Posts Tagged ‘Race’
Clarence Hightower and MnSCU: Are there no qualified Negroes to work in areas of critical decision-making on MnSCU campuses?
This article has nothing to do with race baiting or me once again playing the race card. There are many black academics in Minnesota who are more than qualified to be presidents of colleges and universities in Minnesota. Their qualifications are not based on telling lies like the one we heard recently where a Minneapolis city official’s husband [...]
A bad mixture without smart intervention. Editors note: Look for the launch of Project Bus Peace; a campaign to promote peaceful bus rides for all riders of Metro Transit. This campaign, the brainchild of the educational non-profit Drop Out To Drop Ins will be on the streets at bus stops in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul talking to youth [...]
Join hosts Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 3 p.m. (CST) for another episode of ON POINT! We will discuss the manipulation by the Minneapolis Public Schools in regard to “Baby-Gate,” leaving the children who did this prank out of the picture. This is a call-in program and we invite listeners to dial us up with [...]
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 [...]
2012 looks much like the 1950's in Minneapolis. (photo: vkb.isvg.org) On Saturday, August 18, 2012 at approximately 12:15 p.m. – African American Leadership Forum’s Gary Cunningham patronized Sunnyside Café for lunch. This chance encounter with Mr. Cunningham gave me the opportunity to tell him the following: “We need to put our petty [...]
"You should probably fear both. Data tells us the Black man isn't going to shoot up a theater." (photos: Facebook) Media reports are now saying that The Colorado Mass Movie Murderer James Holmes might have a chemical imbalance or is dealing with some difficulties in his life. It's also been reported that he doesn't remember the event (I'll be [...]
Part 2: Second Change U: What really happened to Minneapolis Community and Technical College’s Men’s Basketball Team?
"Were keeping and eye on you Negro's." On Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. award-winning filmmaker Joe Carlini will hold a screening of the film, “Second Change U,” at the historic St. Anthony Main Theaters located at 125 Main Street in Minneapolis. The film tells the “real” story on how Basketball made a difference and how a 2-year [...]
"A book the MCTC marketing department might want to invest in." I'm just saying, I've seen it all! Editors note: IBNN NEWS has been covering events at Minneapolis Community and Technical College for the last year. While MCTC is preparing to deliver a press release about their hiring goals and diversity in an effort to side-step the obvious [...]
Part 1: Minneapolis Community and Technical College: Racism, Exclusionary and Toxic for some Educators
"Professor SooJin Pate, PhD - Standing up for what's right." There’s a deep, dark secret inside the walls of MCTC – one filled with White Privilege so giving that in April of 2012 a Native American attempted to join the 95% White Student Senate and was denied ratification because of his G.P.A. status. This stands in sharp contrast to a [...]
Editors note: There are four possible consequences to behavior. One is that something good can start or be introduced. The second, something good could end or be taken away. The third, something bad could start or be introduced, and the fourth consequence to behavior is something bad could end – or be taken away. My point is, “If you go to a [...]