Inside the Daily Planet, 9/26/07


Tanzanians Trade Food for Financial Advice by Swallehe Msuya, Mshale The generosity of the Tanzanian people resident in Minnesota was manifest Saturday as they entertained their friends at “A Taste of Tanzania”, an event that had more food than the crowd could handle. Stereotypes of African-American women by Mirael Goss, KFAI Mirael Goss lives and goes to school in Minneapolis. She is entering the 10th grade at Washburn High School and was a 2007 Youth News Intern. As a young African-American woman, Mirael was troubled by stereotypes of African American women, and how they affected them in her community, which is the focus of her youth news report. Council doesn’t ban wild circus animals, but considers more regulations by Kari VanDerVeen, Downtown Journal The Minneapolis City Council narrowly rejected a proposed ban on wild circus animals, opting to instead consider a measure that would increase circus regulations and inspections. NEW IN VOICES The Hmong, Thailand and Greed by Chong Jones, Special to the TC Daily Planet Thailand has held 149 Hmong people, including men, women, and ninety children in a two-room cell for the past nine months with no access to the outside. Their only access to drinking, cooking, and bathing water is a single stall toilet. Having done nothing wrong, the Hmong have been designated as political refugees, a status that has been certified by the United Nations. NEW IN BLOGS The most beautiful place I have ever seen by Huruse Gurhan, New Minnesotans Speak