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The Ron and Don Show: The beating of Al Flowers by Minneapolis Police
The team of Ronald A. Edwards and Don Allen bring the best Black Talk Radio program in Minnesota, "The Ron and Don Show" on #BlogTalkRadio. Tonight they discuss the events that led to the brutal police beating of a community activist inside his home.
The first time this story hit the Internet, it was published by the Independent Business News Network in Minneapolis, Minn. The Star Tribune contacted the founder of IBNN, Don Allen and asked to get plugged in with some phone numbers and reliable sources. Allen thought this would be a great trade for his online presence and asked the report to give IBNN some credit; she agreed, but of course it never happened.
Former Minneapolis mayor R.T. Rybak set the current mold for this mockery of the black body in Minneapolis while then city council member Betsy Hodges played along with the game. When the city of Minneapolis Disparity Report was issued in October of 2010, there was no mention of “equity” by councilperson Hodges; there wasn’t even a peep about corrective action demanded by a report the city paid in excess of $500k for. But yet, all of a sudden, mayor Hodges and her glorious band of “band-aides”
The city and the mayor of “mayhem” (Minneapolis)
Tune in tonight - the phone lines will be open at (347) 426-3904.
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