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Posts Tagged ‘Hennepin County’

Mysterious circumstances of Jerome Gordon Jackson: Did he really jump off the Hennepin Avenue Bridge? Possible cover up in full motion

Mysterious circumstances of Jerome Gordon Jackson: Did he really jump off the Hennepin Avenue Bridge? Possible cover up in full motion

Police misconduct or Suicide? Allegedly there is no incident report. Can someone explain how Jackson got from highway 252 back into downtown Minneapolis? This is the second Black male to go into the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, if that's really what happened... IBNN Special Report – Community Alert Issued Minneapolis, MN...On May [...]

Neo-Nazis “storm troopers” plan to invade public meeting at Minneapolis’ Washburn High School in regards to noose incident

Neo-Nazis “storm troopers” plan to invade public meeting at Minneapolis’ Washburn High School in regards to noose incident

Minneapolis Public School and the failure to educate children from all walks of life has lead to an incident that further disenfranchises black students." Star Tribune veteran reporter Steve Brandt said, “So Don, wouldn’t it be smarter to contact news media to tell them about this incident before you blame them for not reporting it?” My [...]

Hennepin County District 2 voters must vote for Blong Yang on November 6th

Hennepin County District 2 voters must vote for Blong Yang on November 6th

Blong Yang and his beautiful family. Evolution denotes he will be a great choice for Hennepin County. Tuesday, November 6th represents a day Minnesotans and people from all across the United States have the opportunity to put people in office who care about the needs of the many with hopes our needs will be addressed. If you’re undecided [...]

How Does A Judge Put Lawyers Out Of Business?

How Does A Judge Put Lawyers Out Of Business?

Jill Clark, champion of the community, attorney at law and all around fair person has a must-read information blog online.  Clark is a noted judicial reformist who has been willing to tell the truth about judicial misconduct she has observed while representing her clients. Clark has not sought publicity about judges whose conduct has come into [...]

Occupy da Hood Twin Cities: Don’t we already?

Occupy da Hood Twin Cities: Don’t we already?

Addressing the ills of the community doesn't seem the mission for a lifeless carbon copy of the mainstream movement that should tell us, “We’re late to the table again.” On Monday, December 19th at the Capri Theater in Minneapolis, a gathering of Occupy the Hood will take place at 6 p.m. - I think the hood should see who's wanting to occupy [...]

Part 1: Ackerberg Group, Catalyst Community Partners – Something stinks in north Minneapolis

Part 1: Ackerberg Group, Catalyst Community Partners – Something stinks in north Minneapolis

There has been some shocking developments on the way the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County do business with one particular firm/non-profit CDC. It seems that White privilege has trumped sound business practices. First review this...post in progress. Download the Lease Agreement here. (Scratch and Sniff) Click on image below to [...]

Light Rail and the Ethical Conclusion of Ignorance

Light Rail and the Ethical Conclusion of Ignorance

NRRC's Ray Dean and State Representative Bobby Joe Champion both have an agenda. It was clear last night that the community needs to gather names and send a letter to Washington, DC to get the accurate information on the proposed Light Rail in north Minneapolis. The team of "Ray-Joe" came up short. by Donald W.R. Allen, II – Editor in [...]

Minneapolis Justice: Alleged tampering with Kris Miller’s murder suspect witnesses

Minneapolis Justice: Alleged tampering with Kris Miller’s murder suspect witnesses

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 [...]

Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators says, “We need commitment to address the Achievement Gap”

Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators says, “We need commitment to address the Achievement Gap”

On Thursday, February 3, 2011 the Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators held a panel discussion and community forum addressing the Achievement Gap for children of color. The discussion was not limited to the Twin Cities, but looked at how teacher, families and public school administrators are handling what seems to be an out of control [...]

The Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators to hold Forum and Community Discussion

The Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators to hold Forum and Community Discussion

A public service announcement from IBNN NEWS: "Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators" FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Secretary MABSE Executive Committee Phone: 612-986-0010 Email: mabse2001@yahoo.com “Education is a Civil Right: Addressing the Achievement Gap” The Minnesota Alliance of Black School Educators (MABSE) will [...]

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