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. 

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Wyclef Defends Charity After Being Accused of Squandering Millions

wyclef jean is being accused of mismanaging funds in his foundation

A lot of folks are asking Wyclef - where did all that money go? 

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Comcast Being Sued for Racial Discrimination Against Black Employees and Customers

Black employees say that Comcast treate their black customers and employees unfairly. 

Why are So Many Black Kids Being Arrested in School? Dr. Boyce Watkins and Dr. Christopher Emdin Discuss (Video)

Dr. Boyce:  Why are Schools Putting So Many Black Kids in Handcuffs?

Dr. Boyce Watkins and Professor Christopher Emdin respond to the report that one child per day is arrested in NYC public schools, with 93% of those kids being black or Latino.  The professors discuss the reasons behind the crisis and why kids are being criminalized in public schools all across America. 

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Former Philly Schools Superintendent Files Unemployment After Receiving Nearly $1 Million Buyout

philadelphia schools superintendent takes unemployment benefits after million dollar buyout

Arlene Ackerman is getting a lot of criticism. 

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Monday, November 28, 2011

Woman Says She Had a Long Affair with Herman Cain

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National Honor Society Student Murdered After Being Falsely Incarcerated

Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks on the death of David Clarke

David Clarke did not have to die. 

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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

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Ryan Mack Speaks on Cornel West, Tavis Smiley and the Less Talk, More Action Tour

Ryan Mack has a lot to say about Cornel West, Tavis Smiley and the Less Talk, More Action Tour. 

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Tyler Perry Writes Open Letter to the Penn State Sex Abuse Victim

tyler perry writes an open letter to the penn state victim

Tyler Perry seems to have a soft spot for the Penn State victim.  

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

HBCU Bands Under Increased Scrutiny After Hazing Death of Student

HBCU bands under the microscope after the death of FAMU student

The death of FAMU band member Robert Champion is leading to calls for reform of HBCU bands. 

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Why I'm Happy for Cornel West

boyce watkins talks about cornel west and black scholarship

Dr. Boyce Watkins discusses the work of fellow black scholar Cornel West among other issues. 

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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. 

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Mother Outraged After 7, 8 Yr Old Kids Arrested, Jailed After School Bus Fight

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Red Sox Manager Abused Numerous Poor Black Boys During Cover-Up

former red sox manager molested several black boys

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