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President George Weah: Liberia is a United Nations success story

President George Weah: Liberia is a United Nations success story

In his address to the general debate at the Assembly’s 73rd session that concluded last week, President George Manneh Weah of Liberia expressed appreciation for the UN peacekeeping…

New bill in US Congress seeks to allow F-1 visa holders to apply for green card

New bill in US Congress seeks to allow F-1 visa holders to apply for green card

A new bill in the United States Congress seeks to allow students on F-1 visas to seek permanent resident status “while a student or during Optional Practical Training.”…

Kenya Airways cleared for takeoff to New York

Kenya Airways cleared for takeoff to New York

The much-anticipated debut of Kenya Airways’ direct flights from Nairobi to New York on October 28 got a step closer to reality when the airline received the Last…

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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…

No magic at Yemi Alade concert in Minneapolis

No magic at Yemi Alade concert in Minneapolis

The much-anticipated concert by Nigerian pop sensation, Yemi Alade, left a bitter taste in the…

Sommerfest 2018 celebrates Mandela Centenary with Music for Mandela

Sommerfest 2018 celebrates Mandela Centenary with Music for Mandela

The Minnesota Orchestra celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday with a ‘Day of Music’ both indoors…

A bonanza of African music in Minnesota this summer

A bonanza of African music in Minnesota this summer

Fans of African music in the Twin Cities have reason to celebrate this summer. Not…

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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…