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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…

Pastor Jamal Bryant says destruction of the black family starts with removing the male

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Pastor Jamal Bryant has been in the news lately for his remarks on the pulpit recently, but those remarks might appear to be a minor excerpt of a longer message.  So, out of fairness to the good pastor, it makes the best sense to put an entire sermon in front of readers so they can decide what he’s all about. In this sermon, Pastor Bryant begins speaking about the kidnapped…

Did you know: Fatherless men are 20 times more likely to end up in prison?

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Damario Solomon-Simmons isn’t a man of talk.  Sure, he can tell you a few things that will get your attention, including the fact that black males are twenty times more likely to go to prison when they don’t have a father’s guidance.  But he also has an interest in acting upon this information rather than simply dwelling on it. Damario is getting together with several other black men to put…

The New Ron Paul Report – The Racism of the war on drugs.

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  Legal scholar and civil rights advocate Michelle Alexander tackles how the criminal justice system uses drugs laws to advance a new era of Jim Crow laws. She argues that although Jim Crow laws have been use eliminated, the racial caste system it set up was not eradicated. As the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men…

Dr. Boyce: The Suicide of this Former NFL Player Might Be Cause for Black Male Reflection

Dr. Boyce: The Suicide of this Former NFL Player Might Be Cause for Black Male Reflection

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins When I read about the recent suicide of former San Diego Charger Paul Oliver, I was sad.  The age of 29 is always too early to die, and there is so much life one can experience in their thirties and forties, so it’s hurtful to hear about someone giving all that up.   But life can be deceptive, and one interesting thing about being in your…

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

4 Things Young Black Women Should Remember When Dating

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By: Madam Prezident   70% of African American women are unmarried. Although that’s a large amount of unmarried black folk—it’s a harsh reality. Being an African American woman currently on the dating scene, I noticed a few mistakes that we as women make when meeting someone new. These mistakes are the top 4 things that keep us single. 1)    Clingy Stop being clingy—if you are the clingy type, then stop….