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Analysis of an American epidemic:  Blackness

Analysis of an American epidemic: Blackness

Jul. 17 |     By Donald Allen Contributing Writer   According to author Malcolm Gladwell, the philosophy on an epidemic is based on three rules: “The Law of the Few, the Stickiness Factor, the Power of Context.” Gladwell contends that these...

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

Does Minnesota need a ‘13th’ grade?

May. 15 |     By Donald Allen Contributing Writer   The Minnesota House of Representatives have enacted a bill attempting to establish a “13th” grade pilot project based in north Minneapolis. The bill, H.F. 1149 is part of an education and...

Mental illness of gun control: Weapons bans make no sense

Mental illness of gun control: Weapons bans make no sense

Feb. 20 | By Donald Allen Guest Commentator   Never in the history of weapons has a handgun, assault rifle or a sharp blade randomly picked a crowded group of bystanders and killed at will. I think we agree that for an act of senseless murder by weapon,...

Education versus learning: the war against Black students

Education versus learning: the war against Black students

Jun. 6 |     By Donald W.R. Allen, II Guest Commentator   The Minneapolis Public Schools has become a school system that isn’t able to successfully engage and teach students of color, as seen by declining enrollment and low graduations rates...