The Somali Artifact and Cultural Museum, 1516 East Lake Street, at Midtown Global Market, is the only Somali heritage museum in North America. Founder and curator Osman Ali wanted to remind Somali youth where and what they came from.
A giving tradition in North Minneapolis since the 1960s
Friday, 20 December 2013 11:39
Lee-Hoon Benson, TC Daily Planet
Christmas can be a tough time for low-income families, as pervasive and rampant consumerism and the expectations of getting and giving presents exert extra pressures. Children, especially, do not have the money to buy presents for their family members. In North Minneapolis, Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) helps low-income children to experience the joy of giving to others and to feel included in the American tradition of giving holiday presents.
Human Rights Week centers on jobs, education, equity
Friday, 29 November 2013 13:23
Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights is presenting a week of events centered on jobs, education and equal opportunity memorialized in Dr. Martin Luther King’s iconic "I Have a Dream” speech.
Even though the State High School Football Tournament 1A section has not yet seen a champion, the North Community High Polars’ season ended in a 54 - 26 loss to Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity at Hobbs Field on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Don't Be a Victim! Protect your car, protect your valuables!
Monday, 21 October 2013 15:47
Here are some tips for preventing auto theft, and theft from auto. Winter will soon be here, and with it, increased auto thefts. Practicing these tips will decrease your chances of being a victim of auto theft
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.