A student says that the confederate flag is a symbol of southern pride and not racism. Officials have asked him to take it down, but he refuses. Is he crazy or a visionary? You bge the judge.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Why are So Many Black Kids Being Arrested in School? Dr. Boyce Watkins and Dr. Christopher Emdin Discuss (Video)
Dr. Boyce Watkins and Professor Christopher Emdin respond to the report that one child per day is arrested in NYC public schools, with 93% of those kids being black or Latino. The professors discuss the reasons behind the crisis and why kids are being criminalized in public schools all across America.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
In this video, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Dr. Christopher House. The conversation centers around a church that told members of its congregation to stop taking their HIV medication. As a result, six people have died. The video is below:
FAMU's fired band director says that he warned the university for years about the dangers of hazing, but received no support.
Monday, November 28, 2011
Ryan Mack has a lot to say about Cornel West, Tavis Smiley and the Less Talk, More Action Tour.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Friday, November 25, 2011
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
In this interview, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Ryan Mack, the head of the Optimum Institute and Less Talk, More Action Empowerment Tour. They discuss the difficulties of paying bills when doing community service, and Ryan even speaks candidly about why he believes he was banned from the Circle of Sisters event in New York City.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Noted black scholar Cornel West has suddenly decided to leave Princeton for New York City.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Dr. Boyce Watkins discusses why black scholars must find a new paradigm for achievement and stop allowing their activities to be controlled by others.