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Jewel Woods

Entries by Jewel Woods

Torture In American Schools

(3) Comments | Posted April 29, 2009 | 8:29 AM

Imagine the terror of a mother frantically trying to cut down her child seconds after finding him hanging from an extension cord in his bedroom. Picture the trauma of a 10-year-old girl desperately trying to hold up her older brother after finding him hanging from a noose in an upstairs...

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Why Men Kill The Ones They Love: Personal & Professional Reflections

(3) Comments | Posted March 13, 2009 | 5:58 AM

My mother is a wiry-thin black woman who - soaking weight, with rollers in her hair and wearing a pair of roller skates - only weighs about 110 pounds. My father, on the other hand, was around 6 feet 2, 220 pounds, a former Golden Gloves champion, and...

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Joe Scarborough Needs a Hug!

(9) Comments | Posted March 11, 2009 | 6:44 AM

Joe Scarborough (AKA "Morning Joe") has a problem.

According to a recent commentary, it's a problem that has to do with the "unbridled hatred" spewing from the keyboards of many readers of THE HUFFINGTON POST.

However, when he invoked President Obama's call for a "new style of politics" to...

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Venus and Serena Williams: Ousted By Racism

(16) Comments | Posted February 27, 2009 | 8:21 AM

Per usual, Venus and Serena Williams continued to dominate on the court last weekend with big sister winning her 40th singles title in Dubai, after barely nudging past younger sister in the semifinals.

And, as always, the more uncomfortable questions about their extraordinary careers are taking place outside...

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