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By Ahmed Sirleaf It baffles me to see how the United States government is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The response is dismally inimical to what other countries are doing to curb the Corona torment. The focus on social distancing alone is not enough. While social distancing slows the rapid spread of the virus, it only buys us time to implement an eradication response. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Health and a member of the White House’s COVID-19 Taskforce has warned that “it will get worse before it gets better,” he has said at every opportunity. “We…

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African Deli: 6930 Brooklyn Blvd #13, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429| (763) 561-0086 Taste of Africa: Address: 7405 Regent Ave N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 | (763) 432-6646 City Afrique Restaurant: 4326 Lyndale Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55412 | (612) 353-6084 Mama Ti’s African Kitchen | 7632 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 | (763) 566-1009 African Foods & Gifts | 117 Willow Bend, Minneapolis, MN 55428 | (763) 269-4570 Safari Express: 920 E Lake St # 134, Minneapolis, MN 55407 | (612) 874-0756 Safari Restaurant in Minneapolis | 3010 4th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 | (612) 353-5341 Afro Deli…

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Have you ever gotten health advice from a friend or relative and wanted to check it out on the internet? Have you ever had questions about vaccines and searched for information on the internet? There is plenty of health information online, but some of the information is not accurate or can be confusing. How can you tell what information sites are good and what sites you should avoid? Here are a few tips to guide your internet searches. Go to the experts. Just as you would not have a car mechanic fix an electrical problem in your house, we…

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Imagine for a second, being at your ideal weight. Chisel abs, nice strong arms, broad shoulders, legs to die for and everything in between.  Siting on the couch with the remote control, drinking “diet coke” and eating Lays potato chips may not get you there. You don’t have to back away from the chips entirely for the rest of your life, but reach for fruits and vegetables instead. Getting in shape and staying healthy is not just a walk in the park., but you can start with a walk in the park. Maybe those walks get your feet moving faster…

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What a trip! My visit to Africa, a return to my motherland after a 20 year absence was a welcome relief.  Joining me on the trip was my wife Victorine, my Brother-in-Law, Jude Ambe, and Victorine’s mother, or “Mother Theresa” and “Grannie”, as she is affectionately known. Cameroon, my wife’s place of birth was our main destination, to visit my wife’s family and celebrate the Christmas holiday. Cameroon is located in west -central Africa, and the uniqueness of this African nation is its people. The English speaking Cameroonians, where my wife comes from and the French speaking Cameroonians combine for…

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Lingerie By TK A new lingerie designer on the scene, Ms. Theresa Karn!  Theresa Karn is a Liberian entrepreneur who, in 2020, while the world was grappling with a global pandemic, launched her lingerie line, Lingerie by TK.   Remember the name, get used to seeing her work in Macy’s, JC Penny or any one of the other major stores coming soon. The inspiration for Lingerie by TK comes from the love TK has for fashion. Her goal is to have women feeling beautiful, sexy, and to exude confidence in the bedroom, regardless of their size, shape, or age.  Lingerie…

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Modest fashion is my passion, not only as for Muslim women. Rather it is as diverse as there are traditions and religions in the world.  All these wonderful women agree on the idea that modest fashion means relatively loose clothing, comfortable dressing and covering of the body according to every woman’s own comfort. And that is exactly where the difference comes, because there is an unambiguous interpretation for every woman as to what dress fits the criteria. My personal clothing preference has been modesty, comfort, and an unmatched drive to stand out. The “what” and never the “when”; the elegant…

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Voices Magazine’s featured “Change Maker” Pete Betiku is a self-described entrepreneur, investor, motivational/public speaker, financial expert and Forex educator. He currently owns two companies and he specializes in teaching and helping people in the community learn about credit, business funding, how to raise capital, how to invest money in the Forex, aka currency market. Born in Nigeria, Pete Betiku came to the United States when he was only 8 years old. Leaving his country rich with palm trees, grass, and a warm and sunny climate, he arrived in January, to a typical Minnesota winter. He jokes that it was hard…

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Edwin Darlington Tweh Commonly known as D12 (DeeTweh) A Liberian Artist/Musician and Producer. Born and raised in Liberia, DeeTweh “D12” lives and breathes music. Growing up as a child, he will gather the dishes, pot and spoons for drumkit and play beautiful rhythms. He was known for lighting up parties and family gathering with his beautiful voice and dance moves. After the civil war, D12 and his friends took an adventure several times, seeking greener pastures in Ghana, Nigeria and Ivory Coast to name a few. No matter what circumstances he faced, music was consistently an integral part of Tweh’s…

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Hello, everyone and welcome to my life. My name is Augustus Cole Jr. Aka G-Rize. I was born in west Africa in the beautiful city of Monrovia Liberia. In 2003 I was blessed to come to the United States with my family, we now reside in Minnesota. My Mother that I love with all my heart passed away soon after I came to the States. The memory of my mother drives and inspires me every day in my life and music. Since her passing I continue to grow in my education through graduating high school and advancing on to college…

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