Friday, January 6, 2012
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Friday, December 23, 2011
Monday, December 19, 2011
Yvette Carnell from Your Black World explains why Eric Holder shouldn't be playing the race card.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Sunday, December 11, 2011
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.
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.
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.
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?
Friday, December 2, 2011
Dr. Boyce: Should Vanessa Long Be Standing By Her Man or Should She Have Continued with the Divorce?
Does her decision to stand by her man make Vanessa Long a hero, a victim or both?
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Did Oprah Winfrey's show about Living on the Downlow play a role in the spread of HIV/AIDS in the black community?
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
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.
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:
Monday, November 28, 2011
Rush Limbaugh said that if Michelle Obama came in the room, he'd play "Baby Got Back." Whoa.
A black woman writes a letter of apology to black men.
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The death of FAMU band member Robert Champion is leading to calls for reform of HBCU bands.
Friday, November 25, 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.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011
Monday, November 7, 2011
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Monday, October 31, 2011
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Dr. Boyce Watkins advocates for sex education to be taught in all public schools.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Prof. Byron Price has a lot to say about the prison industrial complex and how to fix it.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Condoleeza Rice Details The "Race Problem" of Hurricane Katrina and What Went Down Behind the Scenes
Condoleeza Rice has a lot to say about what went down during Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Dr. Boyce: Why Would Pepper Spray Be Used on Middle School Kids? Understanding the School-to-Prison Pipeline
A school in Norfolk is under the spotlight after some middle school kids were pepper sprayed. Black Scholars Dr. Boyce Watkins and Dr. Byron Price discuss the issue.
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Friday, October 21, 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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For Information Contact:
Joy Farrington, Administrative Assistant to Ryan Mack
The Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment, Inc.
Optimum Launches the “Less Talk…More Action” Economic Empowerment Tour Sponsored by George Soros Open Society Institute
On October 27th, 2011 in direct response to economic hardships faced by the Black and Hispanic communities as a result of a lagging economy, The Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment (“OIEE”) will launch its economic empowerment tour entitled “Less Talk…More Action”. While going through as many as 13 cities with the possibility of adding more, Ryan Mack (President of OIEE, Author, and National Media Commentator) has galvanized a dynamic team of world renowned experts to create tangible solutions to multifaceted economic hardships that continue to plague minority communities.