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Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street

Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street

by Ellen Brown Predictions are that we will soon be seeing the “nuclear option” — central bank-created money injected directly into the real economy. All other options having failed, governments will be reduced to issuing money outright to cover budget deficits. So warns a September 18 article on ZeroHedge titled “It Begins: [...]

Suicide Watch: The MN Department of Veterans Affairs must hire more counselors, especially people of color to deal with major uptick in Veterans mental health issues

Suicide Watch: The MN Department of Veterans Affairs must hire more counselors, especially people of color to deal with major uptick in Veterans mental health issues

After receiving the answer to a data request from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner, hiring people of color is not on the agenda (Investigative report in progress). Posted by Our Black News In 2006, Congress empowered the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) to work in [...]

Black Minnesotans in Crisis

Black Minnesotans in Crisis

Minnesota politicians want to save the Walleye, but the African American community is dealt another Black eye. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News If you’re black and if you read Thursday mornings story in the Star Tribune, you should be asking yourself how are black people in Minnesota poorer than those in Mississippi? Minnesota [...]

Alfred Delano Flowers: Quit acting like a Bitch, Bitch!

Alfred Delano Flowers: Quit acting like a Bitch, Bitch!

The photo above is the text message sent by Mr. Flowers to OBN publisher Don Allen. By Quinton Webb, Staff Writer – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. - On Saturday, Sept. 12 at 2:33 pm, the Our Black News business line received a text from our old friend Al Flowers. The text was rather abusive and much different than words used on his [...]

How to Get Rid of Cable and Still See Your Favorite TV Shows

How to Get Rid of Cable and Still See Your Favorite TV Shows

By Naomi Mannino NEW YORK -- Ever click through all 700 HD channels on your cable or satellite service channel lineup only to announce, "Nothing's on..." with a long sigh? Maybe you added a streaming service such as Netflix (NFLX), Hulu Plus or Amazon (AMZN) Prime to get more shows when you want them. Or maybe you want to cut the cable cord [...]

Will the Republican Party of Minnesota figure out their messaging while Donald Trump opens all the doors?

Will the Republican Party of Minnesota figure out their messaging while Donald Trump opens all the doors?

With the growing and popularity of 2016 presidential candidate Mr. Donald J. Trump, one might think local GOP state offices would get a clue and get off the status quo bus of rejecting not only their own, but many looking for a firing solution in Minnesota’s conservative field of play. I mean really, how could you let the local mainstream media [...]

How Do Teachers’ Unions Affect Public School Outcomes?

How Do Teachers’ Unions Affect Public School Outcomes?

By ANDREW J. COULSON (Originally published Sept. 2012) That’s a question I was asked this morning by a reporter. Interesting as it seems, it misses the real impact that teachers unions have on American education: protecting the public school monopoly from private sector competition. Average compensation for public school teachers is [...]

A Child’s success is a Contract with Mom: Killing the Achievement Gap

A Child’s success is a Contract with Mom: Killing the Achievement Gap

Recorded results have shown that Collective Impact Groups have stalled in helping children of color achieve and maintain success in the public school system. A new delivery tool is here and today I introduce the foundation and rationale on why "Mom" is so important in making sure we pay attention to doing first-things-first and bringing the [...]

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