Minneapolis city leaders urge renters to report discrimination against Section 8 vouchers

By: Katelyn Vue The city passed an ordinance in 2017 to prohibit landlords from treating Section 8 renters differently, but legal fights prevented it from…

New St. Paul facility helps East African women struggling with substance abuse

By: Abdirizak Diis In response to the growing need for culturally sensitive substance abuse treatment, the Alliance Wellness Center has unveiled a facility dedicated to…

Somali music arrives in the classroom through book with Burnsville roots

By: Becky Z. Dernbach On a recent Thursday, the school day hadn’t yet started at Burnsville’s Gideon Pond Elementary School. But a long-awaited moment had…

Ask a Scholar November 23

ASK A SCHOLAR NOVEMBER 2023   I sent out greeting cards to all my contacts in my mailing list with generic greetings which read as…