Black Politics

Dr Boyce Watkins speaks with Michael Imhotep on Empowerment radio

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ONIGHT: Listen to The Michael Imhotep Show, Tues. June, 23rd, 10pm-12midnight EST with host Michael Imhotep of The African History Network.  CALL IN WITH Questions/Comments at 1-888-669-2281.  Our guest will be Dr. Boyce Watkins of Your Black World.  We’ll discuss some hot news stories. POST YOUR COMMENTS.  WE MAY READ THEM ON AIR.  Listen online here or by downloading the “TuneIn ...

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President Obama uses the n-word


President Barack Obama is now speaking publicly about the state of race relations in America. In a recent appearance on WTF with Marc Maron, the president used a tough and forbidden term in order to make his point. First, the president started by describing his own experience in race relations and strongly believes that race relations have improved a great ...

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Reporter tries to Jam Marilyn Mosby: She goes Michelle Obama on her

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In the interview below, Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby is being charged by a reporter who is asking her questions that might cause her an ethical conflict.  We love the way she handled the question, powerful.   If you can’t see the video below (it should populate in about two seconds), you can watch it at this link.    ...

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Antonio Moore: The failure of the race to erase racism; from Harvard to Baltimore and Beyond


Freddie Gray; courtesy of the Baltimore Police Department Race in America has a deep, and dark history. Over the last year we have seen several attacks on the concept of race by those that appear to be uninformed on the systems designed purpose. These criticisms show a clear failure by our nation in educating its own population on our country’s ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: Browder suicide shows effects of prison torture


Podcast: Play in new window | Download by Dr Boyce Watkins In this short video commentary, I discuss the death of Kalief Browder.  Browder was forced to spend three years in Rikers Island for a crime he did not commit.  Because he didn’t confess to the false accusation, he was forced to endure some of the worst torture imaginable, which ...

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Yvette Carnell: Texas incident shows they see us as animals

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this video, I speak with Yvette Carnell from and Benjamin Dixon from about Eric Casebolt, the officer seen in the video shown beating, cursing and pulling his gun out on black youth in Texas. The conversation is a compelling one, and Yvette Carnell breaks things down eloquently by explaining that ...

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