Archive for February, 2012

Dr. Boyce Watkins Announces His Withdrawal from Cornel West Controversy

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

by Eric L. Wattree

Eric L. Wattree

In the recent video, “Dr. Boyce: My Two Cents on Michael Eric Dyson,” released on Black Like Moi!, Dr. Boyce Watkins of Syracuse University announced his retirement from the Dr. Cornel West controversies. In the announcement Boyce indicated that “this battle between black scholars was… Continue reading

Samuel L. Jackson Surrenders to the N-word and Accepts His Designated ‘Place’

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

by H. Lewis Smith

 

Samuel L. Jackson

Actor Samuel L. Jackson was recently interviewed by Ebony Magazine writer Kevin Powell. As reported in the “Entertainment Cultural/ Celebrities” section of the February issue, Mr. Jackson—who voted for Obama, was asked about his present thoughts on the President. He responded as follows… Continue reading

To Escape Self-persisted Captivity: Emphasis on Black History & Action is Essential

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

by H. Lewis Smith

 

On February 13, 2012, renowned actor Laurence Fishburne will narrate a PBS documentary, Slavery By Another Name. The documentary will show that slavery in America did not end in 1865 with the Emancipation Proclamation as the majority of people have been led to believe. Rather, with the federal government’s quiet… Continue reading