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Oromo: Cities in Minnesota ( Minneapolis, St. Paul & Brooklyn Park) have proclaimed “Oromo Week” August 3, 2017

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To acknowledge the growing importance of the Oromo people in the three cities,  the  mayors have officially declared July 29 – August 5, 2017 “Oromo Week”.

Here is the proclamation from Brooklyn Park

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Oromo Street January 13, 2015

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The Proposal to Name a Road in Minneapolis as “Oromo Street” is Approved.

Minneapolis approves Oromo Sreet

The hearing held by the Minneapolis City Planning Commission on Jan. 12, 2015, to decide on Council Member Abdi Warsame’s application for commemorative street names along the city’s Cedar riverside area has approved Warsame’s proposal.

According to the now approved Warsame’s proposal, the section of the 4th Street South in Minneapolis, Minnesota, between Cedar Avenue and 15th Avenue South will be named “Oromo Street.”

The Oromia Media Network (OMN) covered the news during its January 12, 2015, nightly news as follows:

Source: Finfinne Tribune | Gadaa.com

http://finfinnetribune.com/Gadaa/2015/01/proposal-to-name-a-road-in-minneapolis-as-oromo-street-approved/

See also: http://www.opride.com/oromsis/news/3784-minneapolis-may-soon-get-a-commemorative-oromo-street