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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 [...]

Larry Tucker: The Surreptitious state of Being

Larry Tucker: The Surreptitious state of Being

To Whom It May Concern: Mr. Larry Tucker; long-time north Minneapolis resident (photo: Facebook). My name is Larry Tucker, I am an American Black having been a resident of Minnesota for over 45 years with one of my four children born in Minneapolis. I have witnessed the decline of the American Blacks in the Twin Cities. It is easy to point [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

We talk Republicans and Democrats and ask: Which party will start the healing and stop the Doom and Gloom?

We talk Republicans and Democrats and ask: Which party will start the healing and stop the Doom and Gloom?

Black Jedi Radio Network© You can listen to the Black Republican, Black Democrat Show at 6pm CST this Saturday via the iHeartRadio app on iTunes. Search "Twin Cities News Talk - AM 1130." Black Jedi Radio Network© By Black Politics in Minnesota One of the biggest of the Left's Big Lies is that conservative political groups and [...]

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 [...]

Minneapolis’ Education Explosion assists over 150 clients for a pathway to education

Minneapolis’ Education Explosion assists over 150 clients for a pathway to education

Editor’s Note: I met Ms. Angela Edwards many years ago when she worked out of the Minneapolis Urban League. Her dedication to all in the community should be commended, but also she is a premiere community stakeholder who walks-the-walk. ~Don Allen By Rick Altorel, Guest Columnist – OurBlackNews.com Angela Edwards is humble. Today in her [...]

Why Kerry Jo for Minneapolis School Board makes sense

Why Kerry Jo for Minneapolis School Board makes sense

The people in Minneapolis Public Schools District 2 must vote for Kerry Jo if there is to be any change in the Minneapolis Public School system. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. -Kerry Jo Felder is running in District Two (2) for the Minneapolis Public School Board (website). Kerry Jo and I have almost never seen [...]

#NeverTrump: The Extinction of the Republican Party as they want it

#NeverTrump: The Extinction of the Republican Party as they want it

One of the many #NeverTrump websites posted the following: 54,303 people have signed their name to this pledge. We need to stand together and send a clear message that we reject Trump.” Are these the same group of people from the GOP establishment that have become accustomed to losing? Don Allen, Publisher  Please your ad here and reach [...]

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