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Tiger Jack’s Forced Out of Business – the last of the Historic Rondo Businesses

Tiger Jack’s Forced Out of Business – the last of the Historic Rondo Businesses

“RACISM FROM RONDO BLACK BUSINESS DESTROYED WILL NOT GO WITHOUT A BATTLE.” By Lucky Rosenbloom, Contributing Columnist To:  Minnesota State Representative Rena Moran         St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter         St. Paul City [...]

Open Letter to College Board CEO David Coleman, and Advanced Placement head Trevor Packer – and the Board of Trustees: Where are the Black Literature and History programs in the AP catalog?

Open Letter to College Board CEO David Coleman, and Advanced Placement head Trevor Packer – and the Board of Trustees: Where are the Black Literature and History programs in the AP catalog?

By Don Allen, Senior Columnist - Our Black News (MN) It's probably better to get along. Directly after the murder of George Floyd, many major firms went under a ‘pander-demic,' citing they would make sure that at the foundation of their best practice there would be fair and balanced roles of Equity for Black and Brown people. The most [...]

The Last Day of Black History Month: Is the “Dream” still deferred?

The Last Day of Black History Month: Is the “Dream” still deferred?

I had an idea about how the dream looked, I saw it in many forms of media (print, television, and radio + culture) from the 1960s up to now - but if you take a closer look, the dream might not ever arrive…and this time, it’s not your fault. By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist Editorial Opinion: To tell you the truth, I don’t [...]

150,000 Black Churches Condemn Marc Morial and The National Urban League for Accepting Blood Money from Wells Fargo

150,000 Black Churches Condemn Marc Morial and The National Urban League for Accepting Blood Money from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Stakeholder Council is a Sham - below, open letter to Mark Morial, President - Urban League By Reverend Anthony Evans, National Black Church Initiative Dead due to lack of connections. (photo: Our Black News) Washington DC – The National Black Church Initiative, a coalition of 34,000 churches representing 15.7 million [...]

You cannot have Justice or Peace within a framework of Inequality; they’re Incompatible

By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Opinion Writer  While there is no remedy for fair and balanced news coverage (FOX is light-years from “fair and balanced”), the mainstream media news remains a secluded sector. Mostly controlled by white males who in light of recent news coverage seem to not give a damn about the plight of black Americans or [...]

The Black Republican, Black Democrat Show: Better Ed with Devin Foley – Saturday

The Black Republican, Black Democrat Show: Better Ed with Devin Foley – Saturday

By Black Politics in Minnesota Tune in to the runaway hit radio show featuring two of the Twin Cities most prominent Black American talking heads: Don Allen (Our Black News) and Jamar Nelson (Black Politics in Minnesota) come together to form the Black Republican, Black Democrat Show LIVE every Saturday night on Twin Cities News Talk, AM 1130, [...]

President Trump: Pass the K-Y Jelly; is Black America Screwed?

President Trump: Pass the K-Y Jelly; is Black America Screwed?

By Don Allen, Publisher President Donald Trump has been a rapid fire sub-machine gun when it comes to signing and acting on Executive Orders in under two weeks in office. In most cases, a new president spreads out his agenda taking the first year, or so to implement campaign promises…not president Trump. Earlier in 2016, Trump asked black [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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