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MnDOT says NO! to Minnesota’s Black Women Owned Businesses

MnDOT says NO! to Minnesota’s Black Women Owned Businesses

The Whole of Zeroness. In spite of governor Mark Dayton’s black hires, black women and their business cannot catch a break from the brothers and sister “overseers.” Hell, that’s how the plantation is run. See report below this post. By Don Allen and Lennie Chism. Publisher and Guest Columnist St. Paul, Minn. - In breaking news, [...]

Letter: The black community isn’t doing enough

Letter: The black community isn’t doing enough

by Michael Graves, Originally posted on the Times-News 6.18.16 (photo: Times-News - Fair Use) I watched at a recent Burlington Housing Authority event where volunteers were being recognized for their work and The Holy Comforter Church had adopted Newlin Elementary School. Newlin is around 95 percent low income and minority and the Holy [...]

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 [...]

Matthew Erickson announces his 2016 bid for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District Seat

Matthew Erickson announces his 2016 bid for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District Seat

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - May 31, 2016 - PRLog -- Matthew Erickson said, "It's time make a difference.The people of CD2 have supported Congressman John Kline for many years. I represent the new generation of conservative politicians who respects what congressman Kline did during his tenure and plan to make sure the people of the district are afforded [...]

Open note to Minneapolis Park Board president Liz Wielinski: Both MPRB and Mpls NAACP guilty of malfeasance

Open note to Minneapolis Park Board president Liz Wielinski: Both MPRB and Mpls NAACP guilty of malfeasance

One thing is for sure; the Minneapolis Park and Rec Board is not playing by the rule, but neither are the leaders in the Minneapolis Branch of the NAACP. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Oh well. (photo: Fair Use) The Star Tribune article inappropriately titled, "Park Board president yells at Minneapolis NAACP president after [...]

Open letter to the Mayor’s Husband: Gary Cunningham – Don’t worry, it will be okay…

Open letter to the Mayor’s Husband: Gary Cunningham – Don’t worry, it will be okay…

Video by IBNN NEWS (Press Conference) By Don Allen – Publisher, Our Black News Gary: Why don't you join me on this swim. (photo: Fair Use 2016) The first time we met was at NorthPoint during the African American Men’s Project. I regularly came to meetings for the communications committee. Regardless or not if we ever had a [...]

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 [...]

Questionable conduct by county attorney in prosecution of Jerome Copeland

Questionable conduct by county attorney in prosecution of Jerome Copeland

By Ronald A. Edwards - The Minneapolis Story Ronald A. Edwards - The Minneapolis Story The name of Jerome Copeland was first made known to the public two weeks ago in this column with his permission. It has been greeted with silence in all quarters of the so-called institutions for justice. I am not surprised. When Mr. Copeland was [...]

Prince: The Black Person Mainstream Minnesota truly respected

Prince: The Black Person Mainstream Minnesota truly respected

“This is what it sounds like when Doves Cry.” ~Prince By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News In the mid-1970s, sitting in the band room at Minneapolis Central listening to a conversation between Prince and band teacher James Hamilton, you knew that this five-foot, three-inch brother was going to sail his own ship…nobody would be [...]

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