Friday, December 30, 2011
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Yvette Carnell explains why Stanley Crouch's approach to the soul food issue is sad and just a wee bit igorant.
Erica Crump, the author of "Miscellaneous Blues," describes how she pursued her dream of writing.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Monday, December 26, 2011
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Friday, December 23, 2011
Brent Bozell of Fox News felt the need to compare Pres. Obama to a "Skinny Ghetto Crackhead." Wow.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
A new study says that black men don't benefit from having mentors in the same way that whites do.
Robert Champion, the FAMU student who was killed in a homicide, was in terrible shape after the beating that killed him.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Cassie Wright, head of the College Republicans at The University of Texas seems to think that being black means that you snort crack.
Monday, December 19, 2011
The 2010 - 2011 Mrs. Botswana, Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses, writes about the exclusion of black women from the lists of finalists and judges at the 2011 Mrs. University pageant.
Yvette Carnell from Your Black World explains why Eric Holder shouldn't be playing the race card.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
After the hazing death of Robert Champion at Florida A&M University, the governor of the state of Florida is getting some backlash from students.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Florida A&M's Band is under investigation for alleged fraud. After that student was killed during the hazing incident last week, the situation just keeps getting deeper.
Black women, like writer Kirsten West-Savali, say that African Americans should walk away from the new Steve Harvey film, "Think Like a Man." What do you think?
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Monday, December 12, 2011
Dr. Boyce: Tea Partiers, Skunks and a Mixed-Race President - Were they Over the Line in their Insults?
Dr. Boyce Watkins and Yvette Carnell discuss the recent portrayal of President Obama as a skunk (half black, half white and stinky).
When you think about the crazy antics of Martin Lawrence, Katt Williams, Dave Chappelle and others, you have to ask: Does Hollywood make black men go crazy? Dr. Boyce Watkins and Yvette Carnell try to answer this question.
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Wow, who would have thought that the first president with the middle name "Leroy" would actually be a white guy?
Saturday, December 10, 2011
You ever wonder where the concept of the video vixen comes from? This video about Sara Bartman, the original video vixen, reminds us of the tradition of objectifying black women and their bodies.
Dr. Wilmer Leon from Howard University has some interesting words for President Barack Obama.
Kirsten West Savali from Your Black World debates with Jesse Lee Peterson about the legacy of Margaret Sanger and abortion.
Is Obama a True Liberal On Reproductive Rights? Also, Should Men Have Any Say in the Process Whatsoever?
Yvette Carnell and Dr. Boyce Watkins discuss President Obama's recent decision not to support the sale of the Plan B pill over the counter to women under the age of 17. They also allow Yvette Carnell to respond to the recent article by Deborrah Cooper, who says that men should have no say in the reproductive process after conception.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
For some reason, people are saying Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to perform at Carnegie Hall. That's just not true.
Yvette carnell from Your Black World tells us why.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Donald Trump seems to believe that black people have no role models. Just a reminder of how intelligent he is.
Monday, December 5, 2011
Dr. Jennifer Caudle: What Does the Howard University HIV/AIDS Incident Say about Our Fight Against STDs?
The case of William Brawner, the HIV positive student at Howard University, sent shock waves through the black community. He knew he had HIV, but kept having unprotected sex. What do incidents like this one mean for the black community? Dr. Jennifer Caudle helps break it down.
Dr. Boyce Watkins and relationship therapist George James discuss the concept of the "Financial abortion."
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Emanyea Lockett is in serious trouble for finding his teacher attractive. But does he deserve to be suspended and given a two day suspension?