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  • Jambo Africa presents Minnesota’s global talent

    Jambo Africa presents Minnesota’s global talent

    By Sheronda Orridge, TC Daily Planet Jambo Africa, a Brooklyn Center restaurant where the East African cuisine of Kenya meets the West African cuisine of Liberia, hosted a review of musical and spoken word artists on November 17, including Ibé Kaba, Shahar Eberzon, Bryan Thao Worra, Rodrigo Sanchez Chavarria, Jamala […]

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  • Studying Hemingway in East Africa

    Studying Hemingway in East Africa

    Studying Hemingway in East Africa by Joseph L. Mbele For the whole month of January, 2013, I was in Tanzania, with 29 students from St. Olaf College. We were studying the African writings of Ernest Hemingway while visiting some of the places he visited and wrote about. Hemingway is a […]

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  • Wossene Tiruneh Bowler: CANCER prompts ACTION

    Wossene Tiruneh Bowler: CANCER prompts ACTION

    Wossene Tiruneh Bowler born in Ethiopia, founded Life’s Second Chance Foundation in 2006 as a response to a personal battle with cancer. She is a woman of vision as she wants to build a cancer hospital in Ethiopia to help others less fortunate. She is also owner of New Awakenings […]

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  • Featured Artist January 2013 Otieno Nyangweso

    Featured Artist January 2013 Otieno Nyangweso

    Otieno Nyangweso on Books, The Diaspora & Values Otieno Nyangweso, “Oti” to many, was born Thomas Otieno Nyangweso. Names do, indeed, have meaning. Otieno means “one who was born at night.” Nyangweso, “one who was born during a locust invasion,” is his father’s grandfather’s family name who was born during […]

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  • Featured Artist May 2012 Kenna Cottman

    Featured Artist May 2012 Kenna Cottman

    Featured Artist May 2012 Kenna Cottman Kenna Cottman, wise beyond years, trained by loving, giving, self-actualized proud parents who taught her about her blackness and connection to the greater world and her rich African heritage, grew up in South Minneapolis and currently resides in the Homewood area of North Minneapolis. […]

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