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Why Are Black Girls And Women Dying In Police Custody?

Why Are Black Girls And Women Dying In Police Custody?

By Tasasha Henderson, www.truth-out.org, Guest Contributor for Our Black News Gynna McMillen was brought into the Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, on January 10, 2016, after police were called to her mother’s house about a “domestic incident.” The next morning she was found unresponsive in a [...]

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, [...]

Honoring the life of Jamar Clark…Why?

Honoring the life of Jamar Clark…Why?

The worst part about crowds gathering for a cause is that MOST of them have only heard hearsay from someone that wants them to believe and listen to only X. The crowd doesn't know the facts, some don't care about the facts, and they just want a tag line to follow. If Blacks did some research they will discover that white people are not seeking [...]

The Death of Jamar Clark versus the Invisible Black-on-Black Murdered

The Death of Jamar Clark versus the Invisible Black-on-Black Murdered

"I love my people; not just the ones who make it to the 6 and 10." Publisher Don Allen, Our Black News. With over six homicides in Minneapolis’ minority-ethnic community since death of Jamar Clark, you would think someone would be worried about the dangers of oversight. No, these invisible black-on-black murdered men and women will not make [...]

Protecting Law Enforcement: Outside report clears Cleveland officer, citing “Acted Reasonable” in murder of 12-year-old boy

Protecting Law Enforcement: Outside report clears Cleveland officer, citing “Acted Reasonable” in murder of 12-year-old boy

There is no justification for the murder of a 12-year-old by Cleveland Police By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News This could have been any of our black American boys. Father's, pay close attention to your sons. Thank you. Minneapolis, Minn. - Cleveland police officer Tim Loehmann, reported to have many challenges personal and [...]

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau has earned a second term

Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau has earned a second term

POBN Editor Notes: The Minneapolis City Council and the Hodges administration was okay with letting civil rights director Velma Korbel be reappointed, despite bleak and chaotic procedures. Minneapolis’ chief of police has been outstanding in her duties for Minneapolis residents, why is she being considered for elimination? by Ronald A. [...]