Schooling While Blac...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith EXISTING WHILE BLACK IN AMERICA series Despite fifty years of desegregation and other significant school change efforts, students from disenfranchised social groups in the United States continue to receive substandard K-12 education and have significantly less access to...

Entertaining While B...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith Virtually every major white institution and its stakeholders are well aware of the multiple stereotypes regarding Black males, and much of that information is gleaned largely from popular media. No other medium has the ability to reach so many American homes influencing...

Walking While Black:...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith The recent slaying of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin is yet another reminder of the every day presence of racism in the United States. I find it necessary to remind everyone that this is not an isolated incident, but one that occurs daily across America for most black men....