The Latest News about Somalis in Minnesota.
Wararkii ugu danbeeyay ee Soomaalida ku nool gobolka Minnesoota.
Fourteen years ago, longtime community activist Abdirizak Bihi received a call informing him of an after-school fight that broke out between Somali-American...Continue reading »
Two days after the end of school in June, four Minneapolis educators plan to head off to a different kind of summer school.
Three teachers and a Somali-born...Continue reading »
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two men were charged Tuesday after police say they beat and robbed a man in the locker room of a Life Time Fitness in Eden Prairie,...Continue reading »
The Republican Party of Minnesota says it is endorsing a Somali-American for a seat in the state Legislature for the first time. On Wednesday, the party...Continue reading »
A 12-year-old boy who drowned in a St. Louis Park school swimming pool was part of a class of about 30 children being supervised by a teacher who was...Continue reading »
Twenty years have passed since Somalis started arriving in Minnesota to establish their largest community in America. Yet a large gap in understanding...Continue reading »
In Somali culture, women don’t strive to become police officers, Kadra Mohamed said.
On Saturday morning, Mohamed was recognized as the first Somali-American...Continue reading »
Though the Twin Cities is known to have the largest Somali population in the United States, there is only one Somali officer working in the St. Paul Police...Continue reading »
A Somali-dominated DFL caucus that broke into chaos last week will be reconvened later this month at a new location with neutral conveners, including...Continue reading »
The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art has given the Cedar Cultural Center and Augsburg College $200,000 to bring internationally known Somali musicians...Continue reading »
A heavily attended caucus in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood ended abruptly Tuesday night after an altercation between activists.
About 300 people, nearly...Continue reading »
Noor challenges U-area standby
Tuesday’s precinct caucuses mark the beginning of the 2014 election process in Minnesota. There, political parties will...Continue reading »
MINNEAPOLIS – A quick search online for Abdirizak Haji Hussein tells the story of a former Prime Minister of Somalia.
He served a Prime Minister...Continue reading »
When Somali-Minnesotans receive media attention, it’s often due to controversy, from homegrown suicide bombers to teetotaling cabdrivers refusing to...Continue reading »
Two Minneapolis police officers came down to Faribault Thursday to film a dual-language video addressing Somali-American community relations, public safety...Continue reading »
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The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota BCA are investigating a death in Shoreview, Minn., after a body...Continue reading »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 23-year-old woman admitted Thursday that she lied to a grand jury investigating the long-running case of young men who left Minnesota...Continue reading »
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minneapolis school board member Hussein Samatar, a civil-war refugee who went on to plant some of the first seeds of Somali-American...Continue reading »
MINNEAPOLIS — Some in the Somali community say the state isn’t doing enough to address the health concerns of Somali people. Fartun Weli runs...Continue reading »
Wide-ranging sentences handed down in the yearslong federal investigation into recruiting and financing for the terrorist group al-Shabaab have kindled...Continue reading »