‘Vote 2012’ Archives
"Is it the Word of God - or money of men?" (photo: theoldblackchurch.blogspot.com) If you are Black, more than likely you were raised in and around a church. The Black Church was the headquarters for family, friends and social networks. How did someones agenda move forward while we participated in something that had nothing to do with civil [...]
"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 [...]
Same-Sex Marriage should not be on the ballot – civil rights for the African American will change dramatically
"Only God can judge you." “The marriage amendment should never have been placed on the ballot. Our legislature would have done much better defining how it would recognize a contract between any two adults, despite what sex they are, and leaving marriage to the churches. Let each individual church marry who they wish and keep government and [...]
Controversy surrounding the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority – ON POINT! radio program returns Saturday at 3 p.m.
"The problem is the MSFA has hired the same usual suspects and community members who understand the meaning of pass through and the only work people of color will get during construction are small "media-promotable" projects that say, "Look, we like Black people. We let them paint the Viking logo purple." On Saturday, October 27th at 3:00 p.m. [...]
Black people, the poor, jobless, homeless and those who have an opinion have no representation in the Democratic or Republican parties of America. Let’s keep President Obama in office – but locally, we need to make some major changes. It’s our vote – one of the only things we truly control. Use it to be heard in 2012. by Donald W.R. [...]
Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen return to BlogTalkRadio! (photo: CLICK ON PHOTO TO GET TO LISTEN TO THE PROGRAM!) IBNN NEWS Public Service Announcement Minneapolis, MN (IBNN/BlogaTalkRadio/October 19, 2012)..Don’t miss this show! The team of Ron and Don has joined together again to provide valuable information about current events in [...]
...what, it wasn't a bad dream - just a big fat lie? (Photo: Surprised Buckwheat, NewOne) Mr. Ron Edwards hosts "Black Focus" on Channel 17, MTN-TV, Sundays, 5-6 pm. Formerly head of key civil rights organizations, including the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission and the Urban League, he continues his "watchdog" role for Minneapolis. Order his [...]
"You will my brother. It's not going to be the usual suspects pimpin off the money this time. We will create sustainable minority construction firms by partnering with those who already have the skill and experience." (Photo: libcom.org) Let's keep it real. Getting 100 Men and Women of color working on the new Vikings Stadium is an obtainable [...]
"The chair of all chairs." I took a public speaking class with one of the best professors in the state of Minnesota who has taught public speaking for over 20-years. When I listen to what Mitt Romney has to say, it’s clear, he’s not talking to a broad audience, nor does he or his speechwriters use clear words or persuasive rhetoric to win [...]
Posted by the Minnesota Minority Political Caucus We need new leadership in the 5th.