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African immigrant candidates run for office in record numbers in Minnesota

The number of African immigrant elected officials in Minnesota — which has more than doubled in the past four years — could soon grow...

Minnesotans of African heritage rally at the state capitol

ST. PAUL - Hundreds of Minnesotans packed the state capitol Wednesday to call attention to the legislative priorities of the black community. The rally called...

Kenya Parliamentary Majority Leader meets with Minnesota legislators and Somali diaspora

MINNEAPOLIS - Kenya's Parliamentary Majority Leader, Aden Bare Duale, met with Minnesota government officials, the business community and the state's large Somali diaspora -...

Osman Ahmed, US Senator Tina Smith’s only African immigrant staffer steps...

Days before the start of the 2020 early voting for the upcoming first presidential primary in Minnesota, Osman Ahmed, who serves as US Senator...

Building a Minnesota that works for all of us

Hodan Hassan, a Democrat, represents District 62A in the Minnesota House of Representatives. I ran for office because I saw our state coming up short...

Mshale Editorial: We applaud the formation of the United Black Caucus...

Editor's note: This editorial first appeared in the March print edition of Mshale. The formation of the United Black Legislative Caucus in Minnesota is long...

Speaker-designate Hortman taps Hodan Hassan and Mohamud Noor for committee assignments

Minnesota legislators are getting ready for the 2019 legislative session referred to as the 2019-20 biennium. In the...

Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary for US Congress

“We are going to Washington," State Rep. Ilhan Omar shouted at Safari Restaurant as she joined supporters to celebrate her victory in the Democratic...

Minnesota House candidates make their case at District 62A Democratic Party...

Six Democrats who have announced in Minnesota House District 62A met for their first candidate forum in Minneapolis Tuesday night ahead of next week's...