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Why local media did not report about stabbing victim in downtown Minneapolis

Why local media did not report about stabbing victim in downtown Minneapolis

Downtown Minneapolis' Warehouse District; once a place of fun and excitement, now a place to watch who you pass on the streets. (photo: Meet Minneapolis - Fair Use, Google Search). If it bleeds, it leads; not in the case of a 24-year old black American female that almost lost her life in downtown Minneapolis. Remember, the Super Bowl is coming [...]

The Black Republican, Black Democrat Show: Introducing the System Scientist Matt Johnson

The Black Republican, Black Democrat Show: Introducing the System Scientist Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson (photo: Fair Use) Tune in this Saturday at 6pm (CST) for the best in #BlackTalkRadio on Twin Cities News Talk, AM 1130, FM 103.5, or download the iHeartRadio app has we welcome Mr. Matt Johnson and other surprises. You can also listen LIVE via the world-wide web by going to www.TwinCitiesNewsTalk.com - an iHeartRadio station. This [...]

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; [...]

Minnesota Panties: Fixing the Negro Problem

Minnesota Panties: Fixing the Negro Problem

A penny for you black Minnesotans...(photo: Fair Use). If your large panties are in a bunch it’s an uncomfortable feeling; tight, restrained, pulled. Black Minnesotans are thrusted three-shades to the wind when asking for a pullup versus a handout. The powers that be have racialized the police and prefer handouts; that’s the way they keep [...]

Slaves in [SPACE]: The Twin Cities Bill Davis Syndrome

Bill Davis is not the first – and certainly not the last. The Davis Syndrome is ever present in the black community. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. - People ask me why do I write about black people and not about white people. The truth is I’m an equal opportunity blogger-investigate reporter…if you quack [...]

How America’s criminal justice system became the country’s mental health system

How America’s criminal justice system became the country’s mental health system

by German Lopez, Guest Contributor - Our Black News Kevin Earley of Fairfax County, Virginia, knows too well what it's like to be on the bad side of a police officer as a person with bipolar disorder — scared you're about to die. Prior to the encounter, Kevin's father, Pete, called police when Kevin, now 36, acted violently on a [...]

National experts on Community Policing right here in Minnesota; Dayton, DFL, Minneapolis officials ignore “gift”

National experts on Community Policing right here in Minnesota; Dayton, DFL, Minneapolis officials ignore “gift”

The black community in the state of Minnesota is torn into many silos. One group seeks empowerment, fame and money; the others seek to address Minnesota’s continued mismanagement of economic assets for the minority-ethnic communities. Sources tell Our Black News and internal audit is underway inside of the Minnesota Department of Administration, [...]

Honoring the life of Jamar Clark…Why?

Honoring the life of Jamar Clark…Why?

The worst part about crowds gathering for a cause is that MOST of them have only heard hearsay from someone that wants them to believe and listen to only X. The crowd doesn't know the facts, some don't care about the facts, and they just want a tag line to follow. If Blacks did some research they will discover that white people are not seeking [...]

The Death of Jamar Clark versus the Invisible Black-on-Black Murdered

The Death of Jamar Clark versus the Invisible Black-on-Black Murdered

"I love my people; not just the ones who make it to the 6 and 10." Publisher Don Allen, Our Black News. With over six homicides in Minneapolis’ minority-ethnic community since death of Jamar Clark, you would think someone would be worried about the dangers of oversight. No, these invisible black-on-black murdered men and women will not make [...]

Protecting Law Enforcement: Outside report clears Cleveland officer, citing “Acted Reasonable” in murder of 12-year-old boy

Protecting Law Enforcement: Outside report clears Cleveland officer, citing “Acted Reasonable” in murder of 12-year-old boy

There is no justification for the murder of a 12-year-old by Cleveland Police By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News This could have been any of our black American boys. Father's, pay close attention to your sons. Thank you. Minneapolis, Minn. - Cleveland police officer Tim Loehmann, reported to have many challenges personal and [...]