Posts Tagged ‘uvcc’

The NFL’s Proposal to Penalize Use of the N-word

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

by H. Lewis Smith

 

Will Black America ever own up to the responsibility of liberating itself from the N-word?

Last season, Washington Redskins’ tackle Trent Williams was accused of directing use of the N-word toward a referee during a nationally-televised game. His action is just one of the many instances… Continue reading

What we Choose to Air

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

By Ronald Shirley

Why is it that we as black people without any caution will openly air our dirty laundry for the world to see. Now I know that this isn’t pervasive, but when it happens with high profile blacks one questions the motivation behind it. Concerning the Jalen versus Grant controversy- Grant Hill’s comments I… Continue reading

The Omens of an Orwellian Society

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

by H. Lewis Smith

Self-preservation, the primal instinct or natural desire to protect self and stay alive, is a universal, normal and natural phenomenon for all living organisms. In the event of a perceived threat, the life form settles into survival mode and begins to exhibit those behaviors that ensure the organism’s existence. However, human beings’ ability to self-protect is far superior to that of the basic organism’s “fight… Continue reading