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2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Wangari Maathai, in Minneapolis March 13 for Peace Festival

2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Wangari Maathai, in Minneapolis March 13 for Peace Festival

The 11th annual Nobel Peace Prize Festival will be held at Augsburg College in Minneapolis on Monday, March 13 from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and will honor 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai. …

Becky Lourey is Running or Minnesota Governor

Becky Lourey is Running or Minnesota Governor

It is official, Becky Lourey is running for Governor of Minnesota. She made this announcement to Green Party friends and well-wishers at a House Party held at the residence of…

Center for West African Families Grand Opens

Center for West African Families Grand Opens

Minneapolis - On a cold February afternoon, more than 650 visitors paraded through the hallways and offices of the new Center for Families to check out the newest innovation in…

Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer Addresses Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the Capitol

Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer Addresses Alpha Kappa Alpha Day at the Capitol

SAINT PAUL  - Minnesota Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer addressed the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s “Day at the Capitol” gathering on February 9th in Saint Paul.…

Twin Cities Muslims Peacefully Rally against Controversial Cartoons

Twin Cities Muslims Peacefully Rally against Controversial Cartoons

Minneapolis, MN – Overseas, protests over cartoons were hardly non-violent. But the one organized by Twin Cities Muslims was deliberately different: Peaceful. 

Muslims Celebrate Eid-el-Hajj by Slaughtering Animals

Muslims Celebrate Eid-el-Hajj by Slaughtering Animals

Tuesday January 10 was EID-EL-HAJJ, a Muslim holiday marked annually by families slaughtering animals for sacrifice and protein food. Muslims across the globe numbering 1.2 billion carried out…

Center for Families Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 12

Center for Families Grand Opening Sunday, Feb. 12

The grand opening celebration of the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches’ new Center for Families will take place Feb. 12, 2006.

XM Yanks African Channel Off The Receiver

XM Yanks African Channel Off The Receiver

XM Satellite Radio until last winter was the only one of the two satellite radio receivers that carried a channel dedicated to African music, called Ngoma XM. Ngoma is…

Local Immigrants for Global Cause

Local Immigrants for Global Cause

Several dozens of African immigrants, mostly Somalis, gathered at a packed basketball court inside Brian Coyle community center near Riverside high-rises in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 16, for…

Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told

Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told

may well be known as a land of numerous philanthropists, welcoming and compassionate people, but one has be aware of who he or she is dealing with. The…

Kikwete Wins Presidency in Tanzania

Kikwete Wins Presidency in Tanzania

’s ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), recorded a series of landslide victories in the united republic’s third multiparty elections December 14. CCM’s Jakaya Kikwete won the presidency with…