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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...

Mayor Lunde of Brooklyn Park and ex-soccer player turned presidential aspirant, George Weah, to...

The Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM) will hold its Inaugural Ball on Saturday, March 14 at Northbrook Alliance Church in Brooklyn Center. The...

OLM Inaugral Ball


The organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM) held a customary inaugural dinner and ball this past Saturday at Cedar's Hall in Minneapolis. The ball which started with guests arriving at 5:30pm was in honor of now OLM President Kerper A. Dwanyen. Dressed in beautiful gowns, suits and traditional wear, OLM Board members, the Vice President Andrew G. Tehmeh, Tribal Elders and President Kerper Dwanyen walked the red carpet into the hall where those gathered applauded in warm welcome.

Voters React to OLM Electoral Process

Brooklyn Center, Minn. - In many parts of the Twin Cities the first winter snow storm forced many Minnesotans to stay indoors and hibernate. But apparently, it would have to take more than snowy roads and ice cold weather to prevent nearly 2,000 Liberians from casting their votes in the OLM elections.

The Liberians in Minnesota Have Spoken: Kerper Dwanyen is OLM President

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – Kerper A. Dwanyen’s rivals in the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota’s presidential elections must have know very early that he was the man to beat. Perhaps that is why, a few weeks before the Dec. 2 elections, some of his opponents renewed accusations that as the leader of the Nimba Redemption Council, during Liberia’s civil war, Dwanyen had been involved in atrocities against innocent civilians.

U of M Taps Ethnic Media to Boost Minority Enrolment, Hiring

MINNEAPOLIS – A top University of Minnesota official in charge of reaching out to underrepresented communities said today that the institution was far from achieving its goal of a diverse student body, faculty and staff, and appealed to ethnic media to help.

New Alliance Adds Twist to OLM Elections

MINNEAPOLIS – A group aspiring to take up the leadership of the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM) in the forthcoming elections has called for the immediate amendment of the association’s constitution to allow it operate as a non-profit body.

Wynfred Russell’s Eye on OLM Presidency

Scholar says he is in the race and promises a new direction for the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota.

Wynfred "Billy Dee" Russell, a Liberian-born educator and longtime resident of Minnesota, announced Thursday that he will contest for the presidency of the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota, adding excitement to what is already braced to be a contentious election year.

Martha Sinoe is the new OLM President

Twin Cities entrepreneur and community advocate, Martha Sinoe, staved off a stiff challenge from her former campaign manager, Henry Fahnbulleh, to emerge victorious as the new president of the Organization of Liberians in Minnesota (OLM).

Liberia’s 177th anniversary of independence to be celebrated in Minnesota with sports, BBQ and...

Minnesotans are in for an exciting Liberian Independence Day treat with the staging of the Annual Independence Day Dinner and Ball, hosted by the...

America provided me opportunity and I’ve dedicated my life to repaying with service

I knew there would be hardships when I immigrated to the United States alone, with $87 dollars in my pocket. There was no illusion...