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Minneapolis comedian John Gebretatose walks the line between funny and taboo, especially when it comes to race. Comedy has played a huge part in his life since childhood — not that his experiences were always humorous.
At the height of his career in the ‘60s and ‘70s “The Peek-A-Boo Weather Man” was the face of TV weather in several major US cities. His on-set antics brought him big audiences and celebrity friends. He was the first weatherman to inject Hollywood star power into his forecasts with appearances by Bob Hope, Sammy Davis Jr. and other icons.
After runner Feyisa Lelisa’s Olympic protest, Minnesota’s Najat Hamza demands that the pleas of the Oromo finally be heard.
The recent stabbing in St. Cloud has triggered fears of retaliation in Minnesota’s Somali community. Ahmed Hassan is a Somali refugee, and a therapist. He’s trying to help his Somali clients, though many don’t know what therapy is. Hassan says his first exposure to therapy is what set him on his career path.
Patrick Geagan hits his wife in his sleep. Here’s why, for his doctor, that could provide a bit of hope.
Phillipe Cunningham is a senior policy aide for Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges but his journey hasn’t been easy.