Documenting life as a Somali-American

Photographer Abdi Roble has been following Somalis for the last several years. He’s tracked them from refugee camps in Kenya to shopping markets in Anaheim to offices of power and influence in Minneapolis. Minneapolis is known as “Little Mogadishu” amongst Somalis, and is home to some of their greatest success stories. Below is a slide show of just a sampling of the photographs now on display at the Weisman Art Museum, with narration by Roble.