By Marisol Castillo/ MPR News Young Reporters I started learning English when I was four years old, when my parents…
Minnesota Public Radio
It’s Friday and the house is packed at Jazz Central Studios — which means a few dozen people are gathered around small tables in the dim light, watching Zacc Harris and his band blaze their way through original tunes.
Nearly 3,000 people in West Africa have died from the Ebola virus this year, the largest outbreak in history. About half of those deaths have been in Liberia. That’s brought the suffering to Minnesota, home to one of the largest Liberian enclaves in the U.S.
Brittany’s Place: The Safe and Sound Shelter, which opens today, is named after her daughter, 18-year-old Brittany Clardy, who was found dead in the trunk of a car last year. Investigators suspect she was a victim of sex trafficking.