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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 [...]

Minneapolis Safe: Mayor adds nothing to economic uplift

Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges won her seat because voters think she had something in common with local POC. By Don Allen, Publisher Minneapolis, Minn. -  No…more police will not make Minneapolis safe, neither will the ban on plastic bags in local corner stores. This mayor is missing the point; letting the same stores sell glass-crack and [...]

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 - [...]

National experts on Community Policing right here in Minnesota; Dayton, DFL, Minneapolis officials ignore “gift”

National experts on Community Policing right here in Minnesota; Dayton, DFL, Minneapolis officials ignore “gift”

The black community in the state of Minnesota is torn into many silos. One group seeks empowerment, fame and money; the others seek to address Minnesota’s continued mismanagement of economic assets for the minority-ethnic communities. Sources tell Our Black News and internal audit is underway inside of the Minnesota Department of Administration, [...]

Black Lives Matter the movement does not matter

Black Lives Matter the movement does not matter

"I have watch too many black men grow old fighting for civil rights and equity in Minneapolis to let a group of self-serving nobodies just make noise and get on the television news." ~Don Allen Enough is enough. The organizers of the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter movement are planning a protest, march and rally focused on the Minnesota State [...]

What if author Tim Wise was Black?

What if author Tim Wise was Black?

There is a difference between Wise and those who bask in unadulterated self-congratulation, fully donning the mantle of the White Savior. by Don Allen, Publisher - OurBlackNews (Originally published in the Hamline University Oracle in Fall 2013) On October 1, congruent with the university’s ongoing commitment to diversity, Hamline will [...]