Tag Archives: black scholars

  • Is Black Advocacy Automatically Anti-Obama? Cornel West and Eddie Glaude Speak Up

    Sep 14, 12 by bowatkin 5 Comments

    Recently, Dr. Cornel West and his academic homeboy, Eddie Glaude, spoke up about black suffering that has occurred during the presidency of Barack Obama. Glaude and West feel that the Obama Administration has leveraged its strong support from the black community as an opportunity to engage in serious political neglect. “As folks rally to support […]

  • Dr. Boyce: Why You’ve Been Taught that Black Men Ain’t Sh*t

    Jul 26, 12 by bowatkin 4 Comments

    *Last night, I was watching my copy of the very important film, “Hoodwinked,” by Janks Morton.  I appear in the film, along with my respected colleagues, Drs. Marc Lamont Hill, Jawanza Kunjufu, Ivory Toldson and Steve Perry. The film serves to debunk many of the ridiculous myths that black people perpetuate against one another, particularly […]

  • Dr. Boyce Watkins: MSNBC Suspends Pat Buchanan, but Needs to Fire Him Too

    Jan 8, 12 by bowatkin 7 Comments

    *MSNBC has suspended conservative commentator Pat Buchanan, according to Phil Griffin, the network’s president.  The suspension comes from words in Buchanan’s book, “Suicide of a Superpower.”   Buchanan has stated that President Obama arrived to the White House as a result of Affirmative Action and that the country “has been built, basically, by white folks.” […]