‘Minnesota Minority-Ethnic Political Caucus’ Archives
IBNN Editors note: I wrote this article over two-weeks ago for the Hamline University Oracle newspaper where I am the senior columnist. Editor's (students) have refused to run this story. This is a reflection of the current status of race, color and class constructs where some are hesitant to talk about what's really going on. “Say it loud, [...]
"Clowns to the left of her, Jokers to the right, her she is, Hannah Nicollet, stuck in the middle with "the people of Minnesota." (photo: The Uptake, edited by IBNN NEWS - Fair Use) I watched a debate last Sunday morning broadcast by Fox 9 News from the campus of Hamline University. I stood traumatized, in shock and no longer able to view [...]
Senator Jeff Hayden will be cleared on Ethics wrongdoing and State Officials must look at receivership for MPS
Minnesota DFL Senator Jeff Hayden. (photo: state of MN, Fair Use). Senate Subcommittee needs to take closer look at the Minneapolis Public Schools and consider receivership. By Don Allen, Founder – OurBlackNews.com I had to sit back and reevaluate the significance of the recent Subcommittee on Ethical Conduct and it’s filing against [...]
The simple answer is yes. In a meeting over the weekend with the “Minnesota Institute of Research and Disparities of Black Minnesotans” it was very difficult for the group to pinpoint the CCD/KMOJ-FM board of directors. But now, after several months of covert operations, we come to find out, KMOJ-FM does not really have an external group of [...]
IBNN will give Emerge the opportunity to respond to this post. By Don Allen, Founder - IBNN Minneapolis, Minn. - Emerge Community Development, mandatory meetings may be keeping black families homeless. Sources contacting IBNN NEWS reported that a whole family could be out on the street because of some bureaucratic policies. We need to take a [...]
New Perspectives Behavioral Health Systems to hold overdue Press Conference at Hennepin County – Friday, June 20 at 1 p.m.
New Perspectives Behavioral Systems is the first in a group of community members coming forward to speak for themselves. The old guard has been tainted by politics, money and sex. In a progressive society dealing with serious issues of health and wellness, we need soldiers who do not bend nor break in addressing a process that has run afoul for [...]
Local NAACP and other Black leaders: discriminating like the white man. Do the NFL, national NAACP and the Governor know?
Who is Salem, Inc? By Ronald A. Edwards, Guest Columnist - The Minneapolis Story In a series of extremely secretive meetings, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Commission, has authorized one of the prime sub-contractors on the Vikings Stadium to violate legislative intent and violate executive orders by Governor Mark Dayton, by bringing [...]
MN GOP holds on to the antiquated mantle of power that has left the room and political races. "At some point, I would like to tell Minnesota’s minority population the Minnesota GOP, or Minnesota Republicans want the best for each and every citizen of the state - today I can't" by Don Allen, Political Analyst - 4Gate 2014 Worn out and [...]
Isaac Peterson Story On NAACP Is Example Of Journalistic Imbalance – Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder slips with this celebration of community garbage
IBNN editors note by Don Allen: Mr. Isaac Peterson has put the Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder in a place where (with the evidence I have), the paper will have to print an apology and a factual account of what the real issues are inside of the Minneapolis NAACP. Stated in the MSR piece, the NAACP does not want to deal with negativity – well I do [...]
The Ron and Don Show with Mr. Allen and Mr. Edwards is live Wednesday, December 11 at 8:30 p.m. (CST) to on #BlogTalkRadio. Click here to listen or visit their show page. Read the NAACP bylaws for units. (PDF) Read the NAACP Election Guide. (PDF) By Kindle Jenson, Point Peak News Lets move away from weightiness and darkness when [...]