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Rep. Ilhan Omar faces uphill task to keep her seat in...

In 2018, Ilhan Omar made history as the first person born in the African continent to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives,...

Meet the man who wants Rep. Ilhan Omar’s job

Antone Melton-Meaux, a local attorney and mediator, wants to leave his work in the courtroom to venture into the U.S. House of Representative. He...

Nur Omar Mohamed, father of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, dies from coronavirus...

On Monday June 15 Nur Omar Mohamed, the father of congresswoman Ilhan Omar, died from COVID-19 complications. "إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ. Inna lillahi wa...

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar introduces bill to cancel rent and mortgage payments...

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has introduced a bill to cancel all rent and mortgage payments nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rent and Mortgage Cancellation...

Reflecting on a year of progress for Minnesotans

I came to Congress on a promise of cogovernance. As your Congresswoman, I do not only want to represent Minnesotans, I want to govern...

Trump signs defense bill giving Liberians pathway to citizenship

Thousands of Liberians across the United States can breathe a sigh of relief as the legislation allowing those on Deferred Enforced Departure to be...

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,...

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...

Death threats and Trump taunts galvanize grassroots financial support for Ilhan...

Fifth congressional representative Ilhan Omar has faced death threats as well as inflammatory taunts from the president of the United States, but it seems...

Pelosi appoints Omar to House Foreign Affairs Committee

Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota's Fifth Congressional District, the first black person born in Africa to serve in the US...

Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar picks leadership team

Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar. Photo: Courtesy Congresswoman-elect Ilhan Omar on Thursday announced her five-person leadership team for her Washington...