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Kari, formerly of Minneapolis is now based in Nairobi. She is a writer, born and raised in Kenya, and a true global citizen. When not writing for Mshale, she is actively pursuing justice and equality for all through her writing and activism.

Kenya’s Sauti Sol to kickoff U.S tour in Minnesota

Kenya’s Sauti Sol to kickoff U.S tour in Minnesota

If you haven’t already heard of Kenya’s Sauti Sol, get to know them now. Because on Thursday May 21st, the group will be bringing their music to fans in the…

Barway unites community in emotional funeral ceremony

Barway unites community in emotional funeral ceremony

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Mshale print edition last week. Pick one for a more extensive photo spread of the funeral service. MINNEAPOLIS – Well liked, kind,…

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 brought together…

Kenya Night Minnesota ends reign at the Blue Nile, finds new home

Kenya Night Minnesota ends reign at the Blue Nile, finds new home

For many revelers looking for an authentic Kenyan dance night far from home, Kenya Night Minnesota’s reign at the Blue Nile Restaurant and Lounge, Minneapolis was a monthly guarantee. The…

Barway Collins Funeral Postponed to Allow Biological Mother to Attend

Barway Collins Funeral Postponed to Allow Biological Mother to Attend

Community efforts to delay funeral arrangements for 10 year old Barway Collins whose body was found on April 11 in the Mississippi River in Brooklyn Center, weeks after he was…

A stylish way to make a difference: Dandies Project 2015 Book Launch

A stylish way to make a difference: Dandies Project 2015 Book Launch

“(dan.dy) a dandy is a gentleman who places particular importance upon physical aesthetics, refined in language and enjoys leisured hobbies. His life is pursued with the importance of individuality while…

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela sing freedom in tribute to anti-apartheid freedom fighters

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela sing freedom in tribute to anti-apartheid freedom fighters

It goes without saying that Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela delivered an outstanding performance as part of the Ordway’s celebration of its new concert hall, dubbed ‘Rock the Ordway’. We…

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela to ‘Rock the Ordway’

Hugh Masekela and Vusi Mahlasela to ‘Rock the Ordway’

While Spring may still seem far off, Rock the Ordway, billed as “22 days of opening nights” showcasing a motley of unexpected, and new performances is out “to shake things…

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