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Part 1: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development must change grant procedures in 2017

Part 1: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development must change grant procedures in 2017

Don't start no stuff, won't be no stuff. (photo: Fair Use) By Don Allen, Publisher  The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has surfed for proposals long enough. The process that DEED now uses is incomplete, lacks vision and obstructs great organizations, people and ideas from being funded. One of the main [...]

Slaves in [SPACE]: The Twin Cities Bill Davis Syndrome

Bill Davis is not the first – and certainly not the last. The Davis Syndrome is ever present in the black community. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Minneapolis, Minn. - People ask me why do I write about black people and not about white people. The truth is I’m an equal opportunity blogger-investigate reporter…if you quack [...]

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 [...]

Twin Cities Black spokespersons hold a Press Conference to confront Black Sweat

Twin Cities Black spokespersons hold a Press Conference to confront Black Sweat

Black Sweat... By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News The iconography of the black community lying on a tarred road covered with a sheet, hanging from a tree, or burned alive by a mob creates a seductive voyeurism, which has been a part of American history and culture as long as there has been such. The new Jim Crow denotes these actions [...]

Minnesota’s Black issue was solved in 2015; but ignored – Tune in tonight at 8:30

Minnesota’s Black issue was solved in 2015; but ignored – Tune in tonight at 8:30

Listen to the Ron and Don Show at 8:30 p.m. on #BlogTalkRadio, by clicking here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theronanddonshow/2015/10/01/black-minnesotans-suffering-from-bad-policy-people-and-pimps By The Ron and Don Show #blogtalkradio Ain't no white or black politicians running me out of Minnesota. As always, the team of Ronald A. [...]

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 [...]

Twin Cities youth violence engagement missing children who use guns to kill

Twin Cities youth violence engagement missing children who use guns to kill

Tune into the Ron and Don Show on #BlogTalkRadio Wednesday, June 17 at 8:30 p.m. - the phone lines will be open to discuss the recent rash of homicides and what the community can do solve this dangerous epidemic. To listen, click here. The following video (North Minneapolis) was sent to Our Black News via Facebook. This proves some youth are [...]