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Allianz Life taps Cecilia Stanton Adams for new position of Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Allianz Life taps Cecilia Stanton Adams for new position of Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America announced today that it created a new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO) position, and has hired Cecilia Stanton Adams for the role.…

To get on a flight starting October 2020 you will need a REAL ID

To get on a flight starting October 2020 you will need a REAL ID

Minnesotans with standard driver’s licenses or identification (ID) cards are strongly encouraged to consider applying for a REAL ID now, so they’ll be prepared ahead of the U.S. Department of…

UN Envoy: By 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education

UN Envoy: By 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education

The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the…

Business Summit to highlight African immigrant opportunities

Business Summit to highlight African immigrant opportunities

Minnesota Africans United will be hosting its first ever summit event on September 5. Minnesota Africans United is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of Africans in…

Winnie Byanyima is new executive director of UNAIDS

Winnie Byanyima is new executive director of UNAIDS

Winnie Byanyima is the new executive director of UNAIDS, the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS that leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new…

African Day Parade debuts at Little Africa Festival

African Day Parade debuts at Little Africa Festival

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Mshale) – The annual Little Africa Festival returned this past weekend, expanding the celebration into a two-day event. It is organized by African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS),…

Minnesota Democratic Party chair meets with African leaders

Minnesota Democratic Party chair meets with African leaders

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (Mshale) – Minnesota’s state Democratic party chair, Ken Martin, held a roundtable discussion on July 26 with a dozen leaders and community organizers from the African immigrant…

African-owned Uplifted Care Services joins as sponsor of the African Awards

African-owned Uplifted Care Services joins as sponsor of the African Awards

Uplifted Care Services, a home healthcare agency based in Brooklyn Park, announced its sponsorship of the African Awards at the Silver Level on Thursday, making the company the first US…

Minneapolis Black Business Week highlights lack of diversity in tech industry

Minneapolis Black Business Week highlights lack of diversity in tech industry

Rep. Omar Introduces Congressional App Challenge As part of the opening weekend for the city of Minneapolis’ first Black Business Week, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar led a two-hour panel discussion…

Refugees tell their story during Twin Cities World Refugee Day

Refugees tell their story during Twin Cities World Refugee Day

MINNEAPOLIS (Mshale) – Loring Park was host to the annual Twin Cities World Refugee Day on Sunday. Held each July, the event is a time Minnesota community celebrates its diverse…

Black lawmakers debrief on 2019 Minnesota legislative session

Black lawmakers debrief on 2019 Minnesota legislative session

A quote from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last book Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, a collection of essays he penned before his assassination reads “The contemporary…