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Super Tuesday: Black, Hispanic, Asian and Somali Minnesotans must send a message to the Democratic Party of America; we Like Donald Trump!

Super Tuesday: Black, Hispanic, Asian and Somali Minnesotans must send a message to the Democratic Party of America; we Like Donald Trump!

Don Allen, Publisher - Our Black News (Minneapolis, MN.) Sending a message is a beautiful thing… By Don Allen, Publisher We can agree do disagree about politics, people and and what candidate you’d like to see as the chosen one. The things we can agree on is since 2008, the lifestyles of black and other minority ethnics in Minnesotans [...]

MSFA and U.S. Bank Stadium Announce Preferred Vendor Registration

MSFA and U.S. Bank Stadium Announce Preferred Vendor Registration

Video: Prince - "Let's Work!" For Immediate Release                                                                                Contact:   Jenn Hathaway February 24, [...]

Teaching Children How to Think Instead of What to Think

Teaching Children How to Think Instead of What to Think

It was Socrates who said, “I cannot teach anybody anything; I can only make them think.” Posted on The Mind Unleashed.com Right now our education system is doing more to indoctrinate our children than to educate them. In fact, that has been the case for quite some time. Our young minds are being told to accept authority as truth instead [...]

The Segregation of Cultural Competence in the Training of Teaching Education

The Segregation of Cultural Competence in the Training of Teaching Education

This week was very hard for me. The guest speaker for one of my classes prompted a conversation about black boys in K-12 and the unfortunate disparities of suspension, disciplinary actions and the disappearance of special education referrals written by teachers. It shocked me to see the professor teaching this class was very uncomfortable talking [...]

Black Minnesotans leaning towards Trump for President in 2016

Black Minnesotans leaning towards Trump for President in 2016

In 2008, voting for a black man for president was not only a must-have, but also a significant and historical shift in the landscape of presidential elections. Record numbers of first time voters from all walks of life went to the polls and put Barack Obama in office. That was then, this is now. While the Democrats attempt to position black voters [...]

Technology in K-12 Classrooms: A drastic change in our educational system has been in the roll of a Teacher

Technology in K-12 Classrooms: A drastic change in our educational system has been in the roll of a Teacher

Everyday new technology is being introduced into classrooms around word. Will it do hurt or harm? By Don Allen, Publisher - Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. - The methods in which teachers impart knowledge on students have drastically changed over the last century. There have been profound changes in the philosophy behind the teaching [...]

Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage hold Police Community Forum – Saturday, Feb. 13

Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage hold Police Community Forum – Saturday, Feb. 13

Dr. Louis Porter II, CMAH tonight on The Ron and Don Show to talk about the upcoming forum. Tune in Wednesday at CMAH executive director Dr. Louis Porter joins the Ron and Don Show to talk about the upcoming CMAH Police Community Relations Forum in north Minneapolis. To listen at 8:30 p.m. – click here. BlogTalkRadio – The Ron and Don [...]

Transcript of Don Allen’s speech of support for Minneapolis Civil Rights director Velma Korbel

Transcript of Don Allen’s speech of support for Minneapolis Civil Rights director Velma Korbel

Don Allen and Ron Edwards ready for another great program tonight. Tune in tonight to the Ron and Don Show on #BlogTalkRadio (8:30 p.m. CST), as we talk about the numb-nuts who had nothing to say at today’s city council public hearing. You cannot make this stuff up! Click here to listen at 8:30 p.m. (SHOWTIME). By Don Allen, Publisher - [...]

Patterns of the 5th Ward: Unemployment

Patterns of the 5th Ward: Unemployment

Publishers's note: A special thanks to a friend, brother and veteran for crunching the numbers in some of our most talked about zip codes. What this tells us? Something or someone is being misled about progress, hiring and opportunities. By Matt Johnson, The Systems Scientist, Guest Columnist  Patterns provide us with some insight into the [...]