Tag Archives: Somali

Video> Banks Block Somali Financial Lifeline, Minnesotans Protest

Uploaded by UpTakeVideo on Jan 9, 2012 “Peoples’ lives are at stake. People are dying.” said a young Somali to a crowd gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol. State Senator Jeff Hayden agreed, “This is an injustice. This is a crime.” Members of the largest Somali community in the United States have been wiring their money to their […]

At the Pool, by Ifrah Jimale, Ask a Somali

At the pool BY IFRAH JIMALE, ASK A SOMALI September 06, 2011   Twin City Daily Planet Q: I have noticed many Somali families who use the facilities at the YMCA and most of the women wear head scarves or qamar, long shirts, and long skirts. I’ve wondered though about how they feel being surrounded by non-Muslims […]