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Part One – North Minneapolis: Will bad public-policy choices continue to influence poverty, blight, and unemployment in the future?

Part One – North Minneapolis: Will bad public-policy choices continue to influence poverty, blight, and unemployment in the future?

I haven’t written an editorial opinion in awhile; the reason being is the academic world keeps me writing and thinking about new and exciting ways to look at the world through a spatial – or 3D lens. So, with that said, I’m going to attempt a wrap-around of North Minneapolis, it’s people, nonprofits, and defining funding moments to ask, [...]

WHY IS THE DANIELSON FRAMEWORK STILL BEING USED?

WHY IS THE DANIELSON FRAMEWORK STILL BEING USED?

IBNN in collaboration with Our Black News provides this very important article with the permission of Dr. Andrew Johnson. Originally published on March 13, 2019 via Linkedin. The most important question: "Why are schools and teacher preparation programs still using the Danielson Framework?" By Dr, Andrew Johnson - Posted with permission [...]

The Last Day of Black History Month: Is the “Dream” still deferred?

The Last Day of Black History Month: Is the “Dream” still deferred?

I had an idea about how the dream looked, I saw it in many forms of media (print, television, and radio + culture) from the 1960s up to now - but if you take a closer look, the dream might not ever arrive…and this time, it’s not your fault. By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist Editorial Opinion: To tell you the truth, I don’t [...]

Black Silence: When will we address the opioid epidemic?

Black Silence: When will we address the opioid epidemic?

by Ron Edwards - republished with permission of www.TheMinneapolisStory.com There continues to be a very frightening silence in the Twin Cities’ African American communities regarding the spike of African American deaths from drug overdose and what to do about it. check out www.TheMinneapolisStory.com. While it affects all races, [...]

150,000 Black Churches Condemn Marc Morial and The National Urban League for Accepting Blood Money from Wells Fargo

150,000 Black Churches Condemn Marc Morial and The National Urban League for Accepting Blood Money from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Stakeholder Council is a Sham - below, open letter to Mark Morial, President - Urban League By Reverend Anthony Evans, National Black Church Initiative Dead due to lack of connections. (photo: Our Black News) Washington DC – The National Black Church Initiative, a coalition of 34,000 churches representing 15.7 million [...]

The New Black, Bullets and Racism

The New Black, Bullets and Racism

By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist - The Independent Business News Network There is nothing new about being treated in the old ways. Racial prejudice: “My Culture Made Me Do It” Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn...(Editorial Opinion) - Every morning before I part from my family, I kiss my sons goodbye as if I will never see them again. I [...]

2018 TC Social Justice Ed Fair at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Rejecting Mediocrity

2018 TC Social Justice Ed Fair at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Rejecting Mediocrity

Don Allen and Lennie Chism bring strong conversations to education. (Flyer by Winston Allen -pro bono). Are you interested in social justice and education? Come to the Social Justice Education Fair on October 18 at the Science Museum of MN! Registration links can be found on Facebook and on the website tcedfair.org Special [...]

Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds must lead the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights

Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds must lead the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights

We have many challenges in Minneapolis' Black community...the appointment of Levy-Pounds as head of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights would be a step in the right direction.  By Don Allen, Senior Editorial Columnist Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds can do the job that needs to be done. (photo: Facebook - Fair Use) Minneapolis, [...]

Review of the Hennepin County Ten-Year Plan to end Homelessness for Single Adults #FAIL

Review of the Hennepin County Ten-Year Plan to end Homelessness for Single Adults #FAIL

Veterans, Families, Adults still homeless at the hands of pencil pushers without a clue. (photo: Homeless shelter gets city support, despite complaints...#MinnPost) This writer is reviewing the information provided to this writer in response to a Freedom of Information request for all data from The Heading Home Hennepin Ten Year Plan to End [...]

Minneapolis Homeless Advocates lose over $600,000 in Federal funding

Minneapolis Homeless Advocates lose over $600,000 in Federal funding

By Guy Terrill Gambill  - Publisher of The Daily Desmadre and Guest Columnist  Is there a "tick" in the city and counties progressive ideology? (photo: Lyme Disease and Ticks: What You Need To Know - Fair Use: www.glutathionepro.com) Minneapolis, Minn. - (Editorial Facts)...How did Minneapolis Homeless Advocates lose over $600,000 in [...]

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