Popular black scholar and political commentator Dr. Boyce Watkins ripped into President Barack Obama on Monday for lacking what he believes is the moral authority to tell graduates at the prestigious historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., that racism is no longer an excuse for failure in America.
On Wednesday, PepsiCo pulled and apologized for a Tyler, the Creator–developed Mountain Dew ad that was deemed racist — most notably by Dr. Boyce Watkins, a Syracuse University professor. Tyler has finally commented in a long conversation with Billboard, and he stands by the commercial: "There's no type of hate ... More »
In a piece for Clutch magazine, Britni Danielle says that Tyler the Creator's online commercial peddles stereotypes that black men have been fighting for years. Dr. Boyce Watkins called the spot, "arguably the most racist commercialShow More Summary
PepsiCo has pulled an ad for Mountain Dew that cultural critic Dr. Boyce Watkins called in a blog post today "arguably the most racist commercial in history." The ad was created by PepsiCo in collaboration with Tyler, the Creator...
Following a litany of complaints, PepsiCo has pulled a :60 Mountain Dew commercial that social commentator Dr. Boyce Watkins dubbed, "arguably the most racist commercial in history." The ad, indeed, carries racist overtones with a white...Show More Summary
PepsiCo has pulled a Mountain Dew commercial that social commentator Dr. Boyce Watkins calls "arguably the most racist commercial in history." [Content warning for racism, battery, and basically everything that's wrong with the worl...
Dear THE BLACK (Progressive) Agenda Is Safe - Right Through These Doors Dr Boyce Says: (5:25 mark) Fight For Our Right To Have.......................A Good Education? Fight For Our Right To Have........................A Job? Fight For...Show More Summary
Observer, Analyse, Report The OPPORTUNITY COSTS Of "Fraud & Hokum"How GEOMETRY Can Be Used To Analysis Black Community Governance Dr Boyce Watkins Again - While I applaud the efforts of the Nation Of Islam to broaden the horizion ofShow More Summary
Shout out to Dr. Boyce Watkins. Yolanda Spivey speaks with Tom Joyner and Roland Martin about how many extra job offers she received once she led prospective employers to believe that she was white. youtube
College basketball players often feel honored to showcase their skill in competitions like March Madness, but Dr. Boyce Watkins writes on Black Blue Dog that from a university professor's perspective, the money made on the backs of students who should be focusing on their education is unfair and harmful. Read full article...
In a blog post at Black Blue Dog, Dr. Boyce Watkins weighs in on the recent announcement by former Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance C.R. White that she was fired because of clashes over the way her bosses wanted to represent African-American women. He says that Essence lost its "essence" a long time ago. Read full article...
Dr. Boyce Watkins sits down Minister Farrakhan to pick his brain on the Django Unchained movie. Dr. Boyce Watkins.com youtube
No matter how we feel about Django Unchained, we should be sure to remember that the best way to have our stories told is to tell them ourselves.
On his blog - the "Blue Dog" Professor Boyce Watkins called out his friend Cornel West for his "racist" attack against multi-millionaire entertainer Jay-Z. Boyce Watkins Disagrees With Cornel West's Minimization Of Shawn Carter's "Rags...Show More Summary
NOTE: The Collection Of "Dr Boyce Watkins Posts" On This Blog(You Indeed Are One Of My Most Interesting Subjects - Sir) My Post From Black Blue Dog Democrat: (Note: Some Of You All's SELF IDENTIFICATION Amazes Me) Dr. Boyce: Do Black...Show More Summary
Dr Boyce Watkins Obama Tried To Please White Racist Conservatives My Showing Them How Much He Could Push Around Black People By Ignoring Their Concerns Michel Martin Black People Like The Democratic Party Over The Republicans Because...Show More Summary
From A Post In November 2011 If you ever want to know what triggers "violent thoughts" in my head that I convert into "Blax News" reports so I don't become a victim of "The New Jim Crow" - just read the line of reasoning by Black Progressive Fundamentalist Public Intellectual - Dr Boyce Watkins. Show More Summary
The president's remarks reflect a consistent perception that there are members of the African American community who expect too much of the Obama Administration.
I have a confession to make: I've never understood the vehement opposition that the black church has to gay marriage. Don't get me wrong, I understand what the bible has to say on the matter, but since when did every Christian live according to the bible?
In an opinion piece for EURweb, Dr. Boyce Watkins asks why black Christians are being scrutinized so much more intensely than their white counterparts when it comes to views on marriage equality. On the front page of CNN today, there...Show More Summary