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HBO Drama Thrusts Minneapolis Somalis Into Unwanted Spotlight

By Timothy Mclaughlin Oct 30 – An HBO television drama created by an Oscar-winning director and a Canadian-Somali rapper has infuriated many in Minnesota’s Somali community who say the show will perpetuate unfair stereotypes of Muslims. Touted as a window into the lives of Somalis in Minneapolis adjusting to life in the U.S. Midwestern city,

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