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Hmong Times Community

The Hmong Times Community sections provides our readers with an in depth view of the people and events within the Hmong Community in Minnesota and nationally. Here you can read articles that cover the Hmong Community life. We highlight the people that make a difference and the events that bring our community together.

Why Should You Care About City Elections?

Why Should You Care About City Elections?

If you drive a car, walk, bicycle, live in a house or apartment, breathe the air, have a pet, discard trash, flush the toilet, or eat or drink in a restaurant, then, as a resident of Minneapolis, you have a vested interest in who runs our city.

The American Nail

The American Nail

The United States’ chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan and its fragmented rescue of our loyal Afghan allies leaves many Hmong Americans with a heavy-hearted sense of Déjà vu.

A Successful AAPI Community Safety Training

A Successful AAPI Community Safety Training

Saturday May 22nd at the Roseville’s Central Park, Asian Media Access, Coalition of Asian American Leaders, along with Asian Minnesotan Alliance for Justice (AMAJ) board members, hosted the Community Safety Training with more than 30 Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) to learn more Safety Patrol techniques to better stop Anti-Asian Hate.

Gathering To Pay Respect To Ntxoov Zeb Thoj

Gathering To Pay Respect To Ntxoov Zeb Thoj

Like many Hmong Americans of the Secret War generation, Ge Xaochay Thao (Ntxoov Zeb Thoj) joined the army in his early teens. On July 17, many Hmong dignitaries and local elected officials will gather to pay their final respect Thao Ge, as his is known.

Dear Hmong Times,

Dear Hmong Times,

Dear Hmong Times,
It’s frustrating to live in a society that “celebrates” and villainizes Asian Americans at the same time. Anti-Asian racism is something I’ve come to expect.

5 Signs That It’s Time To Sell The Family Business

5 Signs That It’s Time To Sell The Family Business

As Minnesota continues to make progress vaccinating Minnesotans and slowing the spread of COVID-19, Governor Tim Walz today announced that on March 15 Minnesotans can begin safely gathering with more friends and loved ones, supporting Minnesota’s small businesses, and visiting large venues.

2020 – The Year In Review

2020 – The Year In Review

2020 was a very eventful year for the Hmong community locally, nationally and beyond. The Hmong Times takes a look back at some of the top stories of 2020.

Holiday Celebrations And Small Gatherings

Holiday Celebrations And Small Gatherings

Holiday celebrations will likely need to be different this year to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Avoid activities that are higher risk for spread. Consider fun alternatives that pose lower risk of spreading COVID-19.