Young people across the country protesting against police murdering black folks. In Minneapolis the protests are for more money. Silly, someone got killed.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. The show will play at Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Orpheum Theatre, December 16-28, 2014. Tickets are on sale now. Performance times are: Dec. 16-21: Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22-28: Monday at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., [...]
Open letter to singer Mr. John Legend on Twitter – All “Lanes” are open, Celebrities pick and chose (Update)
By Don Allen, Founder – The Independent Business News Network and Black Politics in Minneapolis Update: I just got a glimpse of some Twitter followers of a popular singer. No wonder he's not doing too many commercial endorsements. Related story: Why Black America gets bad news coverage Dr. Gates will have a beer with the president of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Our condolences to the family and friends of the 9-year-old boy killed in the formative years of his young life. Where can we find the agencies that assist ALL people who lose love ones? In the Twin Cities, most “paid” black organizations only show up when people get killed in the street. When it’s time to follow up, these folks are on to [...]
"No voter education - just lit-drops for Champion, Hayden, Dayton and Ellison. Much like ACORN out of the Minneapolis Urban League. (photo: IBNN NEWS) Editors note: Minnesota non-profit rules state: “No substantial part of the activities of the non-profit corporation shall constitute the carrying on of propaganda or otherwise attempting to [...]
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Black America on Notice: Don’t be shocked when George Zimmerman is found not guilty. It could happen
Let's see what happens. Justice or Just-Us? (photos: Fox News, Miami Herald and New York Times) Activist in Minneapolis liken the murder of Terrance Franklin to what happened to 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. They miss major pieces like the medical examiners report that would form a solid platform of public discourse. Franklin and Martin are [...]
Unity brings Power: The Council on Black Minnesotans presents Power of Unity Summit – June 28 to June 30
Power of Unity Summit. Register today by clicking on the above banner. (Photo: nekacreative.com) The Minnesota Legislature created the Council on Black Minnesotans in 1980 to ensure that people of African heritage participate in and equitably benefit from the political, social, and economic resources, policies and procedures of the State of [...]