It’s been years since Minnesota’s Liberian-American community has seen one of their own elected to a significant political post. Why?
In Minnesota, tens of thousands of Muslims are marking Eid al-Adha with feasts, prayers and giving.
The news comes two months after MinnPost reported that leaders of the Karen community had become frustrated by the state’s inaction on the issue.
While Somalis have been living in Willmar for more than two decades now, the mosque has given them what they have long sought: a permanent, spacious place of worship.
Metro Transit Police Chief John Harrington’s latest visit to Somalia has further tightened ties between Minnesota and Mogadishu.
Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa’s protest gesture resonated powerfully in a place that’s home to one of the world’s largest Oromo communities.
Lee’s candidacy could mark a bit of history. It could also underline the electoral power of Hmong-Americans in north Minneapolis.
Even before the election results were known, thousands of Somali-Americans in Minnesota were paying close attention to the race.
A high-profile legislative race for the Minnesota House in District 60B is spurring voter turnout among the city’s East African community.
Zerkalo is one of many media outlets that reflect the various groups of people who have come to the state, either as immigrants or as refugees, in recent decades.
A number of organizations in Minnesota are working to get Muslims in the state involved in politics in ways they never have before.
Explaining the enduring popularity of certain brands among Minnesota’s Somali-American community.
The court’s decision spelled the death of President Obama’s executive order that would have protected an estimated 30,000 undocumented immigrants in Minnesota from deportation.
One of the state’s largest immigrant groups is also one of the least understood.
Many coffee shops and restaurants with a large number of Muslim customers shut down for Ramadan. But others don’t — and some manage to thrive during the month.
For years, leaders in the Karen community have been asking the Department of Public Safety if it will ever provide the written driver’s test in the Karen language.
A set of bills aimed at improving economic and educational outcomes for immigrants isn’t going anywhere, though it does offer clear policy priorities for new American communities.
Oromo people in Minnesota are often confused with those from Somalia, despite coming from a different country, speaking a different language and having a different culture.
The Minnesota Historical Society exhibit showcases the history, achievements and contributions of Indian immigrants and their American children.
The opening of “Behind Both Fences” and “Jaded Youth” will take place on Wednesday at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.