Friday, December 30, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Couple Who Died Fighting for Civil Rights Deserves to be Honored

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Harry and Henriette Moore were the first couple to die in the struggle for Civil Rights. 

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Mrs. Botswana Hears Back after Speaking Out Against Discrimination at the Mrs. World Pageant

 Dr. Boyce:  Mrs. World Pageant Responds to Allegations of Racial Discrimination

 Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses gets a response after she accused the Mrs. World Pageant of discriminating against black women. 

Yvette Carnell: The Blackest TV Ads of 2011

Yvette Carnell lays out the race to the bottom as she counts down the blackest television ads of 2011. 

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Monday, December 26, 2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Dr. Boyce - New Study Shows that Black Men Don't Benefit from Mentorship in the Same Way as Whites

A new study says that black men don't benefit from having mentors in the same way that whites do.


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FAMU student who was killed Had Major Bleeding in Back and Shoulder

Robert Champion, the FAMU student who was killed in a homicide, was in terrible shape after the beating that killed him. 

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

NFL Player Gives Entire Salary to Sends Kids to College

NFL Superstar Braylon Edwards wants kids to be educated.  He's putting his money where his mouth is.


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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Dr. Boyce: How the Obama Presidency Has Transformed Black Political Thinking

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Yvette Carnell: JC Watts' Endorsement of Newt Gingrich is Horrible Political Calculus

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Yvette Carnell from Your Black World does an interesting breakdown of the political shenanigans of Black Republican JC Watts. 

Dr. Boyce: President of Republican Group Says "Black President Snorts Crack" on Twitter

Cassie Wright, head of the College Republicans at The University of Texas seems to think that being black means that you snort crack. 

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Monday, December 19, 2011

Mrs. Botswana Speaks Out about Black Women Being Left out of the 2011 Mrs. Universe Pageant

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. 

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Yvette Carnell: Why Eric Holder Shouldn't Be Playing the Race Card

Yvette Carnell from Your Black World explains why Eric Holder shouldn't be playing the race card.


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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011

FAMU Band Member's Death Ruled to be a Homicide

The death of FAMU band member Robert Champion is getting more interesting.  Now that the case has been ruled a homicide, someone could be going to prison. 

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FAMU Students Protest Governor's Mansion Over Recommended Suspension of Their President

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. 

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

How to Deal with Your Child's Teacher Without Being Confrontational

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Miranda Kincaid speaks with Dr. Boyce Watkins about how to have a successful relationship with your child's teacher. 

Nida Khan: What If Newt Gingrich Were a Black Man?

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Nida Khan asks whether America would respond to Newt Gingrich in the same way if he were a black man....what do you think? 

Dr. Boyce: Why All Poor Black Kids are Stupid

Dr. Boyce Watkins takes issue with the column "If I were a Poor Black Kid" written by Gene Marks at Forbes Magazine. 

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

FAMU Marching Band Being Accused of Fraud During Hazing Investigations

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. 

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Question: Should Black Women Walk Away from "Think Like a Man" The Movie?

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?  

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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).  

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Does Hollywood Drive Black Men Crazy?

Does hollywood cause black men to go crazy?

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. 


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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Chime Edwards: My Journey Toward Natural Hair


Chime Edwards from Your Black World describes her journey toward natural hair.

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Dr. Boyce: Did You Know that Newt Gingrich's Middle Name is "Leroy?" No Kidding

Newt Gingrich's middle name is Leroy

Wow, who would have thought that the first president with the middle name "Leroy" would actually be a white guy? 

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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Sara Bartman: The Original Video Vixen - How We Learned to Objectify Black Women

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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.

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An Open Letter to President Obama from a Political Scientist, Not a Political Operative

Dr. Wilmer Leon from Howard University has some interesting words for President Barack Obama.


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Kirsten West Savali and Jesse Lee Peterson Debate Abortion, Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood

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Kirsten West Savali from Your Black World debates with Jesse Lee Peterson about the legacy of Margaret Sanger and abortion. 

Staying Cheerful During the Holidays, Even If You are Unemployed


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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. 

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Compton Girl Becomes Youngest Black Woman to Fly Solo Across the United States

Kimberly Anyadike becomes the youngest black female to fly solo across the United States. 

Yvette Carnell: Should Fathers Be Allowed to Opt Out of Child Support?

Yvette Carnell asks whether men should have more reproductive rights. 

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Al Duncan: Should Michael Eric Dyson Be Teaching a Class on Jay-Z?

Al Duncan asks whether Michael Eric Dyson Shoudl be offering a class on Jay-Z.

Ryan Mack: A Poor Man's Appeal to Black Corporate America

Ryan Mack argues that black people should do more for the homeless and impoverished. 

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Donald Trump Says that Black People Have No Role Models

Your Black News: Sharpton Invites The Donald To The Hood To Prove Poor People Have Role Models

Donald Trump seems to believe that black people have no role models.  Just a reminder of how intelligent he is. 

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Monday, December 5, 2011

Dr. Jennifer Caudle: What Does the Howard University HIV/AIDS Incident Say about Our Fight Against STDs?

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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. 

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Dr. Julianne Malveaux Speaks on the Consequences of Bullying Among Our Children

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If a Woman Has the Right to Choose to Have a Child, Can the Man Choose Not to Pay?

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Dr. Boyce Watkins and relationship therapist George James discuss the concept of the "Financial abortion." 

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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Dr. Boyce Watkins: It's Time For Black People to Own Our Own "Stuff"

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Lawrence Watkins and Tre Baker from Ujamaa Deals are paving the way for a new paradigm of black economic thought. 

9-Yr Old Boy Accused of Sexual Harassment for Calling His Teacher "Cute"

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Emanyea Lockett is in serious trouble for finding his teacher attractive.  But does he deserve to be suspended and given a two day suspension? 

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