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MACV to Hold 2016 Metro StandDown August 2 – 3

MACV to Hold 2016 Metro StandDown August 2 – 3

StandDown 2016                                                            Media Contact: Nathaniel Saltz, Interim Executive Director, MACV (651) 224-0290 Office (612) 743-2891 Cell nsaltz@mac-v.org Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) will be holding the 24th annual Metro Area Veterans’ StandDown [...]

Open note to Minneapolis Park Board president Liz Wielinski: Both MPRB and Mpls NAACP guilty of malfeasance

Open note to Minneapolis Park Board president Liz Wielinski: Both MPRB and Mpls NAACP guilty of malfeasance

One thing is for sure; the Minneapolis Park and Rec Board is not playing by the rule, but neither are the leaders in the Minneapolis Branch of the NAACP. By Don Allen, Publisher – Our Black News Oh well. (photo: Fair Use) The Star Tribune article inappropriately titled, "Park Board president yells at Minneapolis NAACP president after [...]

MSFA and U.S. Bank Stadium Announce Preferred Vendor Registration

MSFA and U.S. Bank Stadium Announce Preferred Vendor Registration

Video: Prince - "Let's Work!" For Immediate Release                                                                                Contact:   Jenn Hathaway February 24, [...]

Suicide Watch: The MN Department of Veterans Affairs must hire more counselors, especially people of color to deal with major uptick in Veterans mental health issues

Suicide Watch: The MN Department of Veterans Affairs must hire more counselors, especially people of color to deal with major uptick in Veterans mental health issues

After receiving the answer to a data request from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner, hiring people of color is not on the agenda (Investigative report in progress). Posted by Our Black News In 2006, Congress empowered the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) to work in [...]

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. [...]

Military Families’ Reliance On Food Stamps Hit A Record High

Military Families’ Reliance On Food Stamps Hit A Record High

I wish someone could explain to me why our military personnel need food stamps. Editors note: DOD-run stores, known as commissaries, sell food to active-duty and retired military personnel and their families at prices that are lower than what private grocers charge. Nearly $104 million of the $6.2 billion in total revenue the commissaries [...]