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An Open Letter to Janay Rice From Dr. Boyce Watkins

An Open Letter to Janay Rice From Dr. Boyce Watkins   Dear Janay, I’ll admit that I have no idea what inspired me...

 
 

Union Severs Ties With United Negro College Fund Over Koch Money... A Principle Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

    Union Severs Ties With United Negro College Fund Over Koch Money...   A Principle Is a Terrible Thing to...

 

“PULLING THE COVERS OFF” THE CONSPIRACY TO HALT PRESIDENT OBAMA’S USE OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS

“PULLING THE COVERS OFF” THE CONSPIRACY TO HALT PRESIDENT OBAMA’S USE OF EXECUTIVE ORDERS  ...

 

We Must Work to Protect Unaccompanied Children

We Must Work to Protect Unaccompanied Children By:    Judith Bernstein-Baker   Thousands of...

 

5 Things We Know for Sure About Raising Great Kids

5 Things We Know for Sure About Raising Great Kids "Dr. Laura....I just want to give my kids a better start in life than I...

 

Powerful Photo Of Martin Luther King Jr. With His Hands Up Demands An End To Violence

Powerful Photo Of Martin Luther King Jr. With His Hands Up Demands An End To Violence The fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson,...

 

Tony Norman: NFL, NBA struggle to maintain decency

Tony Norman: NFL, NBA struggle to maintain decency September 9, 2014 12:00 AM   By Tony Norman / Pittsburgh...

 

Dr. Boyce: Thank You Eric Holder, You Brought Me to Tears

Dr. Boyce: Thank You Eric Holder, You Brought Me to Tears     by Dr. Boyce Watkins Today, my brain froze...

 

America used and Would use Weapons of Mass Destruction: With God on Its Side?

AMERICA USED AND WOULD USE WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION: With God on Its Side?  by Jack L. Daniel - PUM...

 

Freedom is Not Free

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE Oh freedom Oh freedom Oh freedom over me!  And before I’d be a slave I’ll be buried in...

 

Toward a Smarter Drug Policy by Benjamin Todd Jealous

Toward a Smarter Drug Policy   by Benjamin Todd Jealous, President and CEO, NAACP and Gil Kerlikowske, Director, ONDCP...

 

Rapper Chuck D is Right: Guns and Drugs Have Flooded the Black Community Since Reagan

Rapper Chuck D is Right: Guns and Drugs Have Flooded the Black Community Since Reagan   by Dr. Boyce Watkins The rapper Chuck D,...

 

What Does Barack Obama Owe the Black Community?

What Does Barack Obama Owe the Black Community? by Gregory D. Squires-professor of sociology and public policy and public administration...

 

Why I Won't Listen to Beyonce

Why I Won't Listen to Beyonce Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Today and again in two weeks all eyes will be on Beyonce Knowles as she performs...

 

150 Years Later, Time to 'Fix It'

150 Years Later, Time to 'Fix It' Amb. Andrew J. Young As we walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7th, 1965, we knew...

 

The Silver Lining of Mental Illness

The Silver Lining of Mental Illness BY...Mehmet Oz, M.D. When I attended the candlelight vigil memorializing the shooting victims...

 

Providing Opportunities to Those Who Need Them Most

Providing Opportunities to Those Who Need Them Most By Veronica Nolan, CEO Urban Alliance In the fall of 2008, a major donor to...

 

Min. Farrakhan to Obama: Come Speak to Parents of Dead Children in Chicago

Min. Farrakhan to Obama: Come Speak to Parents of Dead Children in Chicago by Dr. Boyce Watkins Minister Louis Farrakhan, in a...

 

Dating: Should We Ask Our Sexual Partners Their Credit Scores?

Dating: Should We Ask Our Sexual Partners Their Credit Scores? MAURICE GARLAND   Which are you more concerned about --...

 

How To Be An Urban Gun Owner

How To Be An Urban Gun Owner AARON MORRISON   Black city dwellers are armed, too. Here are 5 ways to pack heat...

 

President Obama on the Shooting in Connecticut: "The Right To Live Law" by Charles E. Campbell

President Obama on the Shooting in Connecticut: "The Right To Live Law" by Charles E. Campbell   12-13-12...

 

Adam Lanza’s Mother Taught Her Son How to Shoot…Then He Killed Her First

Adam Lanza’s Mother Taught Her Son How to Shoot…Then He Killed Her First   by Dr. Boyce Watkins  ...

 

I Am Adam Lanza's Mother

I Am Adam Lanza's Mother posted by  LIZA LONG  on  SAT, DEC 15, 2012  at  10:51 PM  ...

 

Scolding Oprah or Comforting Gayle? By Michelle Boasten

Scolding Oprah or Comforting Gayle? By Michelle Boasten   A coin has two sides, but it takes a head and a tail to...

