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Round Up: Africans in the Minnesotan Mainstream Media

by Nelima Here’s another round up of how the mainstream media is covering the African community. New Islamic mortgages now available in Minnesota Bill Would Ban Headwear on Driver’s License Photos Somali Student Group Protest s Bare-Head ID Bill Another gloomy economic roller-coaster ride This time will Liberians be forced to leave? Maplewood man convicted … Continue reading

Society

The Somali Community and the Twin Cities Mainstream Media: Towards a More Perfect Union?

by Nelima Frustrations and suggestions were exchanged at a panel discussion on the portrayal of the Somali community by the media. The accusations in the media that the Abubakar mosque was connected to the missing Somali men, seemed to be the cause of the community’s resentment towards and mistrust of the media. Somali Community frustrations: … Continue reading