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  • America’s fatal “legal drug” problem

    By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Prescription drug abuse has become a major public health issue in ...

    By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Prescription drug abuse has become a major public health issue in our country. According to Trust for America, a Washington , D.C. based research organization, d ...

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  • WHAT ANNE FRANK TELLS US ABOUT BLACK CHILDRENS MINDS

    uring my nearly two decades of working as an African-American Studies Professor, I have learned myriad le ...

    uring my nearly two decades of working as an African-American Studies Professor, I have learned myriad lessons regarding the educational process and its impact upon the minds, imagination, aspirations ...

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  • THUG UNIVERSITY

    REFLECTIONS ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES NEW MILLENNIUM EDUCATIONAL PRIORITIES One of the more peculiar insi ...

    REFLECTIONS ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES NEW MILLENNIUM EDUCATIONAL PRIORITIES One of the more peculiar inside jokes shared among those raised in “the hood”, meaning lower middle-class, working-class, an ...

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  • Five Reasons Dallas’ John Wiley Price is NOT Guilty

    By : Dewayne Charleston PRAIRIE VIEW - I know Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, well sorta. As ...

    By : Dewayne Charleston PRAIRIE VIEW - I know Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, well sorta. As a student at North Texas State University in the early 1980’s I remember him coming to speak t ...

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  • Criminal for US, Justice for THEM!

    In “The Souls of Black Folks”, W. E. B. Dubois reveals that, “Daily the Negro is coming more and more to ...

    In “The Souls of Black Folks”, W. E. B. Dubois reveals that, “Daily the Negro is coming more and more to look upon law and justice, not as protecting safeguards, but as sources of humiliation and oppr ...

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  • Snitches Get Stitches

    How This Ghetto Mantra Weakens the Black Community Quite possibly, the most succinct way of describing th ...

    How This Ghetto Mantra Weakens the Black Community Quite possibly, the most succinct way of describing the African-American experience is by borrowing the title of one of Jay-Z’s albums, Hard Knock Li ...

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  • Sit Down Charles Barkley

    The greatest reason why placing a microphone anywhere near a fool is so very dangerous. I blame Oprah! Ye ...

    The greatest reason why placing a microphone anywhere near a fool is so very dangerous. I blame Oprah! Yes, I said it. I blame Oprah! For what you may ask? For making it fashionable for anyone, meanin ...

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  • Meet Dewayne Charleston

    Dewayne Charleston was born in the hospital on the campus of Prairie View A&M College to in 1963 and ...

    Dewayne Charleston was born in the hospital on the campus of Prairie View A&M College to in 1963 and attended public schools in Waller County. He is a graduate of The University of North Texas and ...

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  • Same Mess, Different Day

    WHY THE BLACK COMMUNITY IS INCAPABLE OF SECURING JUSTICE FOR ERIC GARNER OR ANY OTHER VICTIM OF POLICE BR ...

    WHY THE BLACK COMMUNITY IS INCAPABLE OF SECURING JUSTICE FOR ERIC GARNER OR ANY OTHER VICTIM OF POLICE BRUTALITY In light of the recent decision by the Staten Island Grand Jury to not indict the offic ...

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  • Worth of the Black Life

    .E.B. Dubois stated many years ago that,     “Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent-u ...

    .E.B. Dubois stated many years ago that,     “Some day the Awakening will come, when the pent-up vigor of ten million souls shall sweep irresistibly toward the Goal, out of the Valley of the ...

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