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MACV to Hold 2016 Metro StandDown August 2 – 3

MACV to Hold 2016 Metro StandDown August 2 – 3

StandDown 2016                                                            Media Contact: Nathaniel Saltz, Interim Executive Director, MACV (651) 224-0290 Office (612) 743-2891 Cell nsaltz@mac-v.org Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) will be holding the 24th annual Metro Area Veterans’ StandDown [...]

JUX Law Firm invites you to a free Wills and Living Trusts Seminar

JUX Law Firm invites you to a free Wills and Living Trusts Seminar

Our Black News - PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FREE Wills and Living Trusts Seminar Take Control by Protecting Your Assets and Your Loved Ones Through Proper Estate Planning Learn how to: Understand the advantages and disadvantages of Wills and Living Trusts Reduce/avoid Federal and Minnesota taxes and/or Probate Update and [...]

Part I: Northside Achievement Zone: Return on Investment doesn’t add up to success

College ready? Does that mean that all of the "zones" children will go to college? 2035 is far away; bullets and violence are here today. At the end of 2014, Minnesota Public Radio did a story about Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ). The story cites, “An ambitious effort to improve the academic performance of children in north Minneapolis is [...]

Minneapolis Initiatives and Community Love is Fake

Minneapolis Initiatives and Community Love is Fake

Of course positioning for money and sex makes it harder (phrasing); the cultural assimilation of stewardship for black folks in the Twin Cities has fallen into the hand of shame, disbelief and murder. By Don Allen, Publisher and founder of the Minnesota Institute of Research and Public Policy for the Disparities of Black Minnesotans [...]

The Confederate Flag is a part of Black History

The Confederate Flag is a part of Black History

Truth! (photo: Fair Use. olivierblanchard.net ) Political correctness is getting us in trouble. There needs to be a very important history lesson on why the Confederate Flag is no more a threat then spilled Kool Aid. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News In 1865, with the main Rebel armies facing long odds against much larger Union [...]

Minnesota DEED: Fraudulent Community Outreach leads to Outcry

Minnesota DEED: Fraudulent Community Outreach leads to Outcry

Don't black families in a poor neighborhood need the resources DEED grantsprovide? When then does DEED ignore functioning programs? (photo: Every person in the photo can benefit from DEED via Education Explosion. (photo: Average black family) Like MnSure, the Minnesota Department of Health and Met Council, we allege Request for Proposals [...]

Rev. Jerry McAfee on the Ron and Don Show; Wednesday – 8:30pm

Rev. Jerry McAfee on the Ron and Don Show; Wednesday – 8:30pm

Dead white men on green and white pieces of paper will make some black folks abandon common sense thinking. Tune in this Wednesday at 8:30pm for one of the most important community programs to hit the airwaves in 2016. Our special guest is north Minneapolis pastor Jerry McAfee. Phone lines will be open. To listen on Wednesday at 8:30pm, CLICK [...]

MCTC’s Student Life: Being Colorblind won’t help the majority

MCTC’s Student Life: Being Colorblind won’t help the majority

I wrote this many years ago. It was originally posted on February 2, 2012 by City College News in Letters to the Editor. With the hiring of Sharon Pierce, President of Minneapolis Community and Technical, there is a need for an immediate change in the politics which reject the success of the black body. President Pierce must reconfigure the [...]

Super Tuesday: Black, Hispanic, Asian and Somali Minnesotans must send a message to the Democratic Party of America; we Like Donald Trump!

Super Tuesday: Black, Hispanic, Asian and Somali Minnesotans must send a message to the Democratic Party of America; we Like Donald Trump!

Don Allen, Publisher - Our Black News (Minneapolis, MN.) Sending a message is a beautiful thing… By Don Allen, Publisher We can agree do disagree about politics, people and and what candidate you’d like to see as the chosen one. The things we can agree on is since 2008, the lifestyles of black and other minority ethnics in Minnesotans [...]

The Segregation of Cultural Competence in the Training of Teaching Education

The Segregation of Cultural Competence in the Training of Teaching Education

This week was very hard for me. The guest speaker for one of my classes prompted a conversation about black boys in K-12 and the unfortunate disparities of suspension, disciplinary actions and the disappearance of special education referrals written by teachers. It shocked me to see the professor teaching this class was very uncomfortable talking [...]

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