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James “Jimmy” Hamilton: The Death of a High School Band Teaching Legend

James “Jimmy” Hamilton: The Death of a High School Band Teaching Legend

Mr. Hamilton had many sons, I was one. He knew what his students needed and made sure each of us worked towards success while listening to his oral history (stories) and experiences to help us avoid making mistakes in life. He did say, “Some of you will touch the flame on the stove just to check and see if it will burn. That’s okay; that’s [...]

OMG, the Minnesota Black History Museum Building is for SALE!

OMG, the Minnesota Black History Museum Building is for SALE!

Video produced by Don Allen - Internet Marketing Social Media Concepts  Related story: The Daughter of A Man Born A Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum - The past isn’t even past. (09/24/2016 04:29 pm ET) Huffington Post By Don Allen, Publisher Some of you thought this was nothing but smoke and mirrors; [...]

Prince: The Black Person Mainstream Minnesota truly respected

Prince: The Black Person Mainstream Minnesota truly respected

“This is what it sounds like when Doves Cry.” ~Prince By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News In the mid-1970s, sitting in the band room at Minneapolis Central listening to a conversation between Prince and band teacher James Hamilton, you knew that this five-foot, three-inch brother was going to sail his own ship…nobody would be [...]