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Minneapolis Park & Rec engages Mshale’s Jerusa Nyakundi for youth photography course

Minneapolis Park & Rec engages Mshale’s Jerusa Nyakundi for youth photography course

Twenty-three-year-old Jerusa Nyakundi is on a mission to inspire creativity and encourage youth to utilize media in health ways. The Kenyan-American photographer is leading a course on photography…

North Central and Maakhir become sister universities

North Central and Maakhir become sister universities

North Central University in Minneapolis and Maakhir University located in the semi-autonomous federal state of Puntland in Somalia have entered into a “sister university” arrangement, a relationship that…

Net gain for African candidates in Minnesota elections

Net gain for African candidates in Minnesota elections

The 2018 midterm elections saw Minnesota voters make history by a number of firsts. They elected the first black person born in the African continent o the US…

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Nobuntu from Zimbabwe performing at the Dakota on November 21

Nobuntu from Zimbabwe performing at the Dakota on November 21

Zimbabwe’s female a cappela quintet Nobuntu will be back in Minneapolis on Thursday November 21,…

Akothee to perform in Minnesota

Akothee to perform in Minnesota

Sabuya Music Promotion and Fresh Sounds Events will present a concert featuring Esther Akoth, commonly…

Chartwell Dutiro: 1957-2019

Chartwell Dutiro: 1957-2019

Chartwell Dutiro has joined the ancestors. More than a brilliant Zimbabwean mbira player and a…

Cape Verde’s Lucibela to make Minneapolis debut at the Dakota

Cape Verde’s Lucibela to make Minneapolis debut at the Dakota

Situated in Atlantic waters 350 miles from West Africa, over a half-million people live on…

KOKOKO! brings the energy and vibe of Kinshasa to The Cedar

KOKOKO! brings the energy and vibe of Kinshasa to The Cedar

From the Democratic Republic of the Congo, roughly the size of Alaska, hales a band…

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If your are on MinnesotaCare its time to renew your health care coverage

If your are on MinnesotaCare its time to renew your health care coverage

Minnesotans who rely on MinnesotaCare for affordable health care coverage should complete their annual renewal form by Dec. 15 to ensure coverage into the New Year. The Department…

Regular checkups help keep your baby healthy

Regular checkups help keep your baby healthy

Having a new baby is an exciting time with lots of changes. Every day brings something new for you and your baby. It can also be a time…

Traveling to another country? Don’t forget about immunizations

Traveling to another country? Don’t forget about immunizations

Measles, a disease that spreads quickly, kills hundreds of children in the world every day. The disease is infecting people in Europe, Asia and Africa.  There is something…

These vaccines are needed by pregnant women

These vaccines are needed by pregnant women

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child healthy. Keeping your child healthy starts before they are born by doing things to have a…

Adults with long-term health conditions need vaccines to stay healthy

Adults with long-term health conditions need vaccines to stay healthy

Each year, thousands of adults in the United States suffer from serious illnesses that could have been prevented by vaccines. These diseases can be serious and require you…

Its Flu season, do this

Its Flu season, do this

It’s flu season! There are some simple things you can do to help you and your family stay healthy, like getting your flu vaccine, covering your cough, and…

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,…