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Ask a black guy

October 24, 2012

What song will be the anthem for GHOE 2012?   Guy #1 I think that “Clique” song with Big Sean, Kanye, and everybody will be the theme song for this year’s homecoming.  The chorus goes hard, but that beat gets people hy...

Nubian Message: How often do you use your B.E.E.R. goggles?

October 17, 2012

In Runway Fashion, there are few men, and absolutely no room for anyone of any gender to be overweight. Even in “ready to wear” fashions, though extended sizes exist, selection is limited, often mundane and quite ghastly. ...

Political debates crucial to campaign success

October 17, 2012

The presidential debates usually are tightly scripted and well-rehearsed joint press coferences. But because they’re one of the few places where our next president can speak to the country at length and unfiltered by the me...

Ask A Black Guy

October 17, 2012

When is Tupac coming back? Guy#1 Why does everybody think that Pac is coming back? Tupac Shakur got killed after the Tyson fight. That’s as simple as I can put it. But believe Suge Knight had him set up. Tupac is gone, but he ...

Do race preferences help students?

October 10, 2012

Affirmative action, long one of America's most divisive social issues, is about to grab headlines again. On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a challenge to a state university's use of race in selecting st...

Tinker Hatfield, the Michael Jordan behind Jordans

October 3, 2012

When you stand in line for those Jordans, what do you think about? Do you think of the initials MJ, Air Jordan, or maybe the iconic number 23? With a total of five MVP awards, ten All-NBA First-Team designations, nine All-Defensi...

Preachers telling blacks not to vote is sinful

September 26, 2012

Worse than a preacher telling his congregants how to vote is telling them not to vote at all. That should be considered a sin. I don’t know that there are any widespread efforts by ministers discouraging voting in this ye...

Shapes and mistakes: Finding the perfect fit

September 26, 2012

Every woman or fashion maven has a style icon. Whether it is Kim K, Beyonce, or Sofia Vergara we all seek celebrities for inspiration and secretly covet their lifestyles and mimic their trends. They are the label pushers, trend se...

Romney stumbles in presidential campaign

September 25, 2012

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign strove to turn the page on a week of public stumbles and Republican hand-wringing Sunday, promising a redoubled effort in the most competitive states to undercut his opponent’s economic re...

Guidelines for scholastic success

September 12, 2012

Last Wednesday, after my 12 P.M. class, I grabbed the Register and began to read. As I read through my favorite sections, the Word and the Scene, I noticed there were several stories and features regarding Freshman do’s and do...

The day after 9/11

September 12, 2012

y to reveal a truth. Who does not remember where they were on Sept. 11 when they heard that the towers had come down? But terrible times also can provide insight that might otherwise never come. In 2001, I was teaching in Chicag...

The economy is Obama’s defining issue

September 6, 2012

A question about the state of the U.S. economy posed to President Barack Obama by a Colorado local television reporter on Monday drew national attention across the Internet and cable talk shows _ and deservedly so. "Your party says you i...

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