‘Minnesota Department of Transportation’ Archives
Our children's Education is much more important then your doomed "pilot program." (photo: Art) The press release about the MUL’s 13th Grade proposal states, “Growing numbers of Minneapolis youth leave high school lacking a defined career path or the basic skills required for employment.” Is it the Minneapolis Urban League’s problem or [...]
A message from Rebecca Fabunmi, Customer RelationsMinnesota Department of Transportation IBNN NEWS Public Service Announcement The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota WorkForce Centers have partnered with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to deliver a program designed to [...]
On December 10. 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the African American Leadership Forum will be holding an invitation only “AALF VI” in downtown Minneapolis at the prestigious “Windows on Minnesota” restaurant in the IDS Center. Again, another group of Black Intellectuals sit around the table to praise each other while Black Minnesotans [...]
NRRC's Ray Dean and State Representative Bobby Joe Champion both have an agenda. It was clear last night that the community needs to gather names and send a letter to Washington, DC to get the accurate information on the proposed Light Rail in north Minneapolis. The team of "Ray-Joe" came up short. by Donald W.R. Allen, II – Editor in [...]
Part 3: Open Letter to Governor Mark Dayton – What the hell did you appoint to the Council on Black Minnesotans?
Community stakeholders are exhausted with Governor Mark Dayton’s choice to hear just a handful of the voices of Black spokespersons in Minnesota. Each of these individuals have their own agenda and for the most part don’t even live in the community which they serve. Their repeated failures to address poverty, unemployment and the Black [...]
Editors note: This posting is part two in a three part story that will end up asking former governor Tim Pawlenty and current governor Mark Dayton what the hell were they thinking in appointing board members that have no contact with the “core” Black community in Minnesota. Please view Mr. Collins response. If he goes, others must also [...]
Watch the video below very carefully. It paints a picture of benign neglect by the Minnesota’s DFL political plantation for Minnesota’s Native America’s being denied, obstructed and block out for opportunities of economic development. Doesn’t this sound familiar “brothers and sisters?” The revolution needs to start today. Governor Mark [...]
by Star Parker - RightBias.com The Congressional Black Caucus is gearing up for its big annual Washington event – its "legislative conference.” This is the annual shindig where America’s corporations pour in millions to pay for lavish dinners and parties for Black Caucus members to discuss the crises of black poverty and [...]
IBNN Exlusive: MnDOT’s Civil Rights director Mary Prescott’s letter the FHA – Shocking facts on Black participation…$715.00!
Read the letter and report by clicking on the lips! BUSTED! By Donald W.R. Allen, II - Editor in Chief/IBNN NEWS and Black Politics in Minneapolis Saint Paul, MN (IBNN NEWS/July 30, 2011)...IBNN NEWS has obtained a copy of the letter and report send to the Federal Highway Administration that outlines state highway contracts awarded by the [...]
Remember not so long ago... Is everything okay because state agencies support the African American Leadership Forum? A blueprint for action is nothing more than a shakedown for more funding while Black Minnesotans starve, lose their homes and jobs. I know the National Association of Minority Contractors-UM won’t say a word; they’ve [...]