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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 her first…

Bias against hiring blacks hasn’t budged

Rates of discrimination against African Americans in field experiments of hiring did not decline from 1990 to 2015, according to the largest and most comprehensive meta-analysis of its kind. “It…

Diaspora community makes strides in Kenya’s elections

Diaspora community makes strides in Kenya’s elections

NAIROBI – With results tallied from Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC), electoral candidates across the country are celebrating their wins and mourning their losses. With a reported 16,259…

Sierra Leone Mudslides: Journalist Issa Mansarray calls on community to go beyond donations

Sierra Leone Mudslides: Journalist Issa Mansarray calls on community to go beyond donations

After deadly mudslides swept through Sierra Leone earlier this month, numerous events were held throughout Twin Cities metro area — meetings that both raised money for relief efforts in the…

Rep. Ilhan Omar: Let’s work on building a better Minnesota for all

Rep. Ilhan Omar: Let’s work on building a better Minnesota for all

State Representative Ilhan Omar reviews her first legislative session. The 2017 regular and first special session are now over, as a newly elected member of the Minnesota House of Representatives…

United Nations urges Kenyan leaders to act responsibly, avoid further violence

United Nations urges Kenyan leaders to act responsibly, avoid further violence

Calling on the Kenyan authorities to avoid violence, the United Nations human rights chief today urged the Government to make an immediate announcement that it will cooperate and ensure accountability…

The Mandela Washington Fellowship observes Mandela Day at Books for Africa

The Mandela Washington Fellowship observes Mandela Day at Books for Africa

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Mshale) – Today, July 18, would have been the late Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday. The late Mandela fought for equality and democracy and spent 27 years in…

Deputy UN chief highlights stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa’s youth

Deputy UN chief highlights stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa’s youth

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Monday called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to deliver on promised development for Africa’s youth. Addressing her…

Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield receives Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award

Former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield receives Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Award

MINNEAPOLIS – The annual Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards honored former Obama administration’s Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Wednesday night for her more than…

Trump budget calls for mandatory E-Verify use by employers

Trump budget calls for mandatory E-Verify use by employers

In his administration’s budget that it has sent to the White House, the Trump administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget calls for mandating nationwide usage of the E-Verify system to reduce…

Obama Foundation names Louise Bernard as its Presidential Center Museum Director

Obama Foundation names Louise Bernard as its Presidential Center Museum Director

Dr. Louise Bernard, who worked on the design team that developed the National Museum of African American History and Culture, has been named the Director of the Museum of the…

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