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Dr. Boyce:  George Zimmerman is not your son’s greatest enemy – It can also be his brother

Dr. Boyce: George Zimmerman is not your son’s greatest enemy – It can also be his brother

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins We sometimes think that the greatest enemies of black males are men like George Zimmerman.  But honestly, I don’t agree.   Sometimes, the greatest enemies to black male survival and success can be other black men.  There are some men who are so misguided in their thinking that they seek to harm the spirit and potential of their brother, infecting them with the mental illness that…

Pimp Gets 100 Years In Prison And Blames Nike

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By Daphne R Sirgiorgiro Clardy, a convicted pimp in Portland, Oregon has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Nike stating that the company should have included a warning label on his Air Jordans indicating that they could be used as a deadly weapon, according to an article that appeared in the Oregonian. Clardy, 26, was convicted for repeatedly stomping a man’s face for not paying one of his prostitutes back in…

Vandals Steal Collector’s $10,000 Air Jordan Sneaker Collection

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    By: Kirsten West Savali, Your Black World Bryant Toala, 22, had collected over 30 pairs of Air Jordans and had them securely hidden in his home in Charlotte, North Carolina. Or so he thought. Toala reported that thieves had broken into his home, snatched the sneakers, along with electronics and baseball hats. The total loss was over $20,000. “I was [upset]. All that hard work to get them,…

Dr. Boyce and Yvette Carnell: Air Jordan Mania and Black People – Over the Top?

Dr. Boyce and Yvette Carnell: Air Jordan Mania and Black People – Over the Top?

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    Most of you saw the recent insanity over the release of the new Air Jordans.  When black people are lining up around the block to spend money that they dont’ have on shoes that cost $12 to make, is there a point where we have to stop and say “enough is enough?” In a very candid conversation on the topic, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Your Black World…

Massive Black Buffoonery Over the New Air Jordans: Should We Be Embarrassed?

Massive Black Buffoonery Over the New Air Jordans: Should We Be Embarrassed?

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    You’ve never seen black people embarrass themselves more than during the release of the new Air Jordans.  People lined up for hours outside of stores, mobs busted down the doors to the mall, people were getting robbed of their shoes and one woman was arrested for leaving her babies in the car so she could get a pair of shoes. via Massive Black Buffoonery Over the New Air…