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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 [...]

Minneapolis Safe: Mayor adds nothing to economic uplift

Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges won her seat because voters think she had something in common with local POC. By Don Allen, Publisher Minneapolis, Minn. -  No…more police will not make Minneapolis safe, neither will the ban on plastic bags in local corner stores. This mayor is missing the point; letting the same stores sell glass-crack and [...]

James “Jimmy” Hamilton: The Death of a High School Band Teaching Legend

James “Jimmy” Hamilton: The Death of a High School Band Teaching Legend

Mr. Hamilton had many sons, I was one. He knew what his students needed and made sure each of us worked towards success while listening to his oral history (stories) and experiences to help us avoid making mistakes in life. He did say, “Some of you will touch the flame on the stove just to check and see if it will burn. That’s okay; that’s [...]

Somali chaos in St. Cloud; check Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Somali chaos in St. Cloud; check Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

by Ann Corcoran (Originally posted on March 26, 2015; but makes much more sense today) If you are angry (about the tension in St. Cloud) and want one entity to blame, it is Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, the primary federal refugee resettlement agency working in St. Cloud! That supposedly ‘Christian’ charitable organization is [...]

Community Activist Alfred D. Flowers enters the Minneapolis Mayor’s race

Community Activist Alfred D. Flowers enters the Minneapolis Mayor’s race

For Immediate Release Alfred D. Flowers Announces candidacy for Mayor of Minneapolis Pledges to Bring Community & Business Experience, Sound Judgment, and Truth to the People Know-How to Office Al Flowers is running for Minneapolis mayor. Minneapolis, Minn.  – Thursday, December 22, 2016 – Alfred D. Flowers, community activist [...]

The MN DFL will endorse Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds for Minneapolis Mayor

The MN DFL will endorse Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds for Minneapolis Mayor

Bye-bye Minneapolis mayor Betsy "Equity?" Hodges. Current (and outgoing) Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges thought she had a connection with the people of Minneapolis. With the banning of plastic bags at convenience stores and other non-issue items made into law by Hodges and the current city council, we know there will be a change to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Trump presidency brings another period of Reconstruction for Black America

Trump presidency brings another period of Reconstruction for Black America

At one time in history, black boys and girls wore suit and ties, dresses and big hats to school. They wouldn’t leave the house without being presentable, respectful and proud of who they were. Once again, we (Black Americans) have been offered an opportunity to use this period of Reconstruction to build, own and grow our brand that has been [...]

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 [...]

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