‘Ward 5’ Archives
Critics Wanted: When did it become the rule that it’s okay for Black kids to be dumber than White kids – specifically in the Minneapolis Public Schools?
After reading, and commenting today on several “liberal” (Sorry, I voted for Bush) media blogs about a drop-in-the-bucket contract from the Minneapolis Public Schools, I’ve decided to re-run my original response but also ask the question, “When did it become the rule that it’s okay for Black kids to be dumber than White kids [...]
Say it Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud…Oh Really? BlogTalkRadio’s ON POINT discusses the African American Leadership Forum, Saturday at 4 p.m.
“If you throw a rock in a pack of dogs, the ones you hit will yelp the loudest!” by Donald W.R. Allen, II – Editor in Chief/IBNN NEWS and Black Politics in Minneapolis "Tune in Saturday to ON POINT! Keeping it Real..." Minneapolis, MN (Source: BlogTalkRadio/ON POINT/June 30, 2011)…Co-hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen [...]
"Make it sound important, but take no actions...the R.T. way." The shameful yellow journalism by two major mainstream media outlets that attempt to present fair, “Inside the box” reporting who have twisted, obstructed and denied their readers and viewers the real story in favor of an apple pie, peaches and [...]
Former Minneapolis Civil Rights Investigative Unit manager makes city payout $90,000 – for a grand total for settlements by Minneapolis last week of over $2 million dollars
"I do not think much of a man (or woman) who is not wiser today than he was yesterday." ~Abraham Lincoln The problems within the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights in Minneapolis have been brought to light on this blog in simple clarity since 2008. In 2007 the prestigious Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice at [...]
F.E.M.A denies renters and individuals disaster assistance; City officials and Relief organizers complicit in obstructing information to community stakeholders…Coonery 101
"Doing something outside of your line of expertise: Coonery" Yo-d-Dou! Tweet FEMA @fema and tell them what's on your mind! If the Tornado that hit north Minneapolis would have hit Edina and done the same damage, local city officials would have made sure that individuals were covered. Citizens of north Minneapolis must take a closer look at [...]
"2014: Minneapolis Mayor Mark Stenglein" It’s been 3-years since the tornado ripped through north Minneapolis killing one and displacing over 5,000 families, (an estimated 12,000 people). A group of community members formed a North Minneapolis Disaster Response Team lead by Summit Academy/H.I.R.E. Minnesota’s Louis [...]
"Are we seeing a clear violation of the R.I.C.O. Act? The contract list was vetted by folks that didn't have the communities or the minority contractors best interests in mind. It sounds like racketeering to me! This is what happens when you have people working outside of their level of expertise." by Donald W.R. Allen, II - Editor in [...]
"Saturday was just a preview." The City of Minneapolis DFL political plantation hacks have used an act of God to jump-start their Gentrification of north Minneapolis. On Saturday, June 4, 2011 “the rest of the world” was invited in to see devastation and opportunity that happened in north Minneapolis. 12,000 Black [...]
Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak cares about North Minneapolis: The Negro Cash Crop – Tune in Saturday to ON POINT at 4 p.m.
"You're worried about looting? You haven't seen nothing yet!" On Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 4 p.m. tune in to ON POINT! With co-hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen to get updates on Minneapolis’ latest venture to ride the backs of poor people from north Minneapolis all the way to FEMA funding and right to the [...]
Ask yourself, is there justice for “just us?” The Star Tribune reports that authorities now have until 4 p.m. Monday to charge or turn loose the 40-year-old suspect arrested in the murder of Kris Miller. IBNN NEWS has been privilege to some inside information from our news affiliates who have been in the community for over 50 years. Something [...]