Book briefs: Series on Somalis continues

Book briefs: Series on Somalis continues

There are 10 comments on the St. Cloud Times story from Feb 17, 2013, titled Book briefs: Series on Somalis continues. In it, St. Cloud Times reports that:

Notes on writers and recently published books with Minnesota ties. ** Minnesota Historical Society Press has released "Somalis in Minnesota," another book in its The People of Minnesota series, which explores the immigrant and native populations that have built the state.

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AntiMelting

Garden City, MI

#1 Feb 17, 2013
Somalis have built the state? huh?
non-starter

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Feb 17, 2013
AntiMelting wrote:
Somalis have built the state? huh?
In “Somalis in Minnesota,” author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf writes about how the Somalia diaspora that began in 1992 has brought more than 50,000 Somalis to Minnesota. He tells readers about the economic, religious, political and cultural practices in the communities that have formed in areas such as Marshall and Minneapolis.

Minnesota is home to the largest populations of Somalis in the United States.
AntiMelting

Garden City, MI

#3 Feb 17, 2013
non-starter wrote:
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In “Somalis in Minnesota,” author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf writes about how the Somalia diaspora that began in 1992 has brought more than 50,000 Somalis to Minnesota. He tells readers about the economic, religious, political and cultural practices in the communities that have formed in areas such as Marshall and Minneapolis.
Minnesota is home to the largest populations of Somalis in the United States.
Importing disease, increasing healthcare for Americans and adding to the Liberal base. Not a good situation.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Feb 17, 2013
So much for assimilation.

Racial tension between welfare blacks and welfare Somalis have reached an all time high.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Feb 17, 2013
someone wrote:
So much for assimilation.
Racial tension between welfare blacks and welfare Somalis have reached an all time high.
The cafeteria riot at South high school that started as food fight turned into police and tear gas.
redeemer

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Feb 17, 2013
someone wrote:
<quoted text>
The cafeteria riot at South high school that started as food fight turned into police and tear gas.
Liar!
Tit for Tat

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Feb 17, 2013
Just what Minnesota need, more mfing cab drivers.
redeemer

Minneapolis, MN

#9 Feb 17, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>Liar!
I love calling others liar when I am really the liar.
someone

Minneapolis, MN

#10 Feb 17, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>
I love calling others liar when I am really the liar.
Its one thing to be intellectually dishonest....

Its another thing to be intellectually inferior
CRASSUS

Neenah, WI

#11 Feb 18, 2013
Minnesota is home to the largest populations of Somalis in the United States.

Somalis built Minnesota. No wonder yer state smells so bad!

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