Our Black News – Critical Thinking for the Advancement of Colored People
Friday April 26th 2019

Interesting Sites

Insider

Archives

‘Editorial Opinion’ Archives

WHY IS THE DANIELSON FRAMEWORK STILL BEING USED?

WHY IS THE DANIELSON FRAMEWORK STILL BEING USED?

IBNN in collaboration with Our Black News provides this very important article with the permission of Dr. Andrew Johnson. Originally published on March 13, 2019 via Linkedin. The most important question: "Why are schools and teacher preparation programs still using the Danielson Framework?" By Dr, Andrew Johnson - Posted with permission [...]

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 [...]

THOR Construction: The Gods of Nothing #BlackLIESMatter

THOR Construction:           The Gods of Nothing #BlackLIESMatter

I apologize if someone thinks this critique is wrong. Black Minnesotans don't have time to for theory when practice is the necessary pathway to prosperity. “Anything times zero, is zero.” -Math By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist – Independent Business News Network (Editorial Opinion) Really, you going to do [...]

Is the New MN Black Power, Non-Power?

Is the New MN Black Power, Non-Power?

By Don Allen – Senior Editorial Columnist – www.ourblacknews.com Don't start no stuff, won't be no stuff. (photo: Fair Use) It’s not every Friday night I get to take slow walk in the warehouse district of downtown Minneapolis. This night was rare. After having dinner with the family I was phoned for a meeting that I was told would [...]

Black Silence: When will we address the opioid epidemic?

Black Silence: When will we address the opioid epidemic?

by Ron Edwards - republished with permission of www.TheMinneapolisStory.com There continues to be a very frightening silence in the Twin Cities’ African American communities regarding the spike of African American deaths from drug overdose and what to do about it. check out www.TheMinneapolisStory.com. While it affects all races, [...]

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 [...]

The New Black, Bullets and Racism

The New Black, Bullets and Racism

By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist - The Independent Business News Network There is nothing new about being treated in the old ways. Racial prejudice: “My Culture Made Me Do It” Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn...(Editorial Opinion) - Every morning before I part from my family, I kiss my sons goodbye as if I will never see them again. I [...]

Should Voters in 59B Vote for the Other Guy? Exclusive: Letter to Voters from Lacy Johnson

“Everyone looks for conflict of interests but never looks at common interests. This is our problem, the Black Minnesotans curse and rationale for how easy it is for anyone to gentrify any neighborhood in Black Minnesota.” ~D. Allen By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist   Any political inquiry needs a question. A question that might [...]

2018 TC Social Justice Ed Fair at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Rejecting Mediocrity

2018 TC Social Justice Ed Fair at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Rejecting Mediocrity

Don Allen and Lennie Chism bring strong conversations to education. (Flyer by Winston Allen -pro bono). Are you interested in social justice and education? Come to the Social Justice Education Fair on October 18 at the Science Museum of MN! Registration links can be found on Facebook and on the website tcedfair.org Special [...]

If humanity is our virtue, then why do we continue to invest in wounds?

If humanity is our virtue, then why do we continue to invest in wounds?

At first it was workforce; then housing; now mental illness is the #1 challenge Black Minnesotans have? We really need to look at who sets these agendas that historically, organizationally, and politically that fail Black Minnesotans. Mental Illness in the Minnesota’s Black Community will turn in to millions of dollars for everybody but us. When [...]

 Page 1 of 16  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last »