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Liberians in Minnesota to vote in OLM elections this weekend

Liberians in Minnesota to vote in OLM elections this weekend

Liberians will go to the polls on Sunday, May 19 from 7am to 7pm to fill six board positions in the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota. There are…

Minneapolis Public Housing Board of Commissioners set to get first African immigrant chair

Minneapolis Public Housing Board of Commissioners set to get first African immigrant chair

The Minneapolis City Council’s Housing Policy & Development Committee voted 4-1 Wednesday to confirm the appointment of Sharmarke M. Issa as a member of the Minneapolis Public Housing…

Governor Walz appoints three to the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage

Governor Walz appoints three to the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage

New faces will join the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage after appointments made by Minnesota governor Tim Walz last week. In a press statement, Walz announced the…

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Photos by Mshale photojournalist to feature at Minneapolis Art-A-Whirl

Photos by Mshale photojournalist to feature at Minneapolis Art-A-Whirl

Mshale photojournalist, Bethel Gessesse, will be exhibiting and selling her photos at this weekend’s Art-A-Whirl…

Halima Aden makes Sports Illustrated history as she makes cover in a burkini

Halima Aden makes Sports Illustrated history as she makes cover in a burkini

Somali-American model, Halima Aden, will be featured in the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition wearing…

First Lady of Twin Cities Afro-pop to perform at annual African Professionals Meet and Greet

First Lady of Twin Cities Afro-pop to perform at annual African Professionals Meet and Greet

If you have not yet had a chance to catch the Twin Cities First Lady…

African films at 38th Minneapolis Saint Paul International Film Festival

African films at 38th Minneapolis Saint Paul International Film Festival

Starting tomorrow (April 13) is the last day to catch some of the African films…

Former president Barack Obama remembers Nipsey Hussle

Former president Barack Obama remembers Nipsey Hussle

Former president Barack Obama was among those who paid tribute to the late rapper and…

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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,…

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…