My name is Amane. I was born in a rural village in Oromia, Ethiopia. As a child, forced into involuntary exile, my home became a refugee camp. I learned what it meant to experience hunger, hopelessness, and heartbreak. Those first few years of my life paved the way for the beliefs and values that lead
For the first time since 1992, Minnesota will hold a
presidential primary election on March 3, instead of a poll at party caucuses (which are also happening). This means that for many Minnesotans, this will be our FIRST TIME voting in a presidential primary election. HELL YES.
At this critical time in our nation’s history, we the people can fundamentally change the direction of our country. With Bernie Sanders, we have the power to contest for a government that’s by and for us: the multiracial working class.
On Tuesday, November 5, we made history. I grew up never thinking people who looked like me could be in political office. St. Paul City Council has never had a Hmong woman elected. City Councilmember Dai Tho was the first elected I met in person who shared my Hmong identity. That in and of itself