Journalist Ibrahim Hirsi, reflects on the reaction into the Somali American Community here in Minnesota..
BIO: Ibrahim Hirsi writes about immigrant communities and the politics and policies that affect them. He was previously a staff writer for MinnPost. For his reporting, he received the 2018 MLK Commitment to Service Award, which honors public servants who are making a difference in Minnesota. Ibrahim got his start in journalism covering business at the Minnesota Daily, the University of Minnesota’s student newspaper. He has also reported on issues concerning immigrant and communities of color for the Twin Cities Daily Planet and St. Cloud Times. Ibrahim is currently a PhD student in immigration history at the University of Minnesota, and contributes to The World through a collaboration with the Immigration History Research Center.
My conversation with Prof. David Schultz, Political Science, Hamline University… talks about how money is corrupting our political process, stifling our democracy,,,,
Rep. Ilhan Omar was right on two accounts,,.. watch
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8 years ago millions of arabs went to streat demanding change , freedom and dignity.. some say Arab Spring is dead, but the music that came from the streets of Tunisia and Tahrir square .. still alive.., Dr. Salti is taking as in a musical journey of Arab Spring tunes..
Mirrored Mosaics: Artists’ Reflections on Being Muslim in Minnesota, work of artists with a connection to the Muslim community in Minnesota. The exhibit features more than 80 works from more than 20 artists. FREE Exhibit Opening: Sunday, February 10, 5:30-7:00 p.m. The exhibit will be on display February 3 – March 29.
With How to Have Fun in a Civil War, Mansour revisits her childhood memories during the 1991 Somali civil war to confront violent history with humor, and provide a voice for the stories of children. This one-act multimedia play reading explores war from the idyllic viewpoint of a seven-year-old Somali girl. The play layers multiple narratives taken from community interviews to tell a captivating story about resilience while pushing audiences to engage in a healing process that is still raw for survivors of the war.” Children Theatre