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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 [...]

Governor’s $35 million for MN Black community hits the streets Friday!

Governor’s $35 million for MN Black community hits the streets Friday!

Something is very wrong and nobody is asking questions or getting answers. Essentially, disparities created by unequal treatment in the past persist today because much of the Civil Rights Movement has not progressed beyond legislative and social issues into the arena of economic empowerment through entrepreneurialism and financial literacy. By [...]

Open letter to the City of Edina, Minnesota: Don’t be a part of Black Chaos

Open letter to the City of Edina, Minnesota: Don’t be a part of Black Chaos

Critical thinking and white guilt don’t mix – but someone wants them to. It’s evident in Minnesota for over 10-generations, neither create wealth nor prosperity for Black Minnesotans…what’s next? It’s self-evident that Black, Asian, and Middle Eastern men and women ought to take pride in their identities and fight for their group [...]

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 [...]

With so much prosperity in Minnesota, why are boys and babies still being killed?

With so much prosperity in Minnesota, why are boys and babies still being killed?

“I’ve lived in north Minneapolis all my life. I’ve never worked on the new football field; neither have any of my friends…we’re all broke.” ~Robert Johnson, resident of north Minneapolis By Don Allen with data provided by Matt Johnson (The System Scientist) It was one of the biggest announcements after the completion of the U.S. [...]

OMG, the Minnesota Black History Museum Building is for SALE!

OMG, the Minnesota Black History Museum Building is for SALE!

Video produced by Don Allen - Internet Marketing Social Media Concepts  Related story: The Daughter of A Man Born A Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum - The past isn’t even past. (09/24/2016 04:29 pm ET) Huffington Post By Don Allen, Publisher Some of you thought this was nothing but smoke and mirrors; [...]

Exclusive: The media, MN governor, education commissioner owe former school board member apology

Exclusive: The media, MN governor, education commissioner owe former school board member apology

Rather than focusing on Grant Nichols, we (concerned citizens of Columbia Heights) should ask: Is the person who the Mayor is giving the city of peace award is allegedly linked to terrorists? By Don Allen – Investigative Reporter Columbia Heights, Minn. - The City Pages wrote: Is Grant Nichols too big a moron for the Columbia Heights [...]

The continued battle by Michael Keefe for Justice

The continued battle by Michael Keefe for Justice

By Mr. Ronald A. Edwards - The Minneapolis Story We have just learned from sources in Washington, D.C., that the Department of Justice will open an investigation into the matter of Michael Keefe and move against the city of Minneapolis with indictments of criminal charges against current and former Minneapolis officials. The stunning aspect of [...]

Is there a Political Scandal in Minneapolis the Star Tribune will not touch?

Is there a Political Scandal in Minneapolis the Star Tribune will not touch?

From elected officials having children out of wedlock to the current question surrounding the martial status of a local Minneapolis primary winner, the Star Tribune and other Twin Cities media have shown their true colors. Remember, it's not until the big white fourth estate publishes the story to make it a real thing. By Don Allen - [...]

Minneapolis: Black Lives have to Matter to Blacks folks first before anyone else will care

Minneapolis: Black Lives have to Matter to Blacks folks first before anyone else will care

It’s all about the sad deferment of Black Lives Matter in north Minneapolis; because they don’t – just ask the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Minnesota Department of Transportation, Met Council, MNSure and the both the mayor and governor’s office. Putting money in the streets does not stop the streets [...]

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