After South High brawl, a look at Somali-African American tensions

South High fight
Police and emergency vehicles reported to South High School after a fight broke out at the school in Minneapolis, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.
MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson

The recent brawl at South High School in Minneapolis is said to have, at least partially, been caused by friction between Somali and African American communities. Abdimalik Mohamed of Ka Joog, a Somali youth organization that tries to bridge cultural gaps, will join The Daily Circuit Monday Feb. 25 to talk about the tension.

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