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Mpls mayoral candidate Alfred Flowers on the Black Republican, Black Democrat Show, Saturday at 6pm

Mpls mayoral candidate Alfred Flowers on the Black Republican, Black Democrat Show, Saturday at 6pm

There is a growing concern that local Twin Cities media outlets have avoided covering news about people they don’t consider, or see as elite in status. The Black Republican, Black Democrat Show on Twin Cities News Talk AM 1130/FM 103.5, co-hosted by Jamar Nelson and Don Allen will now have the ability to bring our listeners information, people [...]

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 [...]

The Fall of the Anti-Trump Charlatans

The Fall of the Anti-Trump Charlatans

Hey Stupid, Donald Trump didn’t do it. If you are one of the many fake revolutionists who hit social media as if you’re a leader of a country that will stop Donald Trump, sit your fake ass down. You didn’t do anything for anyone during president Obama’s tenure, and you will continue to be ineffective…but this time, you have someone to [...]

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 [...]

Santa Claus is Black; like Jesus!

Santa Claus is Black; like Jesus!

By Don Allen, Publisher Minnesota Funnies…I hope you folks haven’t been living under a rock all your lives, like Jesus, Santa Claus is full fledged black man. How to you account for the reindeer names?  Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blixen and Blitzen, with Rudolph; I’m sorry, they’re all brothers (black [...]

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 [...]

LinkedIn: The Social Media Job Connection Lie?

LinkedIn: The Social Media Job Connection Lie?

I paid a monthly fee to use LinkedIn and I wish I could get my money back. Don Allen, Publisher – Editorial Opinion (Don Allen is the publisher of the Independent Business News Network (IBNN) out of Minneapolis, Minn. He welcomes all comments and concerns to ibnnnews@gmail.com) A few years back I joined the mighty social media, career, job [...]

Minneapolis mayor must Stand-Down when it comes to president-elect Trump

Minneapolis mayor must Stand-Down when it comes to president-elect Trump

by Don Allen, Publisher-Educator and Conservative  Minneapolis, Minn. - In a city where the unemployment numbers in many zip codes are double-digits, you’d think the mayor would focus all of offices extra resources on addressing equity, unemployment and economic development in her city; but not Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges. Mayor Hodges is [...]

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