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Black Politicians That Will Make Big Impact in 2017

By Cliff Peterson, Contributing Senior Columnist  While Trump did win the Presidency and has nominated mostly fellow Caucasians to his Cabinet, there are still a fair number of black politicians around – including one or two who may be contenders for the Presidency in 2020. Consider the following individuals: Keith Ellison Keith [...]

In 2020, can Michelle Obama do what Hillary Clinton could not?

In 2020, can Michelle Obama do what Hillary Clinton could not?

...they said Trump couldn't win... by Don Allen, Publisher  Michelle Obama, possible 2020 presidential candidate? Time will tell. For the record, I’m a Republican; but not an establishment republican – you know the type, especially when you’re a person of color. In this case, I am a reader of the public sphere, or visionary of [...]

Somali chaos in St. Cloud; check Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Somali chaos in St. Cloud; check Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

by Ann Corcoran (Originally posted on March 26, 2015; but makes much more sense today) If you are angry (about the tension in St. Cloud) and want one entity to blame, it is Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, the primary federal refugee resettlement agency working in St. Cloud! That supposedly ‘Christian’ charitable organization is [...]

Black Americans may be more resilient to stress than white Americans

By Matt Johnson - TheSystemsScientist @TSSNewsMag, Guest Columnist  White Americans live on average 3.6 years longer than black Americans. If you look only at men, the difference becomes 4.4 years. As I found in a recent study, the main reason behind this disparity is that black Americans are at higher risk of most chronic medical [...]

A Postmodern approach to parenthetical Blackness

A Postmodern approach to parenthetical Blackness

In a society where the mainstream is misinformed about black progress denotes a change in thinking. If we look at Postmodernism, we also need to consider Reconstructivism, which is a philosophical theory holding that societies should continually reform themselves in order to establish more perfect governments or social networks. This ideology [...]

Black America: Why not president-elect Donald J. Trump?

Black America: Why not president-elect Donald J. Trump?

If you think about it, we have nothing to lose. Black America has sat on the sidelines of economic, educational, social and public policy-making hoping for change. We should take this opportunity during this period of political reconstruction and make the most out of it. By Don Allen, M.A. Ed. – Publisher – Our Black News So you want to [...]

Trump presidency brings another period of Reconstruction for Black America

Trump presidency brings another period of Reconstruction for Black America

At one time in history, black boys and girls wore suit and ties, dresses and big hats to school. They wouldn’t leave the house without being presentable, respectful and proud of who they were. Once again, we (Black Americans) have been offered an opportunity to use this period of Reconstruction to build, own and grow our brand that has been [...]

Open letter to the City of Edina, Minnesota: Don’t be a part of Black Chaos

Open letter to the City of Edina, Minnesota: Don’t be a part of Black Chaos

Critical thinking and white guilt don’t mix – but someone wants them to. It’s evident in Minnesota for over 10-generations, neither create wealth nor prosperity for Black Minnesotans…what’s next? It’s self-evident that Black, Asian, and Middle Eastern men and women ought to take pride in their identities and fight for their group [...]

OMG, the Minnesota Black History Museum Building is for SALE!

OMG, the Minnesota Black History Museum Building is for SALE!

Video produced by Don Allen - Internet Marketing Social Media Concepts  Related story: The Daughter of A Man Born A Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum - The past isn’t even past. (09/24/2016 04:29 pm ET) Huffington Post By Don Allen, Publisher Some of you thought this was nothing but smoke and mirrors; [...]

Black Minnesotans: Is Unity a Weakness?

Black Minnesotans: Is Unity a Weakness?

By Don Allen, Publisher  Unity is not a social cabal. (photo: Family Quotes | ... Love Family Wisdom Quote - Fair Use) I’ve been to the East Coast, West Coast, down south and Canada. The black communities I engaged with wanted me to see the unique and intentional diversity, collaborations and success they had when working as a solid [...]

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