Somalis celebrate Independence Day June 30th in Minneapolis

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July first is Independence Day in Somalia. Just as Americans have for centuries, Somali people set aside the beginning of July to celebrate getting their freedom from the British Empire.

Mohamed Farah is Executive Director of Ka Joog, a Somali youth organization that’s putting on a celebration Sunday, June 30 from 2 to 9 pm on Lake Street between Blaisdell and Pleasant.

He talked with KFAI’s Paul Brohaugh on The Morning Blend. Paul asked Mohamed to explain the significance of Independence Day in Somalia. [Audio below]