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Election 2018: Historic Liberian-American wins in Minnesota

Election 2018: Historic Liberian-American wins in Minnesota

                          The groundbreaking victory during last week’s midterms by Ilhan Omar as the first Africa-born black…

Ilhan Omar becomes first Africa-born black elected to United States Congress

Ilhan Omar becomes first Africa-born black elected to United States Congress

Ilhan Omar, who two years ago made history by becoming the first Somali-American ever elected to a US state legislature, made history again Tuesday when she notched up…

If not registered to vote in Minnesota, you can register on Election Day

If not registered to vote in Minnesota, you can register on Election Day

If you are eligible to vote but you are not registered as a voter, Minnesota law allows you to register on election day by doing the following: a.)…

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Spotify launches Afro Hub

Spotify launches Afro Hub

Spotify recently launched its Afro Hub initiative as part of its Global Cultures Project. “It’s…

Youssou Ndour shakes up Carnegie Hall

Youssou Ndour shakes up Carnegie Hall

NEW YORK – “A singer with a voice so extraordinary that the history of Africa…

Review: The Voice Within

Review: The Voice Within

Kinobe is an artist at the cutting edge of contemporary traditional music from Africa. Born…

Ghanaian Art Festival Championing Creative Placemaking

Ghanaian Art Festival Championing Creative Placemaking

Africa is not a place that usually comes to mind when one thinks of great…

10th Annual Global Roots Festival at the Cedar

10th Annual Global Roots Festival at the Cedar

Clear your calendar for the upcoming weekend all the way through Wednesday, September 19th. The…

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Free or low cost vaccines through the Minnesota Vaccines for Children

Free or low cost vaccines through the Minnesota Vaccines for Children

Parents with young children have many things happening in their life. They want to do what is best for their child and make sure they stay healthy. However,…

Adults need vaccines, too!

Adults need vaccines, too!

Influenza, also called flu, makes thousands of Minnesotans sick every year. This can cause them to miss work and school. While most people get better, the flu can…

First annual Minnesota Black Authors expo

First annual Minnesota Black Authors expo

The first ever Minnesota Black Authors expo will be held on Saturday, November 18 2017 in Minneapolis. The organizers say the expo is intended to support the work…

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…

Who is to Blame? Understanding the blame game and its effects in Dementia care among African immigrants & refugees

By Tolulope Monisola OLA (PhD) & Richard B. Oni (PhD) Who is to blame for my mother’s or father’s dementia? Whose fault is it? Why the blame game?…

Advertorial: BeautifulLieUglyTruth

Advertorial: BeautifulLieUglyTruth

The following is a paid message by the coalition in Minnesota that is spreading the message about the effects of tobacco and especially menthol cigarettes on minority communities.…

Protecting babies from Hepatitis B infection

Protecting babies from Hepatitis B infection

Having a baby is an exciting time for a family. There are many things to prepare and many new things to learn. It can feel overwhelming, but help…