Black on Black Crime
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Black on Black Crime

Say Black on Black crime again! Say Black on Black crime again! *in my best Samuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction voice* The only thing worse than the term Black on Black crime, is Black folk using it in conversation and on social media. When Black on Black crime is used, the term and the righteous indignation used … Continue reading

On Heroes | Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College ’48
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On Heroes | Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College ’48

One day the history of this great period of social change will be written in all of its completeness. On that bright day our nation will recognize its real heroes. They will be thousands of dedicated men and women with a noble sense of purpose that enables them to face fury and hostile mobs with … Continue reading

On Health | Regina Benjamin, Xavier University of Louisiana ’79
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On Health | Regina Benjamin, Xavier University of Louisiana ’79

Health is where we live, where we learn, where we work, where we play and where we pray. Health is in everything we do. Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA 18th U.S. Surgeon General, Physician, Endowed Chair In Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. Continue reading

Why Washingtonians Love Mayor Marion Barry | Kyle “Scoop” Yeldell, Morehouse College ’06
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Why Washingtonians Love Mayor Marion Barry | Kyle “Scoop” Yeldell, Morehouse College ’06

Nationally, many people knew Washington, D.C.’s “Mayor for Life” Marion Barry for drug use. And then many people criticized Washingtonians for re-electing him. Despite his transgressions, as a politician, he did amazing things for Washington, D.C. My generation, in particular, benefited (and still benefits) from his time as mayor due to our access to jobs as … Continue reading

Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities
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Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities

Originally published in HBCU Digest magazine, June 2014. It is virtually impossible to think about the culture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) without thinking about the place of Black Greek Lettered Organizations (BGLOs) on many, if not most, of their campuses. Dubbed the “Divine Nine,” after the nine-member National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC), … Continue reading