Archives for December 2007

Is Blackademics Under Attack?

Published on 14 Dec 2007 at 6:53 pm. No Comments.
Filed under technology.

Greetings Blackademics family. Unfortunately we have not been able to debug and still cannot receive your comments. As we cannot effectively facilitate discussion we are going to temporarily suspend publishing posts and interviews. As soon as the problem is fixed, I will publish the December 2007 interview with poet, activist and scholar Mari Evans […]

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Comments are currently jacked up

Published on 12 Dec 2007 at 2:13 am. No Comments.
Filed under technology.

. . . As you may have noticed. But I am working on it. Updates are forthcoming . . .

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The Great Debate: Denzel, Violence and Scholarship

Published on 7 Dec 2007 at 12:46 pm. 7 Comments.
Filed under black image,entertainment,film.

I’m sure many of you contributed to the $121,716,990 box office smash, American Gangster (if not, I hope you at least got to check out the bootleg). Based on the true story of Frank Lucas, a notorious New York drug dealing kingpin in the late 1960s, American Gangster gives us yet another example of the […]

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Ending Famine, Simply by Ignoring the Experts

Published on 5 Dec 2007 at 12:15 pm. 3 Comments.
Filed under Africa,news/politics,poverty.

Just thought this was an interesting story… Over the past 20 years, the World Bank and some rich nations Malawi depends on for aid have periodically pressed this small, landlocked country to adhere to free market policies and cut back or eliminate fertilizer subsidies, even as the United States and Europe extensively subsidized their own […]

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Published on 1 Dec 2007 at 11:24 am. 4 Comments.
Filed under Africa,collective action,diaspora,health.

World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st. The World Health Organization established World AIDS Day in 1988. World AIDS Day provides governments, national AIDS programs, faith organizations, community organizations, and individuals with an opportunity to raise awareness and focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic. Why is it relevant to us? (I’m […]

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