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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Going Green Is a Balancing Act

By Asha 1:02 pm April 20, 2010 “Are you doing your part?” and “Save the planet.” During Earth Week, we’ll being hearing a lot of these phrases, both part of “going green” and saving our worn down environment. But hey…why is the focus of this wildfire movement limited to the abused natural resources? Don’t get […]

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Corporate Thuggin’: Goldman Sachs, Gordon Gekko, and Greed

By edward 8:00 am April 20, 2010 Webster’s dictionary defines thug as a “ brutal ruffian or assassin”. In other words, he/she is a ruthless badass that nefariously pushes and breaks laws to achieve their desired ends. Today when the word thug is mentioned, many people conjure up images of young ethnic looking men, with baggy pants, […]

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College Student Attack a Hate Crime?

By Leigh 12:45 am April 20, 2010 CNN | April 20, 2010 The student body president of California State University, Chico, was recovering Monday from stab wounds suffered in what police believe was a hate crime, officials said. Joseph Igbineweka, who was born in Nigeria, was stabbed early Sunday while walking in a Chico neighborhood […]

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April 12, 2010 – April 18, 2010

By Leigh 12:49 pm April 19, 2010 Closing the Educational Divide Matthew Mcgowan, Avalanche-Journal, April 18, 2010 Troubled youths succeed, alcohol awareness, Milton High goes back to the ’80s Carmen Paige, Pensacola News Journal, April 17, 2010 Kansas Wildscape Hires New Youth Programs Coordinator Staff Writer, Kansas City InfoZine, April 17, 2010 Anti-violence group’s work […]

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Negro Is, Negro Ain’t: On Erica Jong’s Version of Oprah

By Summer M. 8:05 am April 19, 2010 Last week, Erica Jong wrote the most random “book review” (or something) I have ever read in my life.  In her Huffington Post blog, Jong, apparently charged with discussing Kitty Kelley’s recently published unauthorized biography of Oprah Winfrey, essentially writes about knowing both Winfrey and Kelley, and […]

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How to Save Minority Youth: Nice White Lady

By Leigh 12:46 am April 19, 2010 MadTV

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Jobs: Biggest Issue Facing Blacks

By Leigh 12:46 am April 18, 2010 MSNBC | April 18, 2010

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Black Men and the 2010 Census

By Leigh 12:48 am April 17, 2010 New America Media | 2010 New America Media talk to young Black men about the upcoming Census.

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Better Communities Equal Better Schools?

By Leigh 12:35 am April 17, 2010 Morning Joe – MSNBC

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The Black Eyed Peas, and The ART of Selling Out…

How the Black Eyed Peas shamelessly sold out…and why it was the best idea EVER.

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