 

Michael Moore Pens Open Letter To President Obama

Michael Moore Pens Open Letter To President Obama   Dear President Obama: Good luck on your journeys overseas this week, and...

 

Black Buying Power Expected to Reach $1.1 Trillion by 2015

Black Buying Power Expected to Reach $1.1 Trillion by 2015     by Dr. Boyce Watkins Black people have lots of...

 

The end of white affirmative action

The end of white affirmative action By Charles Postel   NOVEMBER 16, 2012      ...

 

Romney Blames Loss on Obama’s ‘Gifts’ to Minorities and Young Voters

Romney Blames Loss on Obama’s ‘Gifts’ to Minorities and Young Voters By  ASHLEY PARKER Saying that he...

 

Mr. President: We Had Your Back Last Night, So Now It’s Time to Have Ours

Mr. President: We Had Your Back Last Night, So Now It’s Time to Have Ours by Dr. Boyce Watkins The extraordinary...

 

Rep. Paul Ryan Blames Election Loss on ‘Urban’ Voters

Rep. Paul Ryan Blames Election Loss on ‘Urban’ Voters by Kulture Kritic    Mitt Romney’s vice presidential...

 

Why Trayvon Martin’s Murder Won’t Change Anything

Why Trayvon Martin’s Murder Won’t Change Anything   By Kulture Kritic Politicians of all stripes are a pretty cunning...

 

The Price of a Black President

OPINION The Price of a Black President Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos Young men joined the march from the Selma to Montgomery,...

 

Yvette Carnell: What Will be the Right Wing Response if Obama Wins Reelection?

Yvette Carnell: What Will be the Right Wing Response if Obama Wins Reelection?     by Yvette Carnell   In a...

 

Dr. Boyce: Rappers and B*tches and Hoes, Oh My!

Dr. Boyce: Rappers and B*tches and Hoes, Oh My!         by Dr. Boyce Watkins   One of my...

 

Tavis Smiley’s Open Letter to Challenge the Cancellation of His Show in Chicago

Tavis Smiley’s Open Letter to Challenge the Cancellation of His Show in Chicago       This letter was...

 

Black shooters serve as successors to Klan

Black shooters serve as successors to Klan October 16, 2012 12:03 am       By Tony Norman / Pittsburgh...

 

BET’s President Explains Why She Doesn’t Offer More Positive Programming by Dr. Boyce Watkins

BET’s President Explains Why She Doesn’t Offer More Positive Programming by Dr. Boyce Watkins October 19, 2012   by...

 

Harry Belafonte Calls Out Jay-Z and Beyonce for Selfishness

  Harry Belafonte Calls Out Jay-Z and Beyonce for Selfishness by Dr. Boyce Watkins, KultureKritic.com...

 

Understanding Racism & Retention: The Crisis in Black Male High School & College Drop-Out By Dr. Umar Johnson, Psy.D., NCSP, M.Ed.

Understanding Racism & Retention: The Crisis in Black Male High School & College Drop-Out By Dr. Umar Johnson, Psy.D., NCSP,...

 

Stop Gun Violence Now… But How?

  Stop Gun Violence Now… But How? JUL 20 Posted by  Joshua      ...

 

Why the Republican Party is a better fit for African Americans

Why the Republican Party is a better fit for African Americans     Today may have marked another turning...

 

Three Reasons the NAACP Shouldn’t Have Booed Romney

  Three Reasons the NAACP Shouldn’t Have Booed Romney BY  NADRA KAREEM NITTLE    The Republican...

 

ReMARCs: Big news for Obama Marc Morial

ReMARCs: Big news for Obama-National Urban League, President Marc Morial   The opening address at the National Urban...

 

Dr. Boyce: Romney’s Address of the NAACP May be Appealing to “Black Political Orphans”

  Dr. Boyce: Romney’s Address of the NAACP May be Appealing to “Black Political Orphans”  ...

 

Nomalanga: The Truth about Black Women

  Nomalanga: The Truth about Black Women   I was just watching Oprah, on OWN TV, talking about how her grandmother was...

 

Dr. Boyce: North Carolina’s Refusal to Compensate Sterilization Victims is Beyond Reprehensible

Dr. Boyce: North Carolina’s Refusal to Compensate Sterilization Victims is Beyond Reprehensible   by Dr. Boyce Watkins,...

 

Meet Brittany Trilford, teenage environmentalist

  Meet Brittany Trilford, teenage environmentalist By  Jamil Smith   -  ...

 

Urban noise has birds in a twitter

  Urban noise has birds in a twitter   YOU could call it the city slickers' accent of the bird world.  ...

 

Fans rallying to support Ann Curry with online petition as report claims she’s off ‘Today’ next week

Fans rallying to support Ann Curry with online petition as report claims she’s off ‘Today’ next week...

 

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