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Bob Enos of Willmar, MN speaks, won't be deterred!

Editor: If you missed it over the weekend, please go here and read all about the two events in St. Cloud, Minnesota on Saturday.

One was a small gathering including union organizers and Somali refugees protesting—what… 1,081 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Somalis are resilient Americans, not terrorists

By Abdirashid Ahmed, Pioneer Press

As part of my daily routine, I read the local daily news clips every morning. I often find more than one article about the Somali community in Minnesota. 363 more words

Muslims

With social media, moms aim to end racism in St. Cloud

By Ibrahim Hirsi, St. Cloud Times

Natalie Ringsmuth and Kelly Meyer have an ambitious plan for St. Cloud: to create a united community, despite longstanding racial and religious tensions between black and white residents here. 238 more words

Muslim

Does Minnesota House ISIS' "Farm Team"?

Has Minnesota, “the Land of Nice”, become a breeding ground for ISIS Volunteers?

Abcnews.go.com reports that

Three men accused of trying to leave Minnesota to join the Islamic State group have not renounced the group’s violent ideology, and proposals for their pretrial release won’t adequately protect the community or guarantee that they’ll show up for court, prosecutors said in a court filing Tuesday.

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Politics

Pray for Somalia today!

Did you know that God has brought one of the world’s most oppressed people to Columbus, Ohio? Somalis have suffered from famine, war, violence, hatred and the oppression of Islam for years. 63 more words

Lewiston and Bates; Muhammad and Brenna

Our daughter graduated from Bates College last month, 50 years after Lewiston, Maine had its moment in the national spotlight as the location of the second heavyweight title fight between Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali… 467 more words

Family

Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – Heartland Democracy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – “Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the second part of this series, WCCO’s Susie Jones takes a look at a program called “Heartland Democracy.” 469 more words

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