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Open letter to NAACP president Nekima Levy-Pounds and collaborators

Open letter to NAACP president Nekima Levy-Pounds and collaborators

"Self esteem comes from achievements. Not from lax standards and false praise."~Condi Rice By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn…Personally, I am tired and need to move on. The black community in the Twin Cities has seen its share of poverty pimping, hustling and headline hogging; not to mention local clergy who [...]

The cost of white privilege

The cost of white privilege

By Doug Mann, Guest Columnist - Our Black News Twin Cities and a member of the Minneapolis NAACP. Is "White Privilege" something like not being oppressed on account of race, i.e., about not having equal access to jobs, housing, cab rides, service in a restaurant, and not being stereotyped as lazy, shiftless, etc? The term "white privilege" [...]

Minneapolis NAACP in violation of Unit Bylaws and NAACP Constitution on MOA Boycott

Minneapolis NAACP in violation of Unit Bylaws and NAACP Constitution on MOA Boycott

As an attorney, it seems like the Minneapolis NAACP president does not want to follow her own unit's bylaws. Read them below in a tamperproof PDF file. By Don Allen, Publishers and Member – Minneapolis NAACP I wonder who was handing out law degrees with the president of the Minneapolis NAACP received hers. After going online and reading [...]

Part I: The Twin Cities is no closer to becoming a Ferguson, MO then a horse turning into a duck…What really matters?

Part I: The Twin Cities is no closer to becoming a Ferguson, MO then a horse turning into a duck…What really matters?

Sometimes asking why is viewed as attacking, I hope nobody's that stupid enough to think that way. Pluralistic ignorance has overcome our community; only a central negative can break the groupthink. http://ourblacknews.com/?p=288 Related stories: The Hoodlum Manifesto of the Achievement Gap The New Black, Bullets and Racism White [...]

Robbinsdale Police officers allegedly blame a “Nigger” for the killing of north Minneapolis activist, beat visiting black father into coma; Minneapolis NAACP passes

Robbinsdale Police officers allegedly blame a “Nigger” for the killing of north Minneapolis activist, beat visiting black father into coma; Minneapolis NAACP passes

The Minneapolis branch of the NAACP again becomes ineffective at dealing with primary and secondly tension. North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale was the site of a vicious beating of an African American father who was at the hospital visiting a family member. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News 12:15 p.m. - Last night (7.18) at [...]