Bullied for her dark skin, Minnesota model goes viral for promoting self-love

Bullied for her dark skin, Minnesota model goes viral for promoting self-love

The 24-year-old Minnesotan, originally from Sudan, has amassed a large following on Instagram after an Uber driver asked if she'd ever bleach her skin.
A day later, eclipse watchers ask: Did I hurt my eyes?
Variety

A day later, eclipse watchers ask: Did I hurt my eyes?

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Symptoms of eye damage from the sun include blurriness and spotty vision.
Funeral celebrants offer customized services without liturgy, dogma or traditional rituals
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Funeral celebrants offer customized services without liturgy, dogma or traditional rituals

44 minutes ago
Until fairly recently, priests, ministers and rabbis presided over rites for the dead. But fewer Americans are attending a church or synagogue. Enter funeral celebrants.
Rare albino pigeons are sighted in Minnetonka
Home & Garden

Rare albino pigeons are sighted in Minnetonka

43 minutes ago
A trio of white birds stood out. But what were they?
Minnesota's legendary Whitey's Wonderbar closing for good on Friday
Eat & Drink

Minnesota's legendary Whitey's Wonderbar closing for good on Friday

11:18am
Whitey's Wonderbar, the legendary East Grand Forks dining and drinking establishment that survived Prohibition, a great flood and numerous ownership changes, will soon close to make room for a North Dakota rival.
Expert tips to make the most of your Minnesota State Fair adventures
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Expert tips to make the most of your Minnesota State Fair adventures

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Overwhelmed yet? Don't be. We've got the inside scoop. We asked experienced fairgoers for their tips on getting the most out of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Post your best Minn. State Fair photos to Instagram, get featured in Star Tribune
Variety

Post your best Minn. State Fair photos to Instagram, get featured in Star Tribune

42 minutes ago
Are you ready to eat tons of food at the Minnesota State Fair? More important, are you ready to take tons of photos of yourself eating tons of food?
Music

Review: Lady Gaga plays it big and small at St. Paul's Xcel

5:16am
Her St. Paul concert had lots of big dance numbers and a few intimate moments at the piano, but didn't quite satisfy.
Movies

Joss Whedon is a 'hypocrite preaching feminist ideals,' ex-wife Kai Cole says

12:58pm
"There is misinformation out there and I feel the best way to clear up the situation is to tell my truth," she says.
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