Where Are The Black Male Teachers?

Where Are The Black Male Teachers

Dr. Vibe and a panel discuss the negative effects of not having enough black male teachers in public school classrooms.

“Dosen’t it bother you that disrespectful behavior…gives idiot racist fuel for their hatred?”

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Have Black Men Morally Surrendered?

Have Black Men Morally Surrended

Dr. Vibe has a conversation about the state of Black male morality.

“People ALWAYS assume she is the nanny…”

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The Black Church: Slain in the Spirit or Out For the Count?

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The black church represents—more often than not—a time where the pulpit is laced with bulls*** and the pews and are filled with few. The disconnectedness in faith and freedom prompts the question: is the black church slain in the spirit or out for the count?

I’m Sorry I’m Not Light-Skinned

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Alex Holmes is appalled by descriptive phrases like ‘black or black black?’ It assumes a light-skinned supremacy and a hierarchy of racism.

Truffol iPhone Cases Are an Extension of You. Just like Your iPhone.

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Truffol iPhone cases—You’ll love them almost as much as your iPhone.

My Hometown: Lessons from Suburban and Urban Connecticut

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Sameer talks about his childhood in greater Hartford, race, and living in the heart of the shell.

Why I Wish Gay Churches Didn’t Have to Exist

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What if our churches took Jesus seriously when he said to love one another just like he loves us?

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Steven LaFond on coming to terms with white privilege — which gives him the ability to reinvent himself whenever he wants.

“When Is It OK to Call Someone Black?”

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“We must devise strategies to keep naming, interpreting, and confronting racism”. Beth Balliro answers a question sent to Steve Locke.

LeVar Burton and Tim Wise On Racial Discrimination in Policing

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Actor LeVar Burton and author Tim Wise explain the differences in their interactions with police.

Online: The Hashtag #PaulaDeen TVShows Takes Over Twitter But Who Gets The Last Laugh?

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The following represents a slur-free sampling of #PaulaDeenTVShows …

Five New Comics From Black Writers Develop Diversity Outside The Mainstream

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Tweet Regardless of the deplorable hiring practices of the two biggest companies in comics, Black writers are producing some top notch material. Four new comics available today, and one free one from last week, showcase some of the breadth of talent available. FIVE WEAPONS #3 (Image Comics) The only thing more amazing about the sheer […]

Is the “Harlem Shake” Racist? Harlem Reacts to the Internet Dance Craze (Video)

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See what Harlem residents have to say about the internet’s latest meme.

Black Male Teachers Aren’t the Only Answer

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National percentages of black male teachers and administrators are extremely low. Explore common problems and common sense solutions regarding poor performance of black boys in American schools.