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Entries by Dr. Boyce Watkins from 06/2011

Hallmark's Father's Day Card for Black Mothers: Way Off Base

| Posted 06.23.2011 | Politics

Hallmark's decision to create a Father's Day card for black women engages in the act of celebrating a dysfunction, increasing the likelihood that the dysfunction eventually becomes as acceptable as the normal state of affairs.

Jesse Jackson, Black Leaders Are Right About Ending the War on Drugs

| Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

It's time for all of us to wake up and attack the problem of mass incarceration and the drug war. If there were ever a set of realities that are reflective of the persistent racial divides that continue to plague America, this one would be it.