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Dr Boyce Watkins: It’s time for black scholars to get off the academic plantation

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins – Scholarship in Action When I first thought about getting a PhD in Business, I found out about the PhD Project. This ground-breaking initiative had the simple goal of creating more black professors to sit in the front of the classroom. It was established by the KPMG Foundation, and from what I understand, might have been in response to a ... Read More »

Dr. Ricky L. Jones: Why demonizing others makes us feel better

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I find no advantage in parroting points made by every pundit, blogger or pop social media analyst/addict out there. So, even if I feel compelled to comment on an over-analyzed issue I try to approach it differently. Hopefully, this explains to the many people who have asked why I haven’t publicly commented on Ferguson, Ray Rice or other recent situations ... Read More »

Jesse Jackson: Does NFL brain damage contribute to domestic violence?

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BY JESSE JACKSON September 22, 2014 Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League, by his own analysis has received justifiable criticism for the NFL’s incoherent policies on domestic violence, and for his own errors in the case of Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens running back caught on video knocking out his wife. In addition to Rice, Jonathan Dwyer, the ... Read More »

Dr Wilmer Leon: President Obama – My enemy’s enemy is not my friend

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By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III “The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it…Through violence you may murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On September 10th President ... Read More »

BOSS Sports | 3 Things That Would Happen If ‘Black’ Peyton Manning Were Talking About Weed

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By Askia, After becoming a Denver Bronco, veteran QB Peyton Manning bought 21 Papa John’s pizza franchises in the area. Manning slyly expressed his appreciation for marijuana during an interview segment: “I’ve gotten to know some of the folks here in Colorado. There’s some different laws out here in Colorado. Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or ... Read More »

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