Articles by Mukhtar M. Ibrahim
Arrest made after Minneapolis East African businesses hit by vandalism
A surveillance video from the vandalized stores shows a man wearing a black tank top throwing rocks at the glass windows of East African-owned stores in Minneapolis.
Somali mob didn’t attack man in Minneapolis, but facts won’t stop the hate
Right-wing media on social media platforms falsely claim that a video shows Somalis brutally beating and robbing a man near Target Field. Police say those arrested aren’t Somali. Twitter, Facebook and Google executives are silent as a dangerous lie spreads.
‘Not your typical networking event’: Somali professionals showcase talent at inaugural national conference
Somali North American Business and Professionals Inc. began mostly as a loose project in 2017 on Facebook. It quickly grew to become one of the most popular Facebook groups for Somalis. With more than 15,000 members, it has now officially transitioned from mainly having online interactions to in-person connections.
FBI probing recent death threat against Rep. Ilhan Omar
The FBI's Minneapolis field office confirms it and other law enforcement agencies are aware of the threat and looking into it. Ilhan posted a copy of the threat on Twitter.
Subway worker yelled ‘go back to your country’ at Muslim woman because he gets mad when he's 'thirsty'
Subway employee Andrew Benning told Rochester police that he “yelled at” a Muslim customer and “lost it, because I get angry when I am thirsty.”
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