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Death threats and Trump taunts galvanize grassroots financial support for Ilhan Omar

Death threats and Trump taunts galvanize grassroots financial support for Ilhan Omar

Fifth congressional representative Ilhan Omar has faced death threats as well as inflammatory taunts from the president of the United States, but it seems to have emboldened supporters…

St. Cloud State University deepens ties with Nelson Mandela University

St. Cloud State University deepens ties with Nelson Mandela University

When Mumbi Mwangi wrote her doctoral dissertation in 1998 she had advocacy on her mind. She went a step further to include letters in her dissertation calling on…

Trump planning to go after visa overstays

Trump planning to go after visa overstays

The Trump administration which has been blocked by the courts in its attempts to restrict immigration based on race or religion is now exploring ways to achieve its…

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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…

Lupita Nyong’o unveils cover of Sulwe

Lupita Nyong’o unveils cover of Sulwe

Lupita Nyong’o on Monday unveiled the cover of her first children’s book called Sulwe. Nyong’o…

Lupita Nyong’o confirms ‘Americanah’ film adaptation is happening soon

Lupita Nyong’o confirms ‘Americanah’ film adaptation is happening soon

Lupita Nyong’o, who purchased the film rights to Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ in 2014, has confirmed…

Meet the artists of Afropop South by Southwest showcase

Meet the artists of Afropop South by Southwest showcase

On Friday, March 15, at the Palm Door in Austin, TX, Afropop is hosting its…

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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…