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Nimco Ahmed – Community Activist With a Mission

Minnesota immigrants, especially those from Africa, have come across Nimco Ahmed, the dynamic political activist who has dedicated her life to work for the improved welfare of people of color.

Center for West African Families Grand Opens

Minneapolis - On a cold February afternoon, more than 650 visitors paraded through the hallways and offices of the new Center for Families to check out the newest innovation in North Minneapolis created to help struggling families succeed.

African Dance Awakens Local Libraries During Black History Month

It’s common knowledge that hip-hop dancing is a veiled attempt to sexualize the movements of African dance.  Isn’t it?  According to G. Craige Lewis who preaches nationally as well as at his website, “The roots of Hip Hop are demonic. Oppression, anguish, poverty, violence, and other negative influences created this culture.” 

Local Immigrants for Global Cause


Several dozens of African immigrants, mostly Somalis, gathered at a packed basketball court inside Brian Coyle community center near Riverside high-rises in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 16, for a fund-raiser event aimed to help the drought-stricken East Africa, especially Northeastern Kenya - a region mostly inhabited by ethnic Somalis.



Beware of Fake Agencies, Immigrants Told


may well be known as a land of numerous philanthropists, welcoming and compassionate people, but one has be aware of who he or she is dealing with. The case in point


is that of Liberian born Mai Jones who lives in the Twin Cities and found herself answering charges of a felony of wrongfully receiving public assistance.


Youth Take Center Stage on Africa World Aids Day


Young and energetic Nangah Tabah  (Miss ) as the link was center stage at the second annual commemorative event of Africa World’s Day that was celebrated with music vibrations and dances from Africa.

Mayor Hollies Winston delivers first State of the City address

In his first State of the City speech, held in the Community Activity Center’s grand room on Thursday, Mayor Hollies Winston of Brooklyn Park...

Mwanyagetinge president Huldah Momanyi Hiltsley loses reelection bid

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – Incumbent Mwanyagetinge president, Ms. Huldah Momanyi Hiltsley, the organization’s first elected female president and who last year almost won a...

Comcast announces $1 million in $10,000 grants for Twin Cities small, minority-owned businesses

Comcast announced on Thursday that starting today (October 1), it is accepting applications for $1 million in grants to 100 small businesses owned by...

African rising stars honored at Minnesota’s ‘Outstanding Refugee Awards’

ST. PAUL, Minn. – African rising stars Oballa Oballa and Nasra Ali Farah were among 22 individuals honored Monday during the state’s “Outstanding Refugee...

Minnesota DHS honors 10 refugees

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has announced the honorees for this year’s Outstanding Refugee Awards.  The awards recognize refugees for civic engagement, entrepreneurship,...
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