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Dr. Boyce Watkins

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Dr. Boyce Watkins is a Scholar in Residence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Syracuse University and a trusted and respected voice in the fields of education, social justice, and business.

Under his leadership and influence, people have challenged corporations, government officials, and academic institutions on matters regarding discrimination and injustice.

He's the founder of the Your Black World Network, a digital media platform comprised of several different websites covering issues that are relevant to the African-American community. He grew the platform from a no-name network to a global medium that shapes conversations throughout the world about Black America.

Dr. Watkins' commentary has been featured on every major network (e.g. CNN, MSNBC, Huffington Post, etc.) and has sparked national campaigns that have changed many lives.

He's intelligent, intriguing, and courageous.

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What People Are Saying About Dr. Boyce Watkins

“Dr. Watkins is one of the great truth-tellers of our time.”
Dr. Cornel West

Dr. Boyce’s Facebook Followers


Minister Louis Farrakhan

“I am highly impressed with your strength as a black man. You are truly extraordinary.”

Russell Simmons

I read some bloggers, and one of the bloggers I respect is Dr. Boyce Watkins. He inspires thought. He usually is spot-on about black issues, and he’s no punk. He says what many blacks think but have no platform to say. He is quick to point out what he sees as injustice, and I love him for that.”

Rev. Jesse Jackson

“You remind me of the great activist scholars who inspired me during college and we need more professors like you to continue the fight for economic and social justice in America.”

Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University

“In addition to great athletes, Syracuse University must also possess brilliant scholars, with Dr.Boyce Watkins leading the pack”

Boyce Watkins’ Lastest Articles

Dr. Boyce: Do Black People Support Obama Just Because He’s Black? Well, It Depends

By Dr. Boyce Watkins Sometimes I have random thoughts while sitting and waiting for other things to happen:  I come to a realization about politics while I’m at the grocery store, or I’ll figure out the meaning of life…

Dr. Boyce: U. Illinois Chicago Tells Farrakhan and I that We’re Not Welcome on Campus

by Dr. Boyce Watkins The other day, I was speaking to someone about the forum that I am holding with Min Louis Farrakhan on Wealth, Education, Family and Community .  The topic that came up is the depth of…