Friday, January 6, 2012

Dr. Boyce: Unemployment Data Improves, but Keeps Getting Worse for Black People

black unemployment got worse last month

Black unemployment continues to worsen, even as America cheers for the latest economic data. 

Monday, December 19, 2011

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.

 

Click to read

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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

what if newt gingrich were a black man?

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

Sunday, December 11, 2011

The Right Wing Stalkers of Sasha and Malia Obama

Sasha and Malia Obama apparently have a slew of haters who follow their every move.

 

Click to read

Saturday, December 10, 2011

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

sara bartman is the original video vixen

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.

Click to read More on YourBlackWoman.com

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.

 

Click to read

Is Obama a True Liberal On Reproductive Rights? Also, Should Men Have Any Say in the Process Whatsoever?

yvette_and_boyce

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. 

Click to read

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. 

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. 

Click to read

Sunday, December 4, 2011

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

9 yr old

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

Click to read

Friday, December 2, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Should Vanessa Long Be Standing By Her Man or Should She Have Continued with the Divorce?

does it make sense for Vanessa Long to stay married to Bishop Eddie Long?

Does her decision to stand by her man make Vanessa Long a hero, a victim or both? 

Click to read

 

 

Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Media Believes that the Herman Cain Campaign is Effectively Dead

Click to read

Dr. Boyce: How Oprah Helped to Fuel the HIV Epidemic in Black America

did oprah winfrey help to fuel the hiv epidemic in black america

Did Oprah Winfrey's show about Living on the Downlow play a role in the spread of HIV/AIDS in the black community? 

Click to read

 

 

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. 

Click to read

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:

click to read

Monday, November 28, 2011

Rush Limbaugh said that if Michelle Obama came in the room, he'd play "Baby Got Back"

Limbaugh Rides To Bachmann’s Defense: “I’d Greet First Lady With ‘Baby Got Back’

Rush Limbaugh said that if Michelle Obama came in the room, he'd play "Baby Got Back."  Whoa. 

click to read

What Would Malcolm X Say about the State of Black Athletes in America?

what would malcolm x say about the state of the black male athlete in America

click to read

Woman Writes An Open Letter of Apology to the Black Man

Nojma Muhammad: An Open Letter of Apology To Black Men In Hopes of Reconciliation

A black woman writes a letter of apology to black men. 

click to read

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Cornel West Ditches Princeton University to Return to His Roots

Noted black scholar Cornel West has suddenly decided to leave Princeton for New York City. 

click to read 

 

7 and 8 Year Olds Handcuffed, Jailed After Fight on a School Bus

WESTERVILLE_COMPLAINT_BLV_04-280x165

click to read

 

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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. 

click to read

 

 

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Friday, November 11, 2011

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Yet Another Woman Comes Out to Accuse Herman Cain of Sexual Harassment

Looks like ol Herman Cain has some serious explaining to do.

click to read

 

 

 

Congressman Compares the NCAA to the Mafia

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Ann Coulter: "Our Blacks are Better Than Their Blacks"

Your Black World reports

Ann Coulter has joined the chorus of conservatives standing up for presidential candidateHerman Cain.  Cain has been accused of sexually harassing multiple women in the 1990s, and the revelation threatens to derail his entire campaign.

Condoleezza Rice: Dick Cheney Said "We're All Going to Die"

condoleezza Rice says that cheney said they were all going to die

click to read

Dr. Boyce: So, Herman Cain Thinks This is Another High Tech Lynching? Gimme a Damn Break

click to read

Monday, October 31, 2011

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Ballin Out of Control.....African Prince Has $2 million Maserati and Private Jet Seized by the Feds

Prof. Byron Price has a lot to say about the prison industrial complex and how to fix it. 

click to read 

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Condoleeza Rice Details The "Race Problem" of Hurricane Katrina and What Went Down Behind the Scenes

condoleeza rice details the "race problem" of hurricane katrina

Condoleeza Rice has a lot to say about what went down during Hurricane Katrina.

click to read

Monday, October 24, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Why Would Pepper Spray Be Used on Middle School Kids? Understanding the School-to-Prison Pipeline

byron price and dr boyce watkins discuss the pepper spray incident in norfolk

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. 

click to read

 

 

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Friday, October 21, 2011

Cornel West Gets Arrested Again

cornel west gets arrested again in new york

It looks like Cornel West is on a mission.  

click to read

 

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Optimum Launches the "Less Talk, More Action Empowerment Tour"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

*** Please Post and Publicize ***

 

For Information Contact:

Joy Farrington, Administrative Assistant to Ryan Mack

The Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment, Inc.

305-989-0848

info@optimuminsitute.org 

 

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.   

 

CLICK TO READ MORE

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Herman Cain Says the Liberals Killed Jesus

What The Hayell?!: Herman Cain Accuses 'Liberal Court' of Killing Jesus

Herman Cain is back in the news again with yet another interesting and controversial statement.  Is he truly presidential material?