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Dr Boyce Watkins: John Legend’s statement on prisons made him my hero


Podcast: Play in new window | Download I couldn’t help but to be impressed by John Legend’s remarkable statement on the mass incarceration epidemic in America.  Confronting the pressures of the system head-on, Legend spoke candidly about the number of black men who are being hammered by this system.  America incarcerates more of its citizens than any country in the ... Read More »

How does a wife confront a husband who’s been accused of rape?

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One of the questions someone may ask after seeing some of the scandals that have been witnessed in media is this: How does a wife react when her husband has been accused of something that is otherwise unthinkable? The latest deposit from Your Black World films is a creative exercise that goes into the dilemmas that husbands and wives face ... Read More »

6 Things Black Americans Invented That May Shock You

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by G. Brown Some of the inventions are common everyday items. Some were groundbreaking and life-saving. Here are 6 Things Black Americans Invented. 1-Potato Chips We can thank George Crum for this tasty little treat that’s ruined plenty of diets. The New York Chef was irritated by a customer complaining his potatoes were too thick and mushy. The Chef did ... Read More »

Dr Boyce & Nomalanga: Umar Johnson’s confrontation with a feminist

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dr Umar Johnson had a very interesting confrontation with a feminist in Kansas City.  Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses and I thought it would make for an interesting topic of discussion.  You can either watch the video or download the podcast. The topic is interesting mainly because African Americans are working to find their own alternatives ... Read More »

Dr Wilmer Leon: Rudy Giuliani and the Race to the Bottom


By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “I do not believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America…He doesn’t love you. And he doesn’t love me. He wasn’t brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up through love of this country.” Rudy Giuliani ... Read More »

Dr Boyce & Yvette: Will MSNBC Dump Al Sharpton after Obama is gone?


Podcast: Play in new window | Download It’s being reported from a few media outlets that Al Sharpton may get dropped by MSNBC. The Daily Beast is citing anonymous sources from within the company who claim that he may be moved to a weekend time slot. “In the longer term, these sources said, the Rev. Al Sharpton—a larger-than-life personality who ... Read More »

Nomalanga: Here’s what men say they want out of their relationships

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download What do men want out of their relationships? Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses, founder of HealthyBlackWoman.com, gives insights from a recent survey she did among men, asking them what they would change about their relationships if they could. The survey provides interesting insights that you may want to pay attention to, if you care about managing ... Read More »