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Sahra Odowa vies for Minnesota Senate District 55

Public health professional Sahra Odowa is ready to be a policy maker. The DFL endorsed Shakopee resident is vying for a seat in the...

Minnesota hospital offers Hijabs for patients and staff

Hijabs made by Henna & Hijabs, a company owned by full time medical student Hilal Ibrahim are now available for sale at Methodist Hospital...

North Central and Maakhir become sister universities

North Central University in Minneapolis and Maakhir University located in the semi-autonomous federal state of Puntland in Somalia have entered into a “sister university"...

A more vibrant, more equitable state for all of us

Mohamud Noor, a Democrat, represents District 60B in the Minnesota House of Representatives. As of the 91st Minnesota Legislature, he is the only black...

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...

Halima Aden makes Sports Illustrated history as she makes cover in...

Somali-American model, Halima Aden, will be featured in the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition wearing a hijab and burkini, becoming the first model in...

Hamse Warfa appointed assistant commissioner at Minnesota DEED

Somali-American entrepreneur, Hamse Warfa, was named the Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) Assistant Commissioner for Economic Opportunity on March 22nd. The appointment...

Saint Paul now has an Africa-born councilman

Minnesota's capital city of Saint Paul now has an African-born person on its city council. That city's council and mayor appointed Somali-American Kassim Busuri...

Africans make gains in Minnesota elections

Africans made gains in elective office on election day Tuesday in Minnesota. This being an off year election there were no statewide elections on...

Business Spotlight: Abdirahman Kahin of Afro Deli

In our latest Business Spotlight,  Bethel Gessesse sat down with Abdirahman Kahin, the owner of the thriving Afro Deli to discuss the state of...

Rep. Ilhan Omar: Let’s work on building a better Minnesota for...

State Representative Ilhan Omar reviews her first legislative session. The 2017 regular and first special session are now over, as a newly elected member of...