Tag Archives: society

  • Maryland Students Dig to Find First Free African American Society

    Aug 7, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *When we saw John Singleton’s “Rosewood,” for a lot of us, it was the first time the nation was privy to the information that there were free African Americans at the turn of the century, who had an organized, wealthy community that flourished. Now Baltimore, Maryland’s Morgan State University in association with University of Maryland […]

  • Touré: The ‘Who’s Afraid of Post Blackness?’ Interview …

    Sep 25, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Born in Boston on March 20, 1971, Touré is a cultural critic for MSNBC, as well as the host of a couple of shows on Fuse-TV: “Hip Hop Shop” and “On the Record.” A contributing editor at Rolling Stone, his articles appear regularly in publications ranging from The New York Times to The Village Voice […]

  • Interracial Marriage Good for the Soul?

    Jul 8, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *As American society moves forward, more people believe that marrying outside of one’s own race is good for progress. Elev8.com reported that a 1968 Gallup poll found three-quarters of whites disapproved of a whites and blacks marrying. Today, opposition to interracial marriage is low, but it still lingers. Among religious groups, evangelicals remain the most […]

  • Opinion: Gay Marriage Ruins Society

    Sep 14, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments

    *Harry Jackson Jr. writes: The institution of marriage is unique. It is the one institution that binds women and men together to form a family, and this serves broad societal purposes. In California, a U.S. District Court Judge last week overturned Proposition 8, the California Marriage Protection Act. It was passed in November 2008 by […]

  • Is Emailing & Texting Making Society Less People-Friendly?

    Jun 30, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Have you noticed that people are becoming more and more cynical, stoic and just … just… grimy all of a sudden?  There used to be a time when people had better social skills and manners. They didn’t cut you off in traffic, swerve into your lane while yapping on their cell phone, then flip you the […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Commoditization of Sports

    May 25, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *This summer will demonstrate the degree to which sports matter in American society. Athletic games as they originated centuries ago at the beginning of civilizations all over the globe were leisure activities. Sports were contests designed to amuse the elites and distract the masses from their burden of creating wealth for others. But in the […]