AP Photo/Hannah Foslien
November 07, 2018 - 7:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Fresh off of becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that she's still enjoying being known for her firsts. In 2016 the one-time refugee became the first Somali-American elected to a state legislature in the U.S. when she won a seat in the...
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Courtesy of MN CAIR
Edgar Linares
October 08, 2018 - 8:10 pm
Minnesota's Council on American Islamic Relations has stepped up security after a threat was made against their executive director, Jaylani Hussein. On Saturday, CAIR held a public event at the Minnesota History Center called "Understanding Islam", a group known to CAIR for routinely trying to...
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Muslims at Super Eid
August 21, 2018 - 8:29 am
Thousands from Minnesota's Muslim community gathered at US Bank Stadium on Tuesday for a festival known as Super Eid. Twenty different mosques and organizations put together in the event, held for the first time in the home of the NFL's Vikings. The Minnesota Council on American-Islamic Relations...
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