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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 [...]

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Lisa Clemons: A Dose of Common Sense

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Lisa Clemons: A Dose of Common Sense

Check a solution at the door...please? By Lisa Clemons – Guest Columnist (Unedited-Facebook, with permission) SO I TOOK MY "WOO-SAH" MOMENT BEFORE I DECIDED TO POST...HERE GOES: Today I listened to an elected official, who I do have a lot of respect for, on the radio this morning speaking on the Jamar Clark shooting and the police. I [...]

Former Minnesota State Council on Black Minnesotans Board Chairperson Patwin Lawrence to challenge the seat and integrity of incumbent Bobby Joe Champion in 2016.

Former Minnesota State Council on Black Minnesotans Board Chairperson Patwin Lawrence to challenge the seat and integrity of incumbent Bobby Joe Champion in 2016.

Senate District 59 is anyone’s call at this point. Go Patwin! Campaign Press Release Candidate Patwin Lawrence . (photo: Google search - Fair Use) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (March 21, 2016) – Patwin Lawrence, former board chair of the Minnesota State Council on Black Minnesotans, a policy advisory organization, now known as the Council for [...]

Part 1: What’s going on at the Center for Communications and Development and it’s subsidiary KMOJ-FM

Part 1: What’s going on at the Center for Communications and Development and it’s subsidiary KMOJ-FM

Does an ad-hoc board that has never announced their meetings have the authority to suspend and release a manager without due process? Ever 15-years or so, KMOJ has an uprising by a few folks who see dollar signs (It is never successful). By Don Allen, former Economic Development Director of the Center for Communications and Development [...]

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 [...]

Black Minnesotans leaning towards Trump for President in 2016

Black Minnesotans leaning towards Trump for President in 2016

In 2008, voting for a black man for president was not only a must-have, but also a significant and historical shift in the landscape of presidential elections. Record numbers of first time voters from all walks of life went to the polls and put Barack Obama in office. That was then, this is now. While the Democrats attempt to position black voters [...]

Transcript of Don Allen’s speech of support for Minneapolis Civil Rights director Velma Korbel

Transcript of Don Allen’s speech of support for Minneapolis Civil Rights director Velma Korbel

Don Allen and Ron Edwards ready for another great program tonight. Tune in tonight to the Ron and Don Show on #BlogTalkRadio (8:30 p.m. CST), as we talk about the numb-nuts who had nothing to say at today’s city council public hearing. You cannot make this stuff up! Click here to listen at 8:30 p.m. (SHOWTIME). By Don Allen, Publisher - [...]

The Best 3 Cities for Black Men to Succeed

The Best 3 Cities for Black Men to Succeed

by Kenrya Rankin, Guest Columnist -  Our Black News Work, school, love—there are lots of reasons why people relocate. But if you are—or love—a Black man living in America, you might want to consider what your current city is doing to help you excel. The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CMBA) released a report today (December 3) that [...]

The cost of white privilege

The cost of white privilege

By Doug Mann, Guest Columnist - Our Black News Twin Cities and a member of the Minneapolis NAACP. Is "White Privilege" something like not being oppressed on account of race, i.e., about not having equal access to jobs, housing, cab rides, service in a restaurant, and not being stereotyped as lazy, shiftless, etc? The term "white privilege" [...]

Minneapolis and St. Paul mayor’s campaign fables do not end Veterans Homelessness in 2015

Minneapolis and St. Paul mayor’s campaign fables do not end Veterans Homelessness in 2015

Oh...you don't want to give any black agencies state funds to end veterans homelessness. Mmm, 2016, all eyes on you! (photo: Don Allen, Founder-OBN) If you ever needed a real-time example of a worthless campaign commitment, then all you have to do is read the City of Minneapolis website news (January 31, 2014); then in 2016, travel to almost [...]

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