Posts Tagged ‘Minneapolis NAACP’
"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 [...]
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" [...]
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?
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
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 [...]