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Ivorian Dobet Gnahore at The Dakota Jazz Club this Thursday

Grammy Award winner Dobet Gnahore will be back in Minnesota to deliver an amazing performance this Thursday at The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant. FYI: The promotional code ‘MinneAfrica‘ gets you a discounted ticket read below. Here’s a great description on The Dakota Jazz Club’swebsite. Dobet Gnahoré, a singer, dancer and percussionist from the Ivory … Continue reading


Somali Woman’s Illness and A Family’s Quest for Healing

Joel Grostephan New America MediaST.CLOUD, Minn. — Samira Iman was missing for nearly two years. The 31-year-old Somali didn’t run away. She wasn’t kidnapped. She didn’t go to Africa to fight in Somalia’s decades-old civil war. She was living in St. Cloud, Minn., in a group home for the mentally ill. But Samira’s family lost … Continue reading