Dr. Boyce Watkins  |  Home » Archives by category » Blog

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

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 while doing my laundry

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

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 black male marginalization and how millions of talented black men are left on the fringes of our society.  I’m not just talking about felons or the men who didn’t go to school, I’m also talking about men with advanced degrees who still find that black male self-respect typically leads to punishment when working under the umbrella of your historical oppressor.

Dr. Boyce: The Next Malcolm X Must Not Be Allowed to Die

Dr. Boyce:  The Next Malcolm X Must Not Be Allowed to Die

by Dr. Boyce Watkins I don’t know how or why Malcolm Shabazz died this week in Mexico.

Dr. Boyce: President Obama Lacks the Moral Authority to Give His Lopsided Speech at Morehouse

Dr. Boyce:  President Obama Lacks the Moral Authority to Give His Lopsided Speech at Morehouse

by Dr.

Dr. Boyce: Black Men are Not Storks, and Parenting Should Be a Team Sport When Possible

Dr. Boyce:  Black Men are Not Storks, and Parenting Should Be a Team Sport When Possible

by Dr.

Min. Farrakhan to Obama: Come Speak to Parents of Dead Children in Chicago

Min. Farrakhan to Obama:  Come Speak to Parents of Dead Children in Chicago

by Dr. Boyce Watkins Minister Louis Farrakhan, in a compelling address to President Barack Obama, made a plea to the president to consider coming to Chicago to see about the families of those who’ve been victimized by the astonishing epidemic of gun violence in the city over the past several years

Why “All My Babies’ Mamas” Was Such a Dangerous Show

Why “All My Babies’ Mamas” Was Such a Dangerous Show

  by Dr. Boyce Watkins Allison Samuels at the Daily Beast is reporting that the Oxygen Network allegedly came to its senses and realized that putting out a show featuring a rapper bragging about having 11 kids with 10 different women might not be so great for their brand.  There are conflicting reports on the matter, however, with an Oxygen rep stating that Samuels isn’t telling the truth.

Melissa Harris-Perry: Please Don’t Excuse Racial Discrimination in the White House

Melissa Harris-Perry:  Please Don’t Excuse Racial Discrimination in the White House

by Dr. Boyce Watkins President Obama has recently been criticized for going to his “binder full of white men” when seeking people to fill important cabinet posts.

Dr. Boyce: Private Prisons are the New Slave Ships of America

Dr. Boyce:  Private Prisons are the New Slave Ships of America

by Dr.

Dr. Boyce: 10 Honest, Borderline Embarrassing Thoughts about the Life and Death of Christopher Dorner

Dr. Boyce: 10 Honest, Borderline Embarrassing Thoughts about the Life and Death of Christopher Dorner

by Dr.

Page 1 of 512345