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Story by Bob Hines and Michelle Alimoradi

On March 24th, a photo exhibit will go on display at the Whittier Gallery at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design that features the images and recorded testimony of thirteen young Somali Men. The project is an attempt to document the lives of these men as they try to feel at home in Minnesota.

1300 people recently attended the 12th Annual YWCA of Minneapolis Circle of Women luncheon and fundraiser to hear testimonies of the organization’s great work as well as a special announcement of a

In less than 20 years, two-thirds of the world’s population will lack access to water. Overuse and pollution are not the only reasons for this crisis.

This week on MinneCulture, live from Minnesota visits the Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar in Lowertown St. Paul for When Poets Found Bass, a night of spoken word poetry presented by the Saint Paul Almanac. Featuring Saymoukda D. Vongsay, Fres Thao, Desdamona, Truthmaze and DJ Kool Akiem. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow. MinneCulture is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

Story by Michael Fischbein

Thousands of Tibetans and their supporters are protesting the actions of the Chinese government. Since last Spring, there has been a Chinese military presence at the Ngaba Kirti Monastery in Eastern Tibet. Ten Tibetan monks and one Tibetan nun have set fire to themselves in protest of this presence.

Plans for a new I-35W bridge have some local politicians and city planners reconsidering the future of public transit in the Twin Cities.

KFAI’s Todd Melby describes his eyewitness account of the I-35 W bridge collapse aftermath.

This story was submitted by Lauretta Dawolo on August 2, 2007.

The Labor Day weekend marks the end of summertime, and for a group of young people on the North Side of Minneapolis, the end of August means the end of their summer jobs.

For the past few years, summer jobs for youth have been hard to find just about everywhere.

Temporary Protected Status, known as TPS, is for foreign nationals currently residing in the United States, whose homeland conditions are recognized by the US government as being remporarily unsafe or

TPS or Temporary Protected Status allows people from certain countries affected by an armed conflict or environmental disaster to stay in the United States for a period of time until condidtions in th