Racial Thugging in M...

By Dr. Brenda G. Juarez   Is Massachusetts more racist than Mississippi? Chief Justice Roberts recently raised the issue of racism and the historical U.S. North-South divide to justify his argument against renewing sections of the Voting Act, which requires some jurisdictions with a...

The Faux Kool Aid Of...

By Solomon Sogunru In a recent conversation that took place at my work amongst my African American male coworkers, we were baffled to know that there wasn’t one black man in a senior position. Despite having a black president, this single example exemplifies how covert, sophisticated and...

Commentary on the Mo...

By. Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep Asian Americans are heralded as “model minorities.” What this means is that society views them positively and as American success stories. Educationally speaking Asian Americans also appear to be doing quite well. They score high on the SAT and gain...

LEARNING TO TAKE THE...

By  Dr. Brenda Juárez, Lerone Bennett Jr. once asked, “Who is freedom’s friend?” For many in the US, this question is obtuse because the answer is blatantly, even embarrassingly (for you) obvious—we are! The “we” here refers to we, White people—a point underscored by the idea...

The Did and Did Not ...

By Dr. Claude Weathersby It appears that the history of the United States is not something that is considered terribly important for many. Or should I say, the true history as it relates to African Americans is not considered important. Could it be the manner in which social studies and...

ARE YOU SERIOUS? BYU...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith It has been nearly a year since Brigham Young University was heralding as “America’s University” for its unapologetic devotion to the honor code when it suspended Brandon Davies, an African American basketball player, on the eve of the 2011 NCAA Basketball...