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Former Minneapolis Police Officer Lisa Clemons: A Dose of Common Sense

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Lisa Clemons: A Dose of Common Sense

Check a solution at the door...please? By Lisa Clemons – Guest Columnist (Unedited-Facebook, with permission) SO I TOOK MY "WOO-SAH" MOMENT BEFORE I DECIDED TO POST...HERE GOES: Today I listened to an elected official, who I do have a lot of respect for, on the radio this morning speaking on the Jamar Clark shooting and the police. I [...]

Patterns of the 5th Ward: Unemployment

Patterns of the 5th Ward: Unemployment

Publishers's note: A special thanks to a friend, brother and veteran for crunching the numbers in some of our most talked about zip codes. What this tells us? Something or someone is being misled about progress, hiring and opportunities. By Matt Johnson, The Systems Scientist, Guest Columnist  Patterns provide us with some insight into the [...]

Coalition led by North Minneapolis pastor purchases headstone for Jamar Clark

Coalition led by North Minneapolis pastor purchases headstone for Jamar Clark

Where is the money raised by other organizations on behalf of Jamar Clark? (photo: Fair Use - Google Search) Video by YouTube user "Papa Bear." Published on Dec 8, 2015: In a scathing phone call received by The Honorable Gaetano Lucchese. Tomi Ward, the sister of Jamar Clark, the 24 year old black man killed by Minneapolis Police in November [...]

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 [...]

Patterns of the 5th Ward: “Race”

Patterns of the 5th Ward: “Race”

Mr. Matt Johnson, Urban Dynamics - The Future of Science and Policy By Matt Johnson, publisher of Urban Dynamics - The Future of Science and Policy, Guest Columnist Over the next five articles, I am going to share with you some interesting patterns I’ve discovered in the 5th ward. In this first article, we well look at the difference in [...]

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 [...]

Another Police shooting; So what…You forgot about Terrence Franklin, you’ll forget about this one too

Another Police shooting; So what…You forgot about Terrence Franklin, you’ll forget about this one too

Honestly, no one cares about the average Black Minnesotan. They don't care when there's a shooting in our neighborhood either. Seems it's more about economics. If your family has money, or you know someone in high places, ONLY then do they care. It also seems, to me, to be a breakdown in the neighborhoods. If we are afraid to report crimes to the [...]

Designer Poverty: Come to the Twin Cities – we do it right!

Designer Poverty: Come to the Twin Cities – we do it right!

You know who you are...yes you; the people who run nonprofit agencies in the poorest part of town and wouldn't be caught dead walking in the streets after 7 pm. You have designed and maintained a system of check and balance that only assist the people who work in your office... By Donald Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. [...]

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