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Should African Americans be More Supportive of Occupy Wall Street?

I’d like to know what my readers think about this.  Should Black People be drawn to this movement?  Should we consider Black unemployment rates and how many Blacks were affected by the housing crisis (Ponzi Scheme/Gambling in my opinion.) as … Continue reading

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“The Help”: Is it just me or…

…are black people not feeling this movie trailer?  I’ve witnessed a very conflicted reaction to the trailer of the new movie “The Help” recently, in a movie theater that was filled with black folk.  Conflicted is the best way I … Continue reading

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Was Your African American Studies Class Ethnically Chauvinistic?

By now most of you have heard about the new bill that Arizona is taking heat for that bans some ethnic studies courses. Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, already under fire for approving the nation’s toughest illegal immigration law, has … Continue reading

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Your Thoughts on Black People and Online Dating

What do you think about African-American and Online Dating?  What has been your experience?  Would you recommend it to your friends?  Do you think that it would open up multi-cultural options for single Black women?  What are your thoughts? My … Continue reading

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Is Gabourey Sidibe Attractive or Are People Being Nice?

Most people would never call a person ugly or fat to their face unless they wanted to hurt the other person’s feelings.  Howard Stern is not one of those people.  He’s make a living saying whatever he wants about whom … Continue reading

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Debate This: Is Negro a “bad” word?

Here’s a comment we  received yesterday: 62 years old; grandma; white… Something has me troubled. This seems like the perfect place to collect some input on it: In a conversation with my daughter and son-in-law the other day I used … Continue reading

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Note to Sarah Palin: Everybody talks sh** outside of the ring…

…, but it’s when you get in the ring and face your opponent alone (without the benefit of speech writers like former George W. Bush scribe Matthew Scully) that the public will really be able to see how you fight … 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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Friday Question: Is Obama Addressing Black America’s Issues?

This article brings up a good question for our discussion this friday. HAS OBAMA ADDRESSED BLACK ISSUES? by CASH MICHAELS The Wilmington Journal Beyond the need for the black family to be strengthened, and errant black fathers in struggling inner … Continue reading

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Been Watching CNN’s Black in America?

What do you guys think so far of “Black in America“?  Are they telling you things you already know as an African American?  Do you think the content of the shows will help non-blacks have some insight into what it … Continue reading

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