Somali nicknames are distinctive. In fact, some only know a person by his or her nickname.
Updated: March 27, 2012, - 10:23 PM
Tapping into their roots from the "land of poets," Somali-American youths are embracing the art and finding their voice.
Updated: March 21, 2012, - 04:29 PM
For the first time since he lived there as a child, Abdi Phenomenal returned to the Dadaab refugee camp in East Africa last August. He and fellow Poet Nation founder Matt Erickson made the trip to film the plight of famine victims arriving at the camp. The documentary, "Voices of Dadaab," which features a song and poetry by Phenomenal, can be viewed at www.startribune.com/a1139.
Updated: March 21, 2012, - 02:38 PM
On their first day teaching refugees how to knit, JoAnn Manthey and her friend Joan Gilbertson stuck to the basics.
Updated: March 13, 2012, - 11:14 PM
Rochester woman who refused to stand during her terrorism trial last fall is fighting to have record cleared.
Updated: March 13, 2012, - 11:13 PM
Somali wire transfer shops have struggled to stay open since losing banking services in December.
Updated: March 03, 2012, - 07:16 AM
Minneapolis company removed offensive billboard.
Updated: February 29, 2012, - 09:39 PM
It's no secret that newcomers to Minnesota often say we're difficult to get to know.
Updated: February 28, 2012, - 07:44 PM
She mentored more than 100 foster children over nearly 50 years.
Updated: February 22, 2012, - 10:21 PM