Archive for May, 2011

Is the Attack on Prof. Melissa Harris-Perry’s Article Criticizing Prof. Cornel West Due to Male Academic Cronyism?

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

by Eric L. Wattree

Eric L. Wattree

It is a curious yet instructive phenomenon watching Black male academics rush to the defense of Dr. Cornel West after he called President Obama a “Black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs.” They also stood by when West went on to say that “Obama has a… Continue reading

Black America’s Survival: Hinging on Group Success vs Individual Success

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

The n-word is a derogatory term no matter whose mouth it flows from, black or non-black. So why do African Americans insist on making fools of themselves by publicly degrading the black race? Public use of the n-word does absolutely nothing to elevate or uplift the image of the African-American community as a group. Continue reading