Demographic Shifts and Black Political Power

By Commentaries/Opinions

Census data on city populations made headlines this week. Washington, DC can apparently only barely be described as “chocolate city” since the African American population is only a scant majority in the city. According to the Washington Post, even the block on which former mayor Marion Barry cut his teeth, married wife Effie, and ran for mayor in 1976 is now whiter than it has ever been with a Norman…

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Commentary, Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. James Turner

By Commentaries/Opinions, Vantage Point Articles

  An Authentic “Race Man” Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. James Turner Four decades ago at the height of the Black Consciousness and Black Power Movements, the National Council of Black Studies was founded as a mechanism to ensure the character and quality of Black Studies Programs that were being created at colleges and universities across the nation in response to demands of Black students.  As a direct…

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