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Student faces deportation to Liberia, where she has never lived

Student faces deportation to Liberia, where she has never lived

Yatta Kiazolu moved to Los Angeles from Delaware to pursue her dream of obtaining a Ph.D. in history at UCLA. But as she approaches her final year of…

If in America: How to help Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

If in America: How to help Cyclone Idai victims in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said on Monday the death toll from Cyclone Idai could surpass 1,000 in his country alone. 90 percent of Beira, which is the fourth…

Hundreds gather to bid farewell to Erastus Onchwari in Minnesota memorial

Hundreds gather to bid farewell to Erastus Onchwari in Minnesota memorial

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – A late Kenyan-American Minnesota businessman who died in his sleep was remembered as a “visionary” by family and friends during an open-casket public memorial…

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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…

Habib Koite will perform in St. Paul on March 9 but not with Bassekou Kouyate

Habib Koite will perform in St. Paul on March 9 but not with Bassekou Kouyate

Bassekou Kouyate and his musicians were scheduled to join Habib Koite for two shows at…

Mali’s Habib Koite and Bassekou Kouyate to perform in Saint Paul

Mali’s Habib Koite and Bassekou Kouyate to perform in Saint Paul

One of Mali’s most renowned musicians and great guitarists, Habib Koite, makes a return visit…

Soweto Gospel Choir takes home another Grammy

The Soweto Gospel Choir took home the Grammy Award for “Best World Music Album”, for…

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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…

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…