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Dr. Boyce and Roland Martin Discuss Poverty, Race and the State of the Union

 

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Yvette Carnell: Justice Clarence Thomas Doesn’t Care If Your Attorney Runs Out on You

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Dr. Boyce & Yvette: What if Newt Gingrich Were a Black Man?

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Pres. Obama Sings Al Green for Black Audience

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Dr. Boyce: Why Michelle Would Have Made an Even Better First Black President

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Arianna Huffington says Michelle Obama Doesn’t Understand Poverty

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Dr. Boyce: Why We Might Want to Listen to Tavis and Cornel on Poverty

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Yvette Carnell: What Would the First Lady Want for Her 48th Birthday?

Julianne Malveaux: What’s the State of “The Dream?”

 

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Michelle Obama Tired of Being Labeled an “Angry Black Woman”

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Racist? Image of Michelle Obama Based on Marie Antoinette

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Dr. Boyce: MSNBC Suspends Pat Buchanan – That’s the Least They Can Do

 

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New Book Reveals that Mrs. Obama Was Frustrated with President Obama’s Team

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Yvette Carnell: What ‘Cain’s Solutions Revolution’ Tells Us About Herman Cain

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Dr. Boyce: Unemployment Data Improves, but Keeps Getting Worse for Black People

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Black unemployment continues to worsen, even as America cheers for the latest economic data. 

Newt Gingrich Plans to Tell Black People to Stop Asking for Welfare Checks

Newt Gingrich plans to tell the NAACP that black people should ask for paychecks instead of welfare checks.

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Yvette Carnell: President Obama Says He Kept His Campaign Promises – I Disagree

 

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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. 

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. 

President Obama’s Approval Rating Shoots Up in Latest Poll

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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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The Media Ruins the Christmas Surprise for Sasha and Malia

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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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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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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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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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Sasha and Malia are NOT Allowed to Use Facebook

The Obamas aren’t going to allow Sasha and Malia to use Facebook.

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Beautiful: The Obama Release their Family Photo

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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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Malcolm X’s Daughter Arrested for Failing to Repay Restitution

Malcolm X’s daughter Malikah is in serious trouble for an incident related to the woman she robbed a few months ago.  

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Tea Party Portrays President Obama as a Mixed-Race Skunk on Racist Website

 

President Obama is being portrayed as a “half-white, half black and stinky” skunk in a racist new website by the Tea Party 

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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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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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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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Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

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Raynard Jackson: Cain Was Not Able

Raynard Jackson, a Republican, believes that Herman Cain was simply not up to the test. 

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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. 

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

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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. 

Shocking: Black Unemployment Rises in Every Category, While White Unemployment Drops for All Demographics

Black unemployment keeps rising, while white unemployment goes down in every single category. 

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Dr. Boyce: Eddie Long, Herman Cain and Powerful Black Men in the Pulpit

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Herman Cain, Eddie Long and other southern black men in the pulpit give us reason to reconsider how African Americans perceive money, power and entitlement. 

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Dr. Boyce: Should Vanessa Long Be Standing By Her Man or Should She Have Continued with the Divorce?

does it make sense for Vanessa Long to stay married to Bishop Eddie Long?

Does her decision to stand by her man make Vanessa Long a hero, a victim or both? 

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The Media Believes that the Herman Cain Campaign is Effectively Dead

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Dr. Boyce: Did Oprah Play a Role in the Spread of HIV/AIDS in the Black Community?

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How has AIDS affected the black community and did Oprah’s demonization of gay men play a role? 

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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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Woman Says She Had a Long Affair with Herman Cain

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What Would Malcolm X Say about the State of Black Athletes 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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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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Dr. Boyce: Fighting the Battle Against Black Male Underachievement in Your Own Family

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President Obama is No Longer the Underdog for the Next Election

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Dr. Boyce: Re-Defining the Word “Black” in “Black Friday” – Time to Support OUR Businesses

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Why It’s Hard for Black Leaders to Pay the Bills

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In this interview, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Ryan Mack, the head of the Optimum Institute and Less Talk, More Action Empowerment Tour.  They discuss the difficulties of paying bills when doing community service, and Ryan even speaks candidly about why he believes he was banned from the Circle of Sisters event in New York City. 

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The Less Talk, More Action Tour Wants to Partner with Your Organization

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Yvette Carnell: Herman Cain is No Booker T. Washington

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Amazing Video of Barack Obama in 1991 Doing a “Black History Minute” Segment

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President Obama Returns Home from Asia, Still Getting Criticism from the Republicans

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Ryan Mack: Russell Simmons Can Occupy Wall Street, But He Should Leave His Rush Card at Home

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Dr. Wilmer Leon: Herman Cain Has a Serious Problem

wilmer leon says that herman cain has a problem

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

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

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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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Herman Cain Accuser Says Gloria Cain “Doesn’t Know Her Man”

Dr. Boyce: It’s Time for Black Scholars to Get Off the Academic Plantation

Dr. Boyce Watkins discusses why black scholars must find a new paradigm for achievement and stop allowing their activities to be controlled by others. 

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Dr. Boyce: White House African American Policy Conference – Hype or Substance?

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Black Scholars Disappointed with Black in America 4

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Shooting Takes Place Outside of Geoffrey Canada’s School

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Dr. Boyce Video: Why Jesse and Al Should NOT Defend Herman Cain

Why Jesse and Al Should Never Defend Herman Cain - Your Black World TV on blip.tv

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Dr. Boyce: Why Black People Have Yet to be Free

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Hilarious Herman Cain Spoof Starring Mike Tyson