It’s time for black scholars to get off the academic plantation
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 inresponse to a series of complaints about racism that the organization had received in the past. read story
Building Partnerships Between Police Officers and the Communities They Serve
What is community policing? In the wake of increased shootings in Ferguson and around the country, there has been a renewed public interest in the role of police, the extent of police brutality, and the prevalence of racial bias. read story
The Reverse-Decision: Who Said You Can’t Go Home Again?
Lebron James is back in Cleveland.
Who dared, hoped or dreamed this would happen?
Judging by the reaction of the sports media, or American media in general, as well as Northeast Ohio fans; you’d think the Beatles had all miraculously returned and announced they were moving there from Liverpool. read story
Ladies, if a man’s not taking care of his kids, don’t sleep with him
I’m not into the business of telling people what to do. But I have daughters and god kids, and they sometimes come to me for advice. When it comes to the kids I love, I am what I would call a L.A.M.E. parent: I offer L-ove, A-dvice, a little M-oney and a great deal of E-motional support. read story
Is the media overreacting in the Ray Rice situation?
Ray Rice’s wife Janay was physically assaulted in an elevator a few months ago. In the shocking video, Rice punches Janay in the
face and knocks her out cold. The case has since become a political football, with some calling for Rice to never play football again. read story
The Rise of the Police Industrial Complex
In Buffalo, N.Y, retired officer Greg Kwiatkowski wasn’t arrested, he was just indicted.
Essentially, he was given an appearance ticket.
And, why not?