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Minnesota’s Black issue was solved in 2015; but ignored – Tune in tonight at 8:30

Minnesota’s Black issue was solved in 2015; but ignored – Tune in tonight at 8:30

Listen to the Ron and Don Show at 8:30 p.m. on #BlogTalkRadio, by clicking here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theronanddonshow/2015/10/01/black-minnesotans-suffering-from-bad-policy-people-and-pimps By The Ron and Don Show #blogtalkradio Ain't no white or black politicians running me out of Minnesota. As always, the team of Ronald A. [...]

The GOP Just Tilted So Far Right They Damn Near Fell Off the Map

The GOP Just Tilted So Far Right They Damn Near Fell Off the Map

by Abby Zimet, Guest Columnist - OBN In case you haven't heard, the clowns took over the GOP circus today with a lunatic vengeance, first successfully ousting House Speaker John Boehner, who announced his resignation, and then loudly celebrating his demise at the annual Jesus-loving, fringe-pandering, gay-Islam-abortion-hating revival [...]

Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street

Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street

by Ellen Brown Predictions are that we will soon be seeing the “nuclear option” — central bank-created money injected directly into the real economy. All other options having failed, governments will be reduced to issuing money outright to cover budget deficits. So warns a September 18 article on ZeroHedge titled “It Begins: [...]

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau has earned a second term

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau has earned a second term

POBN Editor Notes: The Minneapolis City Council and the Hodges administration was okay with letting civil rights director Velma Korbel be reappointed, despite bleak and chaotic procedures. Minneapolis’ chief of police has been outstanding in her duties for Minneapolis residents, why is she being considered for elimination? by Ronald A. [...]

Suicide Watch: The MN Department of Veterans Affairs must hire more counselors, especially people of color to deal with major uptick in Veterans mental health issues

Suicide Watch: The MN Department of Veterans Affairs must hire more counselors, especially people of color to deal with major uptick in Veterans mental health issues

After receiving the answer to a data request from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner, hiring people of color is not on the agenda (Investigative report in progress). Posted by Our Black News In 2006, Congress empowered the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) to work in [...]

Black Minnesotans in Crisis

Black Minnesotans in Crisis

Minnesota politicians want to save the Walleye, but the African American community is dealt another Black eye. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News If you’re black and if you read Thursday mornings story in the Star Tribune, you should be asking yourself how are black people in Minnesota poorer than those in Mississippi? Minnesota [...]

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication Than White Kids in ER

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication Than White Kids in ER

by Maggie Fox, NBC News Black children with acute appendicitis -- a clearly painful emergency -- are less likely than white children to get painkillers in the emergency room, researchers reported Monday. And nearly as troubling, only about half of any of the kids got painkillers, even though they're strongly recommended in cases of [...]

Alfred Delano Flowers: Quit acting like a Bitch, Bitch!

Alfred Delano Flowers: Quit acting like a Bitch, Bitch!

The photo above is the text message sent by Mr. Flowers to OBN publisher Don Allen. By Quinton Webb, Staff Writer – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. - On Saturday, Sept. 12 at 2:33 pm, the Our Black News business line received a text from our old friend Al Flowers. The text was rather abusive and much different than words used on his [...]

Bill Davis: White Democrats aided and abided years of malfeasance and theft from the black community via nonprofit funding

Bill Davis: White Democrats aided and abided years of malfeasance and theft from the black community via nonprofit funding

Tune in Monday, Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. to Twin Cities News Talk Radio, AM 1130 for the interview with Mr. Ronald A. Edwards (The Minneapolis Story) and Don Allen (Our Black News), as they breakdown the Bill Davis situation proving this process is nothing new in the black community. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News, part of the Independent [...]

How to Get Rid of Cable and Still See Your Favorite TV Shows

How to Get Rid of Cable and Still See Your Favorite TV Shows

By Naomi Mannino NEW YORK -- Ever click through all 700 HD channels on your cable or satellite service channel lineup only to announce, "Nothing's on..." with a long sigh? Maybe you added a streaming service such as Netflix (NFLX), Hulu Plus or Amazon (AMZN) Prime to get more shows when you want them. Or maybe you want to cut the cable cord [...]

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