Ask Black America: Was Obama Afraid of Being Labeled an “Angry Black Man” during the Debates? by Dr. Boyce Watkins

This week, I heard one of my esteemed colleagues, Michael Eric Dyson, throw out the possibility that President Obama’s poor debate performance may have to do with his race.  Dyson argues that the stigma of being labeled “an angry black man” may have caused the president to hold back when he should have been taking…Read more Ask Black America: Was Obama Afraid of Being Labeled an “Angry Black Man” during the Debates? by Dr. Boyce Watkins

March madness, black athletes and the black church – Source: Dr. Boyce Watkins

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world and by Just Go Virtual Assistants.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com.  To follow Dr. Boyce on Facebook, please click here. Dr. Boyce, Rev. Sharpton Speak at Ohio Education Rally by Dr. Boyce Watkins,…Read more March madness, black athletes and the black church – Source: Dr. Boyce Watkins

Does the black church keep black women single and lonely? Dr. Boyce Watkins

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. The Black Church Keeps Black Women Single and Lonely? In my book "Financial Lovemaking 101," one of the topics of discussion is the economic benefit of … Read…Read more Does the black church keep black women single and lonely? Dr. Boyce Watkins

Dr. Boyce: It’s Time for Black Scholars to Get Off the Academic Plantation

When I first thought about getting a PhD in Business, I found out about the PhD Project. This ground-breaking initiative had the simple goal of creating more black professors to sit in the front of the classroom. It was established by the KPMG Foundation, and from what I understand, might have been in response to…Read more Dr. Boyce: It’s Time for Black Scholars to Get Off the Academic Plantation

President Obama’s Remarks at the National Action Network – Source: The Boyce Blog

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  Good to be in New York City.  Let me begin by acknowledging some very, very special guests.  Dr. Richardson, thank you.  Charlie Rangel, for your outstanding work on behalf of your constituents.  Mayor David Dinkins.  (Applause.)  Governor David Paterson is here.  (Applause.)  State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.  DiNapoli, excuse me.  This is…Read more President Obama’s Remarks at the National Action Network – Source: The Boyce Blog

The Age of the Hoochie Mama Is Over: It’s Time for Hip Hop to Grow Up by Dr. Boyce on AOL Black Voices

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com The Latest from Dr. Boyce on AOL Black Voices NJ Officer Taped Spraying Pepper Spray in Detained Black Man’s Face I am not quite sure what to make…Read more The Age of the Hoochie Mama Is Over: It’s Time for Hip Hop to Grow Up by Dr. Boyce on AOL Black Voices

The Latest from Dr. Boyce on AOL Black Voices: Obama Compared To Sanford And Son, Immigration and More

Brought to you by The Great Gospel Speakers Bureau.  To join the  Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. Hey peeps, I am in NYC this week shooting episodes of my AOL show, "Dr. Boyce Watkins on AOL Black Voices."  I admit that I’m a little drained, since I also did some work today on…Read more The Latest from Dr. Boyce on AOL Black Voices: Obama Compared To Sanford And Son, Immigration and More

Kelley Williams-Bolar Update, Impact of Media on Black People – Source: YourBlackWorld

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. Hey peeps, here’s an update to the case of Kelley Williams-Bolar, the woman in Ohio who was sent to jail for sending her kids to the "wrong" school…Read more Kelley Williams-Bolar Update, Impact of Media on Black People – Source: YourBlackWorld

Mother jailed for sending kids to wrong school district

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. We are working to help Ms. Williams-Bolar (below, the story outraged me).  We are asking that you send an email to the mayor of Akron, Ohio.  You can…Read more Mother jailed for sending kids to wrong school district

Poll Says Americans Losing Faith in Obama – Source: Your Black World

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. Poll Says Americans Losing Faith in Obama by Dr. Boyce Watkins, The Institute for Black Public Policy Recent polls are showing that 6 out of 10 Americans are…Read more Poll Says Americans Losing Faith in Obama – Source: Your Black World

Are Tyler Perry Films Bad for Black America? – Source: YourBlackWorld.com

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. Hey peeps, I spent the week in NYC finishing up the filming for our MSNBC.com special.  It was grueling, but fun and interesting, the only time I’ve ever…Read more Are Tyler Perry Films Bad for Black America? – Source: YourBlackWorld.com

Kesha Rogers: Black Democrat Wants to Impeach Obama – Source: Black Voices

When I first heard about Kesha Rogers, the Democratic Nominee for Congress out of the 22nd District of Texas, I could hardly believe my ears and eyes. Rogers, a black woman, wants to impeach the first black president of the United States. I took a visit to Rogers’ website, seeking to determine the precise nature…Read more Kesha Rogers: Black Democrat Wants to Impeach Obama – Source: Black Voices

"Measuring the Movement" forum hosted by the National Action Network

Brought to you by The Great Black Speakers Bureau, the #1 Black Speakers Bureau in the world.  To join the Your Black World Coalition, please visit YourBlackWorld.com. Hello to the Your Black World Family! I just returned from New York for the "Measuring the Movement" forum hosted by the National Action Network.  It was outstanding. …Read more "Measuring the Movement" forum hosted by the National Action Network

Rocky Clark is Dying: Unless We Find a Way to Help

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse University – Scholarship in Action To join our coalition for Rocky, please visit SaveRockyClark.com I woke up thinking about a person I met just two weeks ago.    I was thinking about this man because he is going to die unless we find a way to help him.  He is paralyzed…Read more Rocky Clark is Dying: Unless We Find a Way to Help