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Minnesota governor Mark Dayton thinks Black Minnesotans are just plain stupid

Minnesota governor Mark Dayton thinks Black Minnesotans are just plain stupid

This is what the MNDFL, and left leaning state lawmakers see when they think of black Minnesotans. Yes, the work was done to address Minnesota’s challenges within the black community, but of course, Gov. Mark Dayton and state DFLers ignored it. Don’t take my word, read the reports: The Minnesota Black People’s Concerns Report [...]

State lawmakers block the ability of Black Minnesotans to have a voice in Out of Home placement of Black Children

State lawmakers block the ability of Black Minnesotans to have a voice in Out of Home placement of Black Children

Black Fathers, please come back. Our children need us, and our voices. When black children are in a system designed to marginalize, obstruct and deny the black family unit – we need only to look at a group of Minnesota lawmakers who have sent a solid message by looking the other way. The legislation to restructure the Council on Black [...]

Please take the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage Survey

Please take the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage Survey

Posted - OBN Public Service Announcement If you have not completed our community concerns survey, please go to the below link (or copy and paste in your browser) to complete it. Also take a moment to send it around to your contacts. We need more participants and have toclose the survey on Friday October 9, 2015 to complete our report.  We [...]

Minnesota’s Black issue was solved in 2015; but ignored – Tune in tonight at 8:30

Minnesota’s Black issue was solved in 2015; but ignored – Tune in tonight at 8:30

Listen to the Ron and Don Show at 8:30 p.m. on #BlogTalkRadio, by clicking here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theronanddonshow/2015/10/01/black-minnesotans-suffering-from-bad-policy-people-and-pimps By The Ron and Don Show #blogtalkradio Ain't no white or black politicians running me out of Minnesota. As always, the team of Ronald A. [...]

Open letter to Minnesota governor Mark Dayton: What will you do about the Minnesota Department of Administration not using its authority to correct disparities in contracting for over 16 years?

Open letter to Minnesota governor Mark Dayton: What will you do about the Minnesota Department of Administration not using its authority to correct disparities in contracting for over 16 years?

Editor’s note: For more than 20 years, the Council on Black Minnesotans sat idle conforming to status quo. Two years ago a change happened. Under the leadership of COBM chairman Patwin Lawrence and executive director Edward McDonald, the COBM started to address issues of compliance in the state of Minnesota. In retaliation for the COBM’s [...]

Press Conference: Minnesota’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Friday June 12, 11:00 AM

Press Conference: Minnesota’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Friday June 12, 11:00 AM

URGENT! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS The Minnesota chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold a press conference on Friday June 12, 2015 at 11:00 am in front of the State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to demand Senator Tom Bakk, Senate Majority [...]