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Minneapolis Homeless Advocates lose over $600,000 in Federal funding

Minneapolis Homeless Advocates lose over $600,000 in Federal funding

By Guy Terrill Gambill  - Publisher of The Daily Desmadre and Guest Columnist  Is there a "tick" in the city and counties progressive ideology? (photo: Lyme Disease and Ticks: What You Need To Know - Fair Use: www.glutathionepro.com) Minneapolis, Minn. - (Editorial Facts)...How did Minneapolis Homeless Advocates lose over $600,000 in [...]

Minnesota Super Bowl 52: Where is the Community Benefits Agreement?

Minnesota Super Bowl 52: Where is the Community Benefits Agreement?

By Don Allen, Publisher – The Independent Business News Network - September 30, 2017 12:49p I first wanted to ask this question to the City of St. Paul in regards to the new soccer stadium that is already causing major gentrification issues in the Snelling/University neighborhoods. But hey, since the Super Bowl will come and go, let’s start [...]

Colin Kaepernick could take the Minnesota Vikings to the Super Bowl?

Colin Kaepernick could take the Minnesota Vikings to the Super Bowl?

Colin Kaepernick a Minnesota Viking? Note: Don't be a Redneck. By Don Allen, Publisher Minneapolis, Minn...Yeah, I know…he wouldn’t stand for the National Anthem and now all of the God fearing patriots and NFL front offices are afraid to hire Colin on their team to take them to the Super Bowl; but what about Minnesota? Hey, I'm a [...]

A Pragmatic Look at Translanguaging and Codeswitching for Teachers

A Pragmatic Look at Translanguaging and Codeswitching for Teachers

"An excellent job with this paper, Don! You chose a very timely topic—in fact, I witnessed a discussion as to whether or not translanguaging was a useful 'new' term or not at a conference just last year. Your paper shows that there is indeed a difference and thus the term is useful to describe a specific set of linguistic behaviors. This paper [...]

What Black Parents Must Do This Summer

What Black Parents Must Do This Summer

Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu by Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu There is a 3 year gap between Black and White students. Many people love to believe it’s due to income fatherlessness, educational attainment of the parent and lack of parental involvement. I believe a major reason for the gap is we continue to close schools for the summer as if we are an agrarian [...]

Did Linguistics and the study of language neglect Black boys? #blackdegreesmatter

By Don Allen, M.A. Ed. It troubles me that in 2017 in the United States, we still have a challenge with the teaching of language, reading, literacy and critical thinking to boys of Black American heritage; to be very clear, there are some items we need to explore. First, public schools, curriculum and classroom design were never meant to [...]

The Weirdness of Facebook and bumping in to a Facebook friend you’ve never met in person

The Weirdness of Facebook and bumping in to a Facebook friend you’ve never met in person

Facebook: No, it's not real life. Deal with it. (Photo: Fair Use). ...no, I have no conversation for you in Target; that was Facebook, this is real life. (True story) By Don Allen, Publisher - Our Black News I love Facebook; it’s as simple as that. The social media giant of connecting nouns (people, places and things) have been a daily [...]

Bonita “BO” Money and Minneapolis mayoral candidate Jonathan Hornerbrink on the Black Republican, Black Democrat Show…Saturday at 6pm (CST)

Bonita “BO” Money and Minneapolis mayoral candidate Jonathan Hornerbrink on the Black Republican, Black Democrat Show…Saturday at 6pm (CST)

Don Allen, Jamar Nelson: Keep it Real Radio. Join co-hosts Don Allen and Jamar Nelson Saturday at 6pm on Twin Cities News Talk’s Black Republican, Black Democrat Show on AM 1130, FM 103.5 and online at www.TwinCitesNewsTalk.com. In our first segment, we present in a #BRBD exclusive, Bonita “Bo” Money, one of the few women of color in the [...]

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

By BRANDO SIMEO STARKEY from The Undefeated A few years ago, I read slave narratives to explore the lives of black agricultural workers after the end of the Civil War. The narratives came from the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration, a program that employed researchers from 1936 to 1938 to interview former enslaved [...]

Black Republican, Black Democrat welcomes Fancy Ray McCloney: Minneapolis’ Mayor of good looking!

Black Republican, Black Democrat welcomes Fancy Ray McCloney: Minneapolis’ Mayor of good looking!

Join us Saturday at 6pm (CST) on AM 1130, FM 103.5, Twin Cities News Talk – KLTK AM/FM for Black Republican, Black Democrat Show brought to you by the Black Jedi Radio Network©…a better place for #BlackTalkRadio. Fancy Ray McCloney - the Best Looking Man in Comedy talks politics, history and show biz! Tune into the runaway hit radio [...]

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