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AKA says VH1’s Mona Scott is “Coonin for Cash”

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by Dr Boyce Watkins In this interview, I speak with Maria Lloyd, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. We talk about the new VH1 show, “Sorority Sisters,” which has already begun losing advertisers after experiencing so much community outrage and backlash. The question here is whether or not the show’s creator, Mona Scott, has engaged in the exploitation ... Read More »

Black scholar says toxic hip-hop is like feeding black kids cyanide for breakfast

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by Dr Boyce Watkins Dr Leah Gunning Francis is nothing to mess with.  She has a doctorate in Theology from Northwestern University and is now the Associate Dean for Contextual Education and Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis.  Not only is Dr Gunning-Francis an extraordinary scholar, she is also a fearless activist. As the ... Read More »

African-Americans Only Had “Three or Four Decades” of “Limited Freedom” in America, Says Scholar

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Professor Noam Chomsky doesn’t measure his words and he has no qualms about discussing what a racist society exists in the U.S. In an interview with GRITtv, the linguist, scholar and activist discusses the pervasiveness of racism in America. According to Chomsky, racism is so embedded in American policies and culture, unrest in Ferguson should not have surprised anyone. “This ... Read More »

How To Survive Crisis Or Change As A Family | Mia Redrick

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By Mia Redrick In March, my husband had a successful kidney transplant after being on dialysis for five long years. He is doing amazing and our family has learned the transformative power of change after spending the last five years responding to frequent change as a result of adjustments to schedules, vacations, medical considerations and activities that daddy could not attend ... Read More »

Despite Security Breaches, The U.S. Secret Service Is Still The ‘Standard Bearer’ | Byron A. Freeman

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By Colonel Byron A. Freeman, USA, Retired On September 19, 2014 there was another incident where the President of the United States was exposed to a breach of security. It is time to refocus on what U.S. Secret Service is doing right then a few lapses in judgment and execution.  Bar none, they are still considered the “standard bearers” for protective ... Read More »

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