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BOSS Sports | UNC’s fake class scandal: Is it meant to destroy Black Studies Departments?

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The recent scandal involving form North Carolina Tarheel Rashad McCants was an embarrassing black eye to the university.  McCants claimed that, despite the fact that he rarely went to class, the university showered him with false academic honors.  The incident led to the blasting of the Department of African American and Diaspora Studies and the ouster of the former chair, who also faced criminal charges in the series of events….

The 10 highest-paid athletes in the world

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Do you think that black people are too likely to want to become entertainers and athletes?  A lot of people feel that these activities are destructive in the lives of young black men, drawing them away from their books toward false dreams of fame and fortune.  Education and business ownership are the two greatest keys to building wealth.  Let’s get that out of the way right now. But for that…

Let’s put an end to the New Jim Crow

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[leadplayer_vid id=”539F75845CC89″]   Dr. Boyce Watkins and Russell Simmons have gathered a coalition of supporters from various walks of life to stand together to correct the serious injustices of the prison industrial complex.  Rehabilitation and even punishment are acceptable in themselves, but when a nation builds an entire economy around the unjust incarceration of millions of its citizens, that nation is serving as a tool for its own demise.  Families…

The Internet clowns LeBron James for crying after getting spanked

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LeBron James has been the subject of much ridicule after losing in high fashion to the San Antonio Spurs in just five games of a seven game series.   Social media can be cruel, and people have ripped into LeBron James for doing a whole lot more crying than winning. Images of James in tears during the last seconds of the final game have been passed around all throughout Twitter and…

Terry Crews says every child needs a father, and is pummeled for it on TV

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The world is heavily politicized, and people are picking their camps.  They are also fighting over even the smallest issues in the gender wars and there is no end in sight.  Actor Terry Crews was taken to task during an episode of “The View” recently when speaking about the importance of children having a father. In the clip below, Crews says that a father gives many important things to you…

Dr Boyce Watkins: What the OJ Trial taught me about white people, black people and America

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins I remember 20 years ago, waking up from taking a nap.  I was dating a really horrible woman at the time who shall remain nameless.  But then again, I probably think she’s horrible because she dumped me for a better-looking man, so just chalk it up to my being a hater.  But anyway, the woman in the previous sentence said “Hey Coco (that was my nickname…

Was Bob Marley killed by the CIA? Young, healthy men don’t usually die of cancer

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Bob Marley is known as one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.   More than just a musician, over the course of his career, Marley became a moral and religious figure.   Born in Jamaica,he moved to Kingston at the age of 14, and in 1963, he formed the Wailers with Peter Tosh, Bunny Livingston, Junior Braithwaite, and Beverly Kelso.  Their first single “Simmer Down” became one…

How did Stevie Wonder become blind? 10 things you may not know about Wonder

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Stevie Wonder is known as one of the most creative musical geniuses of the late 20th century.  He is a blind prodigy whose career began before he was a teenager.  His body of work spans decades, and he remains one of the most influential musicians of all time.  Here are 10 facts about his life and career: 1. Stevie Wonder was born in Saginaw, Michigan May 13, 1950 and given…

Large man kept 40 bags of heroine and crack in his belly button

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Drug traffickers will do whatever they have to do to transport drugs and make money. Whatever you can think of, there’s a good chance that someone has attempted it (whether successful or unsuccessful). In North Carolina, police arrested Randall Streeter, 5’5 tall and weighing 315 pounds for drug trafficking. The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force took Streeter into custody. According to reports, ‘during the May…

Dr Boyce Watkins & S. Tia Brown: Jamal Bryant, “These hoes ain’t loyal”

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In this episode of Financial Lovemaking, Dr Boyce Watkins and S. Tia Brown discuss Pastor Jamal Bryant’s remarks in church. During a recent sermon called “My enemy’s worst nightmare,” the pastor used the term “these hoes ain’t loyal,” which led to controversy. This builds a conversation about the relationship between the black church and it’s congregations, and whether black women are duped by pastors who give messages that might be degrading….

Dr. Umar Johnson explains why black boys are given so much harmful medication

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Black boys are typically the most likely to be placed in special education.  They are also the most likely to be put on special drugs that are designed to control and modify their behavior.  What are the long-term effects of giving medication to your children?  Are they going to be able to live healthy and productive lives, or are the drugs likely to push them down a path toward a…

BOSS Sports | Meek Mill’s Music Used as Therapy for Black Youth

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Rap music is a diverse genre that divided by its own sub genres as well as regions and sometimes moods. While the latter is definitely relatable to serious rap fans, the American Psychological Association believes there is some substance to that usage. Recently the APA published an article about a study on rap music and how it affects black youth and their subject was none other than Meek Mill. The…

BOSS Sports | Dr. Boyce: 4 reasons you may not want your son to play football

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins I grew up loving the sport of football.  I used to dream that one day, if I worked hard enough, I’d have a chance to run with the greats of the NFL.  After all, I was the second fastest kid in my class, I watched every game every Sunday, and I was able to run over the other kids in my neighborhood when we played in…

Michael Eric Dyson debates Stephen A. Smith about Mark Cuban

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Stephen A. Smith is an intelligent man, very sharp.  But he’s not nearly as sharp as Michael Eric Dyson.  So, watching these two men debate is a little bit like watching Michael Jordan playing one-on-one against the guy who plays ball with his buddies on the weekends.  In other words, no comparison. The two engaged in a heated debate on ESPN about the recent remarks by Mark Cuban, who stated…

A retired Las Vegas police officer reveals Tupacs final words were F You. www.blacklikemoi.com.

Tupac’s Final Words to a Las Vegas Cop Will Shock You

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Reported by April Taylor Eighteen years have passed since the senseless murder of rap legend Tupac Shakur. Tupac was a rapper and actor who has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. He rapped about the violence and hardship he experienced in the inner city and also raised the social consciousness of an entire generation by rapping about racism and social problems. Tupac was shot on September 7, 1996 while leaving…