. There are also…

The Dandies Project makes a colorful splash at Coup d’Etat

The Dandies Project makes a colorful splash at Coup d’Etat

Spring comes in many colors in Minnesota and The Dandies Project latest book launch at Coup d’Etat was truly a spring affair not to be missed. The event…