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Strong election night for African immigrant candidates in Minnesota primary

It was a good night to be an African immigrant candidate in Minnesota’s primary election on Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar was able to...

Rep. Ilhan Omar wins Democratic primary in convincing fashion

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has won the Minnesota Fifth District DFL primary in a convincing fashion beating her well-financed and closest challenger, Antone Melton-Meaux,...

We endorse: Ilhan Omar for Minnesota Fifth Congressional District

Yaa Asantewaa, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Wangari Maathai, Ann Nzingha and others are names that readers of Mshale will be very familiar with, many of them...

Why I am supporting Ilhan Omar in the DFL primary

20 years ago, I fled my birth country of Liberia during a civil war. I left my loved ones to provide for them in...

Antone Melton-Meaux: African immigrant communities deserve more from their government

The Fifth Congressional District and Minnesota are blessed with some of the largest African communities outside of the continent. Everyday, we see the value...

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...

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...

Liberians in Minnesota celebrate pathway to US citizenship

BROOKLYN PARK - Pastor Moses Punni clutched the evening's program and kept glancing at it a few times, listening intently Saturday night as fellow...