In a piece at BlackAmericaWeb, Tonyaa Weathersbee examines the challenges of educating black boys in "a society dominated by forces bent on breaking them instead of nurturing them." She explains how building their self-esteem and staying involved can make all the difference.
Tonyaa Weathersbee writes at BlackAmericaWeb that with an unemployment rate of 13.8 percent, blacks in America face a bleak economic landscape. And jobs that once paved the way to the middle class are being replaced by technology.
BlackAmericaWeb blogger Tonyaa Weathersbee identifies a common theme -- racism -- to explain why Birthers are still asking questions about President Obama's citizenship long after he produced his birth certificate.
Citing a Diane Sawyer interview, BlackAmericaWeb blogger Tonyaa Weathersbee says that Whitney Houston wanted most what many other women want: to watch her child grow up and be able to marvel over the circle of life that she'd had a hand in creating.