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. 

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Yvette Carnell: Why Stanley Crouch is Wrong about Black People and Soul Food

Yvette Carnell explains why Stanley Crouch's approach to the soul food issue is sad and just a wee bit igorant.

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Could FAMU End Up Losing It's Accreditation?

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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

Woman Who Sent Fake WMDs and Anti-Semitic Monkey to Politician is Shot Dead by Police

Jameela Barnette seemed to be very upset with the Jewish community when she died. 

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To All Black Leaders: Why You Need a Leadership Coach

If you are a black leader on any level, you probably need a leadership coach. 

Dr. Julianne Malveaux Applauds President Obama for His Recent Victory

Dr. Julianne Malveaux is giving President Obama credit for a job well done. 

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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Sources Say Michelle Obama Wanted the $4 Million Hawaiian Vacation; Barack Wanted Something Local

It seems that Michelle and Barack are not in agreement about how to spend their family vacation. 

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Matt Damon: "A President with some balls would have been better"

Matt Damon seems to think that President Obama has no balls. 

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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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Cartoon Character Depicted as Being Lynched in a Middle School Newsletter

Republican Congressman Says that Michelle Obama "Has a Large Posterior"

Jim Sensenbrenner has been scoping out Michelle Obama's backside.

Mitt Romney Says He Would Deport Pres. Obama's Uncle

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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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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

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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Obama Family Vacation is the Most Expensive in History

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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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Beautiful: The Obama Release their Family Photo

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

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

miranda kincaid explains how you can relate to your child's teacher

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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Mother Charged with Indecency for Breastfeeding Her Baby

Simone dos Santos has been charged as a criminal for doing something that every mother might want to do.....breastfeeding her child. 

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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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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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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Player Told to Cut Off His Dreadlocks or Else

Jose Reyes must chop em off or lose his $106 million dollar contract.

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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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Basketball Team Suspended for Chanting the N-Word Before Every Game

Tyra Batts was suspended from her basketball team for speaking out against the team's tradition of yelling the "n-word" before every game.  Now, the entire team has been suspended. 

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Staying Cheerful During the Holidays, Even If You are Unemployed


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Friday, December 9, 2011

Principal Resigns After Suspending Boy for Saying His Teacher Was "Cute"

Principal Forced Into Retirement Over Student's Suspension For "Cute" Remark

The little boy got his justice.  You should not be suspended for saying that you think your teacher's cute.


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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Woman Writes Open Letter of Apology to President Obama for Not Supporting His Healthcare Plan

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Why Don't Barbie Dolls Have Natural Hair? A Woman Seeks to Answer This Question with Her Product


Do you ever wonder why none of the Barbie Dolls really look like "us?"  A woman seeks to answer this question with a new and exciting product. 

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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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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

NAACP Takes Voter ID Racism Issue to the United Nations

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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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Herman Cain Expected to Endorse Newt Gingrich

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After his decline, Herman Cain is expected to give his backing to Newt Gingrich. 

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

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