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We curate news that highlights underrepresented communities. Find new stories and new communities with NewPrensa.

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Hey! I’m Ayanfe.  As a second-generation Minnesotan resident with Nigerian roots, I was rarely exposed to positive stories with people who had similar backgrounds as me. NewPrensa is my chance to curate local news for folks who are looking for a different perspective here in Minnesota.

 

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Hi, I’m Alycia, communications specialist at NewPublica and half of Ayanfe & Alyica. I co-write NewPrensa and work on a variety of other projects at NewPublica.
 
Growing up as a white presenting Puerto Rican woman who also identifies as a lesbian, representation was hard for me to find. With no intention to speak for or represent all people, I look forward to the opportunity to continue to bring BIPOC focused, local news to members of the Twin Cities community.

 


Latest Edition

Meet Minnesota's "Water protectors."

June 4 – 10

It’s been a sweltering week here in Minnesota, but that hasn’t stopped thousands protesters who are opposed to the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline. Keep fighting the good fight for clean water and Indigenous rights, y’all ✊
 
Learn about the movement and more BIPOC news in this week’s newsletter.
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