Our Black News – Critical Thinking for the Advancement of Colored People
Friday June 22nd 2018

Interesting Sites

Insider

Archives

Posts Tagged ‘Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights’

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, [...]

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, [...]

Minneapolis law enforcement might be baking a cake for community activist Alfred Flowers

Minneapolis law enforcement might be baking a cake for community activist Alfred Flowers

Sometimes I like Al Flowers; sometimes not so much. Regardless of my personal state-of-mind, Flowers, the public figure, became a victim of something that many black men and women in Minneapolis call police misconduct. Of course Flowers cannot get any assistance from the Minneapolis NAACP, because not all #blacklivesmatter, and social justice is [...]

PCOC Seeks Public Input on Body Cameras– Second of Three Listening Sessions This Saturday!

PCOC Seeks Public Input on Body Cameras– Second of Three Listening Sessions This Saturday!

by Community Alert - Our Black News In a continuing effort to seek public input on the use of police body cameras in Minneapolis prior to the rollout of the Police body camera. program in 2016, the Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission will hold a second community listening session on Saturday, July 11. The Commission held its [...]