It's hypocritical for President Barack Obama to call for intervention in Syria, Dr. Boyce Watkins writes at Your Black World. "Engaging in military strikes against another country because of human rights violations makes as much sense as another country attacking the U.S. because we falsely incarcerate so many American citizens," he writes.
Dr. Boyce Watkins denounces white media takeovers of black publications in a blog post at Black Blue Dog, saying that Essence magazine was once filled with empowering stories, but now it is replete with images of what white people want black women to become.
Part of the reason African Americans and the GOP do not gel politically, News One blogger Dr. Boyce Watkins says, is that the party is led by extremists like the current crop of presidential candidates.
President Barack Obama's accomplishments have made it difficult for the GOP to find a viable candidate to run against him. Hence the mixed results on Super Tuesday, writes News One blogger Dr. Boyce Watkins.
In a blog entry at News One, Dr. Boyce Watkins addresses the flap regarding XXL and Too Short, saying it is sad that teaching various forms of sexual aggression has become the new way to "keep it real."
After the apparent coronation of Eddie Long, Your Black World blogger Dr. Boyce Watkins considers the impact it will have on the lives of his ex-wife, his congregation and the young men who accused him of molestation.
Blogging at News One, Dr. Boyce Watkins highlights five things that Soul Train creator Don Cornelius taught the black community, including how to start a business and how to educate and entertain audiences simultaneously.