A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Hussein Samatar, the first Somali elected to public office in Minnesota, who passed away over the weekend after a long struggle with leukemia.
A Minneapolis school board member who was celebrated for breaking barriers has passed away. Hussein Samatar died Sunday at the age of 45 from complications with his battle with leukemia.
Five days after a racially charged brawl between hundreds of students at a Minneapolis high school, parents and community leaders are expressing concerns that enough is not being done to prevent future problems.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis School Board election produced the first Somali immigrant elected to public office in Minnesota and possibly the United States. Hussein Samatar thanked his many supporters Tuesday night at his victory […]