A new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center highlights the Hmong experience in Minnesota. “We Are Hmong” opens Saturday and is free with general admission to the center. Wameng Moua, the center’s Hmong cultural advisor, says the exhibit is designed for young and old alike.
New census figures show that minorities are driving the modest increase in Minnesota’s population. Between 2010 and 2012, Minnesota’s minority population grew by about 6 percent — faster than the population as a whole.
One of Minnesota’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention has a unique status, and a classic American story to tell. Kaying Thao of Roseville is the nation’s only Hmong-American delegate.