Wednesday, February 18, 2015

FOR Discussion

Dr William H. Turner: A Tale of Two Cynics: Obama and Harvey on Slavery

by Dr. William H. Turner President Obama and popular game show host Steve Harvey both spoke briefly, but profoundly, last week, about the subject of slavery in America. The difference between their views was Dickensian: the best of times/the worst of times, wisdom/foolishness, belief/incredulity, light/darkness, hope/despair. President Obama’s point was a no-brainer, Harvey’s was brainless, at best, and perverse, at ...Read More »

Melody Jiles, Michelle Hutton, Papa Aziz and Abdou Muhammad 

Eyes on the Prize: a 1980s Civil Rights Documentary is Extremely Relevant Now

February 13, 2015

 By Dr. Samori Swygert The month of February is used to commemorate Black History Month. During this time, we give honors and pay tribute to many of our “sheroes” and “heroes” within our African ancestry. We also reserve this time to excavate real-life stories of multifaceted greatness. The achievements of men and women of African ancestry are recognized in many ... Read More »

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