‘Ward 5’ Archives
Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights wants public to participate in One Minneapolis – but when will the MDCR participate in Civil Rights?
"One Minneapolis: A Call to Action - Sorry, I’m Allergic to Bullshit!" by Donald W.R. Allen, II - Editor in Chief/IBNN NEWS and Black Politics in Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN (IBNN NEWS/Civil Rights/November 14, 2011)…On Friday, December 2, 2011 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center the Minneapolis Department [...]
In a city where a trigger happy, White red-neck, neo-Nazi bastard can open fire on a Black man and kill him (them) in cold blood – robbery or no robbery, organizers of a Gang Murder Summit intend on inviting back the plague that hit the Twin Cities in the late 80’s – got your permit to carry? by Donald W.R. Allen, II – Editor in [...]
What we know: There are an estimated 55 million K-12 students in the United States; Less than 30% of all students are proficient in Math and Reading; 70% of the United States 8th graders can’t read at grade level. The Minneapolis Public Schools has the largest and worse Achievement (failure) gap in the USA. With that said, how in the heck can [...]
Not only should NOC hold Wells Fargo accountable, they should look at the City of Minneapolis federal foreclosure funds and ask both Wells Fargo and the city “what happened?” Could this be the start of "Occupy Black?" by Donald W.R. Allen, II – Editor in Chief/IBNN NEWS and Black Politics in Minnesota -Video and Photos by IBNN [...]
Economic Solutions: Make North Minneapolis a Fair Tax Zone. “If You Can’t Do Something Smart, Do Something Right”
"This is what they feared... and they were right to fear... because there's a whole universe of folk who are gonna know it too. They're gonna see it. Somebody has to speak... So no more running. I aim to misbehave." ~Captain Malcolm Reynolds - Serenity (the Sci-Fi Channel) by Donald W.R. Allen, II - Editor in Chief/IBNN NEWS and Black [...]
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak: “Whose arming our children?” Did you ever think to ask the folks you’ve funded for that in North Minneapolis? (Don Allen’s Fox News interview response – Video Blog)
Today at 10:00 a.m. another public relations press conference is scheduled to be held in north Minneapolis. IBNN NEWS will be there to ask the hard questions that have never been answered. Until then, below is the interview form Fox 9 News with IBNN Editor in Chief Don Allen. And yes, there will be more! Video: Fox 9 News Minneapolis, MN [...]
You've heard it before. The excuses used to explain why something that should be somewhere isn't. For example: "I have nothing to do with that," and "I Thought they did it." If you really want a good belly-laugh, dial that help line for tornado victims. "IF" any one answers, let them know about 40 people called today between 8:20 and 12-noon to [...]
If seven-year-old Mozart tried composing his concertos today, he might be diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and medicated into barren normality. In the Black community, if you speak out against injustice, foul-process and using disparities of a race of people to obtain funding, or ask what happened to the money, you could be [...]
Pulling back the covers off Youth Employment, Phone Numbers, Insults and Poor Excuses…this Saturday ON POINT!
A message and question to Pillsbury United Communities, Minneapolis Urban League, Sanctuary CDC…”When do the tornado victims see the money?” Phone numbers, telephone calls and poor excuses lead to a total breakdown in cordial and diplomatic relationships with community members seeking help. Hey, don’t be a Jackwagon! By Donald W.R. [...]
City encourages North Minneapolis uninsured homeowners, renters to apply for SBA loans, be denied to open up other Assistance Opportunities
Low interest disaster loans are available to homeowners, renters and businesses and private non-profit organizations of all sizes within the declared disaster area who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on May 21 and 22, 2011. Only uninsured or otherwise uncompensated disaster losses are eligible. SBA is [...]