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In St. Paul, the most diverse Minnesota Legislature ever is just getting started

Esther Agbaje, from Minneapolis, just started her first term at the state House of Representatives. Kaohly Her, from St. Paul, ...

Sia Her: My parents’ experience with Covid

My parents returned home from Regions Hospital three months ago. They had been there suffering from COVID-19 and survived thanks ...

University of Minnesota students learn the comfort of sharing comfort foods

University of Minnesota student Zubeda Chaffe cooks cacabsa with other members of the Oromo Student Union. Cacabsa, a traditional Sudanese ...

Pitch contest helps former refugee sharpen idea for Hmong-inspired fashion line

As part of her business administration major, Ka Vang was introduced to entrepreneurship and latched on to the idea of ...

‘I’m looking for unity’: Minnesota immigrants share hopes for new Biden administration on Inauguration Day.

Sahan Journal publishes deep, reported news for, by and about immigrants and new Americans—the kind of stories you won’t find ...

The Twin Cities Most Anticipated New Restaurants, 2021

The coming months promise exciting news, including that of new restaurants from established tastemakers like Ann Kim and Yia Vang, ...

10 Best Practices for Improving Religious Freedom in Complicated Countries

Lessons we learned from helping Vietnam become the first country to be peaceably removed from the United States’ blacklist of ...

All 11 Hmong villages in Tak’s Ruam Thai Pattana sealed after Covid patient sneaks in

The Hmong hill tribe in Ruam Thai Pattana subdistrict in Tak’s border Phop Phra district has closed all 11 villages, ...

Coronavirus Victims: Keeper Of Hmong Culture Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun

Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun was a Philadelphia artist and keeper of Hmong embroidery tradition. She died from COVID-19 at age ...

‘We Never Know What Tomorrow Brings:’ Pandemic Strands Thousands of Refugees in Thailand

From his hideout in northern Bangkok, James can hear roars of jet planes taking off from Don Mueang Airport. They ...

Will Public School Budget Cuts Boost Charter Movement?

The Charter Schools Movement Sees Public Schools Preparing for Deep Funding Cuts as a Growth Opportunity. A promotional message on ...

Gang of teens suspected in murder of woman in Milwaukee

A recently unsealed search warrant obtained by Fox6 reveals just what led up to the fatal beating of a 36-year-old ...

Wisconsin civil rights organizations jointly condemn Trump’s act of domestic terrorism at the U.S. Capitol

We condemn Trump and his Republican enablers for instigating an act of domestic terrorism by white nationalists at the nation’s ...

In Sa Pa, ethnic children forced to peddle on streets in bitterly cold night

As the mercury of the highland tourist hub of Sa Pa approaches zero, child street vendors of ethnic minorities were ...

How Vietnamese Commandos Captured a Secret U.S. Military Base

Earlier in the 2000s, Vietnamese veterans of the battle helped U.S. military personnel locate the remains of airmen that had ...

Hmong Farmers Find Their Own Land in Minnesota

A trip to a farmers market in Minneapolis or Saint Paul, Minnesota may seem similar to one anywhere with a ...

Sa Pa, Vietnam: how community-based tourism is putting this high-altitude paradise on the map

Getting to Sa Pa takes time. My adventure starts on the overnight train which rumbles out of Hanoi at 10pm ...

WEDC allocates funding to Key Strategic Partner organizations for another year

Wisconsin MADISON, WI. JAN. 6, 2021 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is renewing its commitment to community partners ...