NewPrensa loves the Afro Deli!

This week’s edition covers stories from March 16th to March 22nd, 2023. Today’s issue is 910 words, a 7–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk Springtime, the Afro Deli,Minneapolis’s Rye House, State Capitol news,and the new BIPOC Foodways Alliance!  Good morning, NewPrensa readers! Helene here. Spring is arriving slowly but not-so-surely, much in the Minnesota way.  It’s exciting to see everyone out and celebrating our […]

Twin Cities Creative Spaces To Visit

This week’s edition covers stories from February 9th to February 15th, 2023. Today’s issue is 750 words, a 5.8–minute read. In today’s edition, Isabella and Helene talk Black led art spaces to visit, Aldi’s closing in north Minneapolis, Birchbark Books, and Pollen Midwest. Continue reading to find out more. There’s a couple spaces I would like to highlight this week:  Many of […]

NewPrensa celebrates Black History Month!

Today’s issue is 900 words, a 7–minute read. Isabella and Helene talk Black History Month, SABER Magazine, The Green Room, The Grammys, and what’s behind Imposter Syndrome. Continue reading to find out more… Happy Black History Month, NewPrensa readers. Helene here! In this month’s next several editions, we want to celebrate and uplift Black creatives, activists, politicians, community […]

Minneapolis’s “Step Up” Turns 20

This week’s edition covers stories from December 29th to January 4th, 2023. Today’s issue is 812 words, a 6.2–minute read. Helene and Nyabang talk about Minneapolis’s Step Up program celebrating its 20th year, Drivers Licenses for All 2023, and Pele’s death. Helene here! With Isabella away this week, I’m excited to introduce you all to Nyabang, NewPublica’s Community Engagement […]

St. Paul’s Penumbra Theater Seeks Racial Healing

This week’s edition covers stories from October 20th to October 26th, 2022. Today’s issue is 711 words, a 5.5-minute read. Isabella and Helene talk about Owamni, Ondara, the Penumbra Theater, the harvest season, Indian food, and Ye. Good morning.Helene here. NPR recently released a story about Sean Sherman, otherwise known as the “Sioux Chef”. He’s the co-founder of Owamni, which you may remember because it […]

48 people charged in embezzlement scheme surrounding “Feeding our Futures” MN

This week’s edition covers stories from September 15th to September 21st, 2022. Today’s issue is 920 words, a 7.1-minute read. This week’s edition covers the 48 people charged at “Feeding our Futures” MN for an embezzlement scheme , Adnan Syed’s vacated conviction on Monday, and Twitter backlash against movie ‘The Woman King’ starring Viola Davis. Local News 48 people have been […]

CLUES in St. Paul freshens up with new mural

This week’s edition covers stories from September 8th to September 14th, 2022. Today’s issue is 915 words, a 7-minute read. This week’s edition covers the unveiling of CLUES St. Paul’s new mural, the U of M extension program “Nature for New Minnesotans”, the 2022 BIPOC Emmy winners, and singer and songwriter H.E.R.’s selection to play Belle in ABC’s Beauty and the Beast […]

Three Ukrainian teenagers move to MN to continue education

This week’s edition covers stories from September 1st to September 7th, 2022. Today’s issue is 800 words, a 6.2-minute read. Three Ukrainian teenagers move to Minnesota to continue education, White Earth Nation descendant and student works with Ojibwe horse conservation, Boil water notice continues in Jackson, Mississippi after O.B. Curtis plant is fixed, and Goodhood Comic Book series ‘The […]

Minnesota Twins partner with local Chicano artist Jimmy Longoria

This week’s edition covers stories from August 25th to August 31st, 2022. Today’s issue is 804 words, a 6.2-minute read. Artist Jimmy Longoria interprets the Minnesota Twins logo, The City of Minneapolis and the Department of Human Rights sek to reach an agreement on consent decree, and Black women make history at the U.S. Gymnastics […]

Results of the MN Primary Elections!

This week’s edition covers stories from August 4th to August 10th, 2022. This issue is 1,076 words, an 8.3-minute read. We’re discussing the Minnesota Primary election results in this issue. We’re also talking about Serena Williams’ retirement and the renaming of 2.7 miles of streets in Georgia in honor of Ahmaud Arbery. Local News: We […]