African American Leadership Forum

Posts by jahassan

THE AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERSHIP FORUM...

The African American Leadership Forum (AALF) mourns the passing of one of its original founders and members, Dr. Joseph White.  Dr. Joe, as he was affectionately known, passed away November 21, 2017, at the age of 84. Known as the Father of Black Psychology, Dr. Joe received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Michigan State […]

AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERSHIP FORUM QUE...

Over 18 months ago, AALF’s executive director met with Sarah Caruso, the CEO of the Greater Twin Cities United Way (United Way), to discuss the “poor” reputation that the United Way had among many leaders in the African American community, who do not consider the United Way to be a friend of the community, and […]

AALF Denounces Yet Another Police Mur...

On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, yet another African American man, Philando Castile, age 32, was shot by a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, after having been stopped for a broken headlight.   Castile, who was carrying a licensed gun, was shot inside of his car, in the presence of his companion and their 4 year old […]

“Is Minnesota House Republican Leader...

“Is Minnesota House Republican Leadership Racist” Now that we have your attention, this question must be asked, because African Americans in Minnesota experience the worst economic inequalities in the entire country, yet House Republican Leadership refuse to allocate any portion of the $900 million state budget surplus to address the needs of African Americans, and […]