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Rep. Ilhan Omar leads community leaders in denouncing Trump executive order on immigration

Rep. Ilhan Omar leads community leaders in denouncing Trump executive order on immigration

Less than a week into his presidency Donald Trump has signed a whirlwind of executive actions, the latest of which is a ban that targets Muslim majority countries in the…

Trump expected to impose 30 day immigration ban on Somalia and Sudan

Trump expected to impose 30 day immigration ban on Somalia and Sudan

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order today (January 26) suspending immigration from Somalia and Sudan for 30 days according to the New York Times which…

Kenya moving from tribal kingpins to criminal leaders

Kenya moving from tribal kingpins to criminal leaders

Kenya’s renowned photojournalist and human rights activist, Boniface Mwangi, told a friendly and diverse group of Kenyans in Minnesota a sobering reality they might not have fully considered. The country,…

In advance of concert, Mshale and Ordway welcome Somi to Minnesota

In advance of concert, Mshale and Ordway welcome Somi to Minnesota

Jazz vocalist and songwriter, Somi,  paid homage to the many places and people she draws inspiration from during a welcome gathering in her honor at the Brooklyn Park community center…

Boniface Mwangi scheduled for his autobiography launch in Minneapolis

Boniface Mwangi scheduled for his autobiography launch in Minneapolis

  World renowned Kenyan photojournalist, author and human rights activist Boniface Mwangi who is on a US tour will have a book signing ceremony in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 22…

Elevator to justice is broken, Martin Luther King Day celebrants are told

Elevator to justice is broken, Martin Luther King Day celebrants are told

Minnesota students and legislators held a mile-long demonstration from the State Capitol to the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts to mark the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. As…

State of Minnesota official Martin Luther King celebration to be keynoted by Target executive Caroline Wanga

State of Minnesota official Martin Luther King celebration to be keynoted by Target executive Caroline Wanga

Caroline Wanga, Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Target Corporation will keynote this year’s Martin Luther King celebration at the Ordway Center for the performing…

Seth Eggessa, Ugandan-American Rotarian, dies at 65

Seth Eggessa, Ugandan-American Rotarian, dies at 65

Seth Eggessa, whose wide smile and infectious laugh was a fixture at Twin Cities community and charitable events and who was very articulate in explaining the challenges Africa faced to…

Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota holds Year End Celebration

Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota holds Year End Celebration

The Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota (CSCM) held its end of year celebration last month to highlight the achievements of the organization for the year. Founded in 1994 the…

US immigration fees to cost more

US immigration fees to cost more

The fees of various immigrant and non-immigrant petitions and applications have increased after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) increased the fee structure on 23, December 2016. The new…

Know your rights under a Trump presidency

Know your rights under a Trump presidency

Donald J. Trump’s campaign vows to detain and deport “anyone who illegally crosses the border” and revoke DACA, the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, have sown fear among…