What Makes Somalis So Different?

You’d expect their children would be — on the whole — relieved to live in a stable Western country where even the president is black. But the Somalis who settled in Minneapolis and other selected corners of the U.S. were war refugees, with little money and not many job skills. A recent U.S. census study said Somali immigrants, statistically, were among the “youngest and poorest” newcomers to the U.S., with 82 percent of the community in ... Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by J Sinclaire - Dec 22, 2010 - 4:04 AM PST
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Edited by: J Sinclaire - Dec 24, 2010 - 9:01 AM PST

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