Tuesday with a Scholar: Somalis in Minnesota – Past and Present

They arrived initially as refugees from a civil war raging in their Sub-Saharan African homeland. Thirty years later, Minnesota is home to the largest concentration of Somali Americans in the nation, including Ilhan Omar, the nation’s first Congress member of Somali background. Join University of Minnesota doctoral candidate Ibrahim Hirsi as he talks about the events and consequences of this remarkable American journey.