Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Mrs. Botswana Hears Back after Speaking Out Against Discrimination at the Mrs. World Pageant

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 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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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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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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Chime Edwards: Black Women's Hair Can Get Serious Damage If you're Not Careful

Chime Edwards talks about the damage that can be done to black women's hair if you're not careful. 

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Eric Holder Says He and Obama Being African American Influences the Right Wing Attacks

Eric Holder says that Republicans have a race problem with he and President Obama. 

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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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Question: Should Black Women Walk Away from "Think Like a Man" The Movie?

Black women, like writer Kirsten West-Savali, say that African Americans should walk away from the new Steve Harvey film, "Think Like a Man."  What do you think?  

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Reports Says that Al Sharpton is Swimming in Debt. Is it Serious?

The New York Post has a lot to say about Sharpton's debt.  Is this a personal vendetta? 

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

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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?

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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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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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Should Men Have the Right to Opt out of Raising a Child if the Mother Gives Him No Choice about Having It?

Deborrah Cooper takes issue with the article written by Yvette Carnell of Your Black World.   Both women have opposing views on the concept of Financial abortions and whether men should have the same rights to opt out of child birth as women. 

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Dr. Boyce Watkins: It's Time For Black People to Own Our Own "Stuff"

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Lawrence Watkins and Tre Baker from Ujamaa Deals are paving the way for a new paradigm of black economic thought. 

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

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

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Newt Gingrich Believes that Poor Children Don't Know How to Work

 

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Thursday, December 1, 2011

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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Bank Tries to Evict 103-Yr Old Woman, But Movers and Deputies Refuse to Put Her Out

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People took a stand for this elderly woman in Atlanta who was about to lose her home. 

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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:

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