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Trump unveils ‘New Africa Strategy’

Trump unveils ‘New Africa Strategy’

Donald Trump’s administration has unveiled its policy towards Africa, which it says will counter the growing influence of its geopolitical rivals, China and Russia, on the continent. John…

Abdisalam Adam joins Fridley Public Schools Board

Abdisalam Adam joins Fridley Public Schools Board

Abdisalam Adam, an assistant principal at Highland Park High School in the St. Paul Public Schools and a Doctor of Education candidate at Bethel University was on Wednesday…

Governor Dayton reappoints James Burroughs as Martin Luther King Holiday chair

Governor Dayton reappoints James Burroughs as Martin Luther King Holiday chair

Outgoing Minnesota governor Mark Dayton on Monday announced the reappointment of James Burroughs as chair of the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. The Council…

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Nigeria tops Apple’s A-list of African Music for 2018

Nigeria tops Apple’s A-list of African Music for 2018

Apple this week released its first ever A-list of African music. The 49-song list is…

United Nations lists reggae music as ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’

United Nations lists reggae music as ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’

UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has added reggae to its list of…

Free Sunday after Thanksgiving African Diaspora Music Showcase

Free Sunday after Thanksgiving African Diaspora Music Showcase

The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis will present an African Diaspora Music Showcase featuring Carolyne…

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…

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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,…

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?…