‘Public Safety’ Archives
What is Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau covering up? Obviously not her hair style. Tune in tomorrow at 3 p.m. for the best in Black Talk Radio on BlogTalkRadio’s ON POINT – The Ron and Don Show. The team will examine and reconstruct information about the Franklin case that will show something is terribly wrong inside the Minneapolis [...]
IBNN Editors Note: Friday May 10 Terrance (Mookie) Franklin was killed by police in south Minneapolis after being chased. According to family members and other sources: Mookie was shot in the back of the head 5 times and in the back twice in what appeared to be an execution in the basement of a house on 27th and Bryant Avenue south. Mookie was [...]
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 [...]
Please, take our poll on the right----> Drop Out to Drop Ins - showing immediate success is very important. (Numbers based on estimates.) Click photo to enlarge. “There will come a time when the need for a grassroots community engagement will put Black and Hispanic men and women back in their communities to reach the youth that need to [...]
Cam Winton, Gary Schiff and Mark Andrews to participate in ON POINT radio program this Saturday at 3 p.m.
From L-R: Cam Winton, Mark Andrews and Gary Schiff. (photos: Campaign websites.) It is clear to us (Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen) the Minneapolis Mayor’s race needs a new set of eyes. Local mainstream media is missing the point on who the popular candidates really are by listening to political action groups the have done little to nothing [...]
Part 1: Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) must partner with Hennepin County to bring economic development and a Service Center to North Minneapolis
"It makes too much sense to have both Hennepin County and DEED in the same building. This would assist community members in achieving goals of self-sufficiency. (photo: IBNN) by Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief, The Independent Business News Network "Photo taken at the actual meeting by IBNN in February 2012. Empty seats." Minneapolis, MN [...]
IBNN NEWS emailed DFL executive director Corey Day a data privacy request to confirm money’s distributed within the Twin Cities African-American community that we attest went to agencies that no staff or current relevance in 2012. Neither Day, nor his staff has answered the email. (See data privacy request sent to Minnesota DFL that has gone [...]
Open letter to WCCO-TV (CBS affiliate) and general manager Brien Kennedy: Inside the box – or out of touch with reality?
After calling WCCO-TV and trying to schedule an appointment with WCCO-TV Vice President & General Manager Brien Kennedy to gain insight on his operation, neither he nor his staff has made any attempts to return phone calls. We have come to the conclusion; WCCO-TV channel 4 does not have the same essence of the CBS affiliate when Dave Moore, [...]
"Black on Black Crime or Blue on Black violence?" (photo: pmbleague.com) There's growing concern and speculation that the recent murders and bodies found of Black men dumped in north Minneapolis alleys might have another story far to complicated and upsetting to prove. So far, no suspects or arrests have developed in the last several homicides [...]
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 [...]