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Aw Pell Yes: Obama Slow Jams the News with Jimmy Fallon

I love this.  Critics have been nothing but critical of President Obama from day one, but they can’t stop him from having some fun. He has charisma and a personality (something one candidate in the Republican field can’t seem to … Continue reading

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Friday Question: What should be done about black youth and education?

Black youth are not getting a quality education in many of the major centers of black life in this country (NYC, ATL, DC, Baltimore, Cleveland, St. Louis, Chicago, etc.) Not to mention all across the south. Nationally, the graduation rate … Continue reading


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How about a Historically White Kollege

Time and time again I hear white people say… “What if there was a college fund just for whites??” “What if there was a TV station called Caucasion Entertainment Television?” [I call that the Country music channel actually] This cartoon … Continue reading


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Susan Jacoby on African American Studies

“Although Jacoby scolds culture warriors like Allan Bloom, author of “The Closing of the American Mind,” for both misunderstanding and misrepresenting the upheavals on American campuses during the 1960s and ’70s, she also deplores many of the leftist remedies for … Continue reading

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The Sallie Mae Fund and BET Networks partner to Send African Americans to College

$25,000 Scholarship Competition and Free Scholarship Directory Help Students Identify and Access Money for College RESTON, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ — The Sallie Mae Fund and BET Networks are collaborating on two new initiatives to generate awareness of scholarships and … Continue reading

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Blackface is never a good costume choice

Four Colorado College men’s hockey players recently completed a two-week suspension for wearing blackface and dressing up as black actors during a pre-season team golf outing Sept. 8.The players, including Brian Connelly of Bloomington Jefferson and team captain Scott Thauwald … Continue reading

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True or False: More black men in jail than in college

I’ve long believed that there are more black men in jail than in college. However, I’m taking into account all black men of college age, not comparing the total number of black men in jail to the total number of … Continue reading


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