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Northeastern University suspends palestinian justice student group

Northeastern University suspends palestinian justice student group

The Northeastern University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine has become the latest student group to face reprimand for organizing around the Palestinian cause. Northeastern has suspended the group until 2015, barring it from meeting on campus and stripping it of any university funding. The move comes just weeks after student activists distributed mock […]

Dr Boyce & Wilmer Leon: Have White men with guns become the new terrorists?

Dr Boyce & Wilmer Leon: Have White men with guns become the new terrorists?

In this video, Dr. Wilmer Leon explains the article he wrote explaining the historical context behind white men with guns being terrorists to the African American community.  The arguments seem to be a stretch at first, but once this scholar breaks it down using history, it all starts to make sense. If you want to […]

10 Things You May Not Know about the Amazing Angela Davis

10 Things You May Not Know about the Amazing Angela Davis

Angela Davis Angela Davis was born on January 26, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama. Davis is best known as a radical African-American educator and activist for civil rights and other social issues. She knew about racial prejudice from her experiences with discrimination growing up in Alabama. As a teenager, Davis organized interracial study groups, which were […]

Cover up? Man being held for crime that victim allegedly says he didn’t commit

Cover up? Man being held for crime that victim allegedly says he didn’t commit

By Yolanda Spivey Last December we ran a story about a young man who is sitting in jail for attempted murder after the victim herself claimed he was innocent. The victim, in fact, blamed her daughter who she thinks hired “hit men” to kill her for money. Shannon Zach Nyamodi says he tried to help […]

Dr. Ron Daniels: 50 Years Since “The Ballot or the Bullet” Speech

Dr. Ron Daniels: 50 Years Since “The Ballot or the Bullet” Speech

by Dr. Ron Daniels February 21st marks the 49th anniversary of the assassination of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, Omawale, “our Black Shining Prince,” Malcolm X. This year is also fifty years since Malcolm delivered The Ballot or the Bullet speech. Brother Malcolm made numerous speeches, and it is hard to imagine one that was not inspirational, […]

Jeopardy! Contestants Avoid Black History Like the Plague

Jeopardy! Contestants Avoid Black History Like the Plague

There are people who say that Americans are not very astute on the topic of Black History. But there are some who say that those who complain are just persistent whiners and race baiters who will find a problem with any issue in front of them. But what do you say when the so-called smartest […]

White High School Students Pose with a Black Body hanging in the Background

White High School Students Pose with a Black Body hanging in the Background

By Yolanda Spivey A school district in Phillipsburg Pennsylvania is coming under harsh scrutiny after a picture surfaced showing several of their high school students in a racially insensitive situation. The students, who are all on the Phillipsburg High School wrestling team, are seen in the picture posed next to a dark colored faceless dummy […]

Michael Moore: Whites have committed the worst crimes in history

Michael Moore:  Whites have committed the worst crimes in history

Filmmaker Michael Moore is no stranger to controversy.  Being a Canadian, he comes to the United States with a fresh eye for equity and is better able to see the prejudices and imbalances of our society.  He doesn’t understand how a country can let people die because they have no insurance.  He doesn’t understand how […]

Dr. Boyce: Six Questions about Jordan Davis that Keep Me Up at Night

Dr. Boyce:  Six Questions about Jordan Davis that Keep Me Up at Night

by Dr. Boyce Watkins The trial of Michael Dunn was considered to be the second-coming of the George Zimmerman trial.  In both cases, a young black male was shot by an overzealous  man who somehow felt that he could get away with murder.   Also, in both cases, there is more than enough evidence to […]

Malcolm X Died at the Hands of Black People, Now Rappers Want to Murder his Reputation Too

Malcolm X Died at the Hands of Black People, Now Rappers Want to Murder his Reputation Too

by Dr. Boyce Watkins My good friend Etan Thomas sent me a picture of the latest album cover released by the rapper Nicki Minaj.  The cover of the album, called “Lookin Ass N*gga,” made me turn my head to the side, trying to figure out why Minaj would do something so ridiculous.  What I actually […]

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