Friday, December 30, 2011

Dr. Boyce: Couple Who Died Fighting for Civil Rights Deserves to be Honored

december28.pic6 .article Husband and Wife Died on Christmas Fighting for Civil Rights:  They Deserve to be Honored

Harry and Henriette Moore were the first couple to die in the struggle for Civil Rights. 

Soledad O'Brien Gets a New Show on CNN

soledad Soledad OBrien Gets a New Morning Show on CNN

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. 

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Natural Hair Becoming Very Popular Among African American Women

Chime Edwards and other natural hair experts are leading the charge for the increasing number of black women going natural. 

Friday, December 23, 2011

Fox News Calls Pres. Obama "a Skinny Ghetto Crackhead"

Brent Bozell of Fox News felt the need to compare Pres. Obama to a "Skinny Ghetto Crackhead."  Wow. 

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Dr. Boyce: What I'd Like to Get Black People for Christmas


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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

NFL Player Gives Entire Salary to Sends Kids to College

NFL Superstar Braylon Edwards wants kids to be educated.  He's putting his money where his mouth is.


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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

Mrs. Botswana Speaks Out about Black Women Being Left out of the 2011 Mrs. Universe Pageant

The 2010 - 2011 Mrs. Botswana, Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses, writes about the exclusion of black women from the lists of finalists and judges at the 2011 Mrs. University pageant. 

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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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Dr. Julianne Malveaux: Robert Champion is a Drum Major for Change

by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President – Bennett College for Women

Most parents of college students look forward to December, when their students come home for the holidays.  Some are so excited to see their offspring home that they actually come to their colleges to pick them up.  Others prepare special treats and goodies as an antidote to the oft complained about cafeteria food.

Obama Family Vacation is the Most Expensive in History

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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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FAMU Students Protest Governor's Mansion Over Recommended Suspension of Their President

After the hazing death of Robert Champion at Florida A&M University, the governor of the state of Florida is getting some backlash from students. 

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Beautiful: The Obama Release their Family Photo

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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. 

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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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Does Hollywood Drive Black Men Crazy?

Does hollywood cause black men to go crazy?

When you think about the crazy antics of Martin Lawrence, Katt Williams, Dave Chappelle and others, you have to ask:  Does Hollywood make black men go crazy?  Dr. Boyce Watkins and Yvette Carnell try to answer this question. 


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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.


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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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Kirsten West Savali and Jesse Lee Peterson Debate Abortion, Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood

kirsten west-savali debates with Jesse Lee Peterson about Margaret Sanger

Kirsten West Savali from Your Black World debates with Jesse Lee Peterson about the legacy of Margaret Sanger and abortion. 

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. 

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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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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. 

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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Al Duncan: Should Michael Eric Dyson Be Teaching a Class on Jay-Z?

Al Duncan asks whether Michael Eric Dyson Shoudl be offering a class on Jay-Z.

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

Mother Sent to Jail Because Her Son is Obese

Should this mother be arrested because her son is 555 pounds at the age of 14? 

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?

Dr. Jennifer Caudle: What We Can Learn from the Howard University HIV/AIDS Incident jennifer caudle 11 200x300 picture

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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