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Books For Africa prepares to ship 2.8 million books

Books For Africa prepares to ship 2.8 million books

Recognizes Top Donors in Washington, DC The world’s largest shipper of books to the African continent renewed their commitment to literacy with an event honoring the group’s biggest contributors and…

University of Liberia Research Institute head to speak in Brooklyn Park

University of Liberia Research Institute head to speak in Brooklyn Park

The director of the institutes for research and policy studies at the University of Liberia, Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes, will speak tomorrow in Brooklyn Park to discuss his new book…

Minnesota leader travels to Kenya with the mission of educating girls

Minnesota leader travels to Kenya with the mission of educating girls

Like many people, when Dr. Verna Price returned from a 10 day trip to Kenya in early February, she felt changed. “It changes your perspective on everything: how you think,…

Highly anticipated opportunity center opens in Cedar Riverside

Highly anticipated opportunity center opens in Cedar Riverside

After two years in the making, the Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center opened this  past Sunday, March 12th, with a ceremony drawing nearly one-hundred people. The center was packed with members…

Trump’s new executive order on immigration: What You Need to Know

Trump’s new executive order on immigration: What You Need to Know

On March 6, 2017, president Trump signed a new executive order on immigration to clarify his previous chaotic one that was successfully blocked by the courts following a suit by…

Ghana’s 60th Independence Dinner in Minnesota is on March 11

Ghana’s 60th Independence Dinner in Minnesota is on March 11

The Ghanaian Association of Minnesota will mark Ghana’s 60th independence with a dinner and dance at the Minnetonka Sheraton on Saturday, March 11. The association said in a release that…

Somalia’s new president is an American citizen. How did that happen?

Somalia’s new president is an American citizen. How did that happen?

In an electoral surprise, a man from New York recently became president. No, not that man, and not from that slice of New York—Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed, a long-time resident of a Buffalo suburb…

Green Card Voices Offers a Platform for Immigrant Stories

Green Card Voices Offers a Platform for Immigrant Stories

Her face now reserved, Aisha Abdullahi sits on stage under a bright spotlight. Jose Guzman works the microphone and camera while Tea Rozman-Clark perches in an opposing chair, leaning forward,…

Diversity Visa Lottery: Senate Republicans plan to end it

Diversity Visa Lottery: Senate Republicans plan to end it

Immigrants still smarting from president Donald Trump’s executive orders banning entry from Muslim-majority countries have a new challenge to contend with. New legislation to be introduced by Trump ally, first…

The social cost for the US of Donald Trump’s mass deportation plan

The social cost for the US of Donald Trump’s mass deportation plan

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) today released a report on the impact of President Donald Trump’s large-scale deportation plan on US families and the US economy.…

Your rights as an immigrant in the United States, regardless of status

Your rights as an immigrant in the United States, regardless of status

Last week, the new White House Administration issued several Executive Orders targeting immigrants for deportation and increasing the forces of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection…