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With so much prosperity in Minnesota, why are boys and babies still being killed?

With so much prosperity in Minnesota, why are boys and babies still being killed?

“I’ve lived in north Minneapolis all my life. I’ve never worked on the new football field; neither have any of my friends…we’re all broke.” ~Robert Johnson, resident of north Minneapolis By Don Allen with data provided by Matt Johnson (The System Scientist) It was one of the biggest announcements after the completion of the U.S. [...]

Twin Cities: More Police will not solve deadly shooting violence, but there are ideas that work

Tune in tonight at 8:30 p.m. to The Ron and Don Show on #BlogTalkRadio has we bring you up to date on an epidemic of violence in the Twin Cities. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News It’s a possibility someone who lives in areas of extreme poverty in the Twin Cities will more likely be a victim of a violent crime than graduate from [...]

Black Lives Matter the movement does not matter

Black Lives Matter the movement does not matter

"I have watch too many black men grow old fighting for civil rights and equity in Minneapolis to let a group of self-serving nobodies just make noise and get on the television news." ~Don Allen Enough is enough. The organizers of the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter movement are planning a protest, march and rally focused on the Minnesota State [...]

Why Collective Impact Organizations continue to fail minority children in education

Why Collective Impact Organizations continue to fail minority children in education

At this point in the Twin Cities, the only stakeholder that really matters is the slayer holding the hammer and wooden stake above the hearts of poor and black learners while intellectuals continue to meet, socialize and one-up each other. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Collective Impact should be a commitment of a group of [...]