Public Meeting About Cedar-Riverside Revitalization Project Shut Down by Protesters

Minneapolis officials hosted an open house Friday night to solicit feedback on a project that would help boost the economy and reduce crime in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, but the meeting was shut down by disgruntled protesters.

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Willmar Opening ‘Multicultural’ Gym for Somali Women Who Feel Uncomfortable Working Out in Front of Men

A new gym set to open in Willmar, Minnesota will be reserved exclusively for women, particularly Somali women who feel uncomfortable working out in co-ed spaces.

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Omar Silent on New Claims That She Has a Different Real Name and Entered Country Fraudulently

  A bombshell report released Thursday claims that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN-05) entered the country fraudulently in 1995 as a member of the “Omar” family, which allegedly isn’t her real family. The article was published Thursday at Powerline by David Steinberg, formerly an editor of PJ Media who has written…

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Group of ’10-12 Somali Teens’ Allegedly Chased Light Rail Patrons With Hammers

  Minnesota Crime Watch and Information reported for Alpha News Monday that an alleged mob of Somali teens were chasing Light Rail patrons with hammers at the East Bank station Friday night. Alpha News notes that a post from the Minneapolis Scanner Facebook page reported Friday night at 9:49 p.m.…

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Republicans Support Three Minnesota Bills That Would Send $8 Million in Taxpayer Money to Somali Programs

  Three bills in the Minnesota Legislature would divert a total of $8 million in taxpayer money to Somali programs over the next two fiscal years. House File 985, for instance, would develop an “east African community economic development pilot program,” which would receive $2 million in both fiscal year…

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Minneapolis’ ‘Little Mogadishu’ Sees 56 Percent Increase in Violent Crimes Caused by Somali Gangs

Violent crimes increased by more than 50 percent in 2018 in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, nicknamed “little Mogadishu,” which authorities attribute to Somali gang activity in the area. Buried in a recent Star Tribune article was the fact that violent crimes jumped from 54 in 2010 to 84 in 2018, an…

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Amazon’s Somali Employees Planning ‘Massive’ Protest at Minnesota Facility Before Christmas

A group of Somali-Americans are planning a “massive” protest at Minnesota’s Amazon facility after the corporation agreed to meet with organizers of the protest, but came up short on complying with their demands. A non-profit called the Awood Center, which seeks to build “East African worker power,” first started organizing…

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Prosecutors Say Ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor ‘Intended’ to Kill Australian Woman

A former Minneapolis police officer “intended” to kill Justine Ruszczyk Damond when he shot the Australian woman multiple times last year, prosecutors argued as they seek a more serious murder count, KID Newsradio said. Prosecutors said they plan to charge Mohamed Noor with intentional second-degree murder in the death of Damond,…

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