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Dr Boyce Watkins: Bill Cosby had it all, then threw his legacy off a cliff

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by Dr Boyce Watkins A reporter asked me a few questions about Bill Cosby and his legacy.  Here’s the transcript of our online conversation: 1. Before all of these allegations surfaced, what did Bill Cosby mean to the black community? Before the scandal, Cosby meant everything to black people. He was the last bastion of decency in television and a ...

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Radiation experiments left black children with holes in their heads

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by Dr Boyce Watkins There are many untold stories about the atrocities of Jim Crow and it’s effects on the black community.  One of those stories is this one.  A filmmaker decided to venture into the past of his friend, whom he says one day began “sobbing uncontrollably.”  The clip appears to be a trailer for a film called “Hole in ...

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Daddy-Daughter Discussion: Ladies, you must teach men how to treat you

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In this episode of Daddy-Daughter Discussions, Dr Boyce Watkins speaks with his daughter Patrice about the things that women should look for in men before she chooses to sleep with them.  Take a look and tell us what you think.    

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Dr Boyce Watkins: 27 ways black people are brainwashed from birth

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by Dr Boyce Watkins I remember when I first heard Malcolm X ask, “Who taught you to hate yourself?” Of course we know the answer to this question, but many of us are afraid to say it. Even mentioning the ways that white-dominated institutions shape our thinking can lead to punishment, ostracism, unemployment, incarceration and even death. The deepest part ...

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Dr Samori Swygert: America chooses “gun control” over “hate control”

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By Samori Swygert This is the house that hate built. The nation will continue to ignore that there is a race problem.  We’d rather redirect our focus on “gun control” and not “hate control.”  We routinely and conveniently find a way to discuss “mental illness.” Time and time again, we see the targeting of African-Americans, Hispanics, and Muslims.  Heavy policing, ...

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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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Two black women do an amazing tribute to Charleston Shooting Victims

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Madam Prezident and Derrickaaa do this amazing tribute to the victims of the shooting which occurred in Charleston, South Carolina. It is touching and powerful and we are grateful that these two young women have loaned their talents to help the nation grieve for those who’ve been impacted by this horrible tragedy.

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