Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Black Student Refuses to Take Down His Confederate Flag

Black Man Refuses to Take Down His Confederate Flag

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. 

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Comcast Being Sued for Racial Discrimination Against Black Employees and Customers

Black employees say that Comcast treate their black customers and employees unfairly. 

Why are So Many Black Kids Being Arrested in School? Dr. Boyce Watkins and Dr. Christopher Emdin Discuss (Video)

Dr. Boyce:  Why are Schools Putting So Many Black Kids in Handcuffs?

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. 

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Why Would a Church Tell HIV Patients to Stop Taking Their Meds? (Video)

Why Would a Church Tell HIV Patients Not to Take Their Medication?

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:

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FAMU's Former Band Director Says He Warned University About Hazing Before Student's Death

FAMU's fired band director says that he warned the university for years about the dangers of hazing, but received no support. 

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Sad and Shocking: NYC Public Schools Arrests One Child Per Day, 93% are Black or Latino

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Why It's Hard for Black Leaders to Pay the Bills


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. 




Thursday, November 17, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Writer Asks Why Black People Forgive R. Kelly but Not Sandusky

R. Kelly is Forgiven, but Sandusky Isn't?

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Dr. Boyce: It's Time for Black Scholars to Get Off the Academic Plantation

Dr. Boyce Watkins discusses why black scholars must find a new paradigm for achievement and stop allowing their activities to be controlled by others. 

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Monday, November 7, 2011