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The Changing Face of Black Higher Education

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The changing ethnic composition of traditional Black colleges and universities and the normal issues facing all institutions of higher learning present unique challenges for educators faced with the original mission o...

Does Culture Trump Race?

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According to scientific studies, all humans are 99.9 percent genetically identical.  However, the Atlantic slave trade was based on skin color, which scientists say is determined by only six of 40,000 genes or just on...

Chicago Black Expo

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African Origin: Civilized or Barbaric?

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Guest Yaa-Lengi Ngemi discuss societal beliefs about Africa and world history from an Afrocentric perspective.   1922

Can One Black College Save Them All?

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The glue that holds the successful, professional class in the Black community together is a black college somewhere in their past.  On those campuses, the descendants of slaves, often disadvantaged, have been liberate...

Should Americans Boycott the Japanese?

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Facing a recession, high unemployment and a multi-billion dollar trade deficit with Japan, American consumers and corporations have rallied around the "Buy American" campaign.   Dr. William Gibson, Chairman of the NAA...

Is it Racism or Excuses?

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In a Newsweek poll many Blacks believed that the government is responsible for the crisis in the Black community.    Can  many of the problems facing the Black community be attributed to racism or Black America's inab...

Mixing Civil Rights and Business Success

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Apparel entrepreneur Don Polk turned a college business into a $100-million-a-year conglomerate.  He shares one of his secrets to success, mixing business savvy with civic responsibility.(2625)

Africa in Chaos

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Famine, colonialism, civil war, dictators and terrorism have marked Africa’s political and social history.  Is there a prescription for addressing Africa’s problems?  What is at the core of the continent’s social and ...