‘Donald Allen’ Archives
Finding ways to keep black students behind the curve. If it does not happen by white men, there are black men and women who will step in. by Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief – OurBlackNews.com and The Independent Business News Network Minneapolis, MN - The Minnesota House of Representatives have enacted a bill attempting to establish a [...]
Minneapolis Community and Technical College continues to misrepresent Diversity and loses another key staff member
Dr. Joi Lewis - A valuable asset, lost to stupidity. (photo: MCTC, fair use). Effective Immediately: Dr. Joi Lewis, Chief Diversity Officer & VP of Student Affairs resigns after only 9 months on the job. MCTC: The Graveyard for Committed & Vocal Faculty & Staff of Color. That school needs to get rid of the president. Related [...]
"Don't pee on my leg and tell me it's black progress." (Photo: The Wrong Stuff, edited by IBNN.) Who speaks for black Americans? What does a politically motivated, organizational process that has done little to anything for people of color control? Why do blacks think it’s okay to continue to support an organization that sees them has [...]
Join hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 3 p.m. (CST) for another episode of ON POINT! We will discuss the manipulation by the Minneapolis Public Schools in regard to “Baby-Gate,” leaving the children who did this prank out of the picture. This is a call-in program and we invite listeners to dial us up with [...]
"We shall overcome!" (photo: Don Allen for MN GOP Chairman) My name is Don Allen. I am running for the chairman of the Minnesota GOP (Join me on Facebook). In 2013, its not about a particular, stereotypical white man or women who is nothing more than a boiler plate party hack wearing a black suit -that's antiquated and died out. It's about a [...]
The reasons elude me why the mainstream media is so attached to someone that will become unimportant by the end of 2013. Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak has bamboozled the citizens of Minneapolis with the same taking points for years; foreclosures, north Minneapolis, potholes – but never once has he gone after the important issues of jobs, economic [...]
ON POINT Exclusive: Local Media goes black on Black News– Civil Rights Attorney Mike Padden special guest Saturday, December 1st at 3 p.m.
"Minneapolis City Councilwoman Betsy Hodges for Minneapolis Mayor? I rather go back and vote for Mitt Romney" (photo: Twitter) On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 3 p.m. (CST), join co-hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen as they discuss why local media outlets (KMSP, KSTP, WCCO, KARE and the Star Tribune) have gone “black” on reporting [...]
The Ron and Don Show: Murder, Death and Racism – you don’t have to go any further than Minnesota – Saturday at 3 p.m.
"Broadcasting LIVE from the Apple Studios A & B in downtown Minneapolis." (photo: ON POINT!) Join us online on BlogTalkRadio’s Black Politics in Minneapolis’ ON POINT! for another exciting episode. Co-hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen bring you the latest in current events with news and information sometime overlooked by the [...]
"When you head is stuck in the dark, daylight vision is not an option. This is not an attack - but an effort to address the non-movement in Black Minnesota. (Photo: arrogantass.wordpress.com) I have to address those who consistently say IBNN and it’s stories “tear down the Black community” - this is totally untrue. I don’t speak for [...]
"Will he like Black America back?" (photo: Democrats on Facebook) As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an [...]