The Vestiges of Racism, while blaming the victim – The Murders during the week of July 4, 2016


 an essay The week of July 4, 2016 started with great fanfare.  Many beamed with pride as the Nation celebrated its independence, although some African-Americans pondered the great Frederick Douglass’ comments admonishing those claiming freedom and independence for all, while at the same time the country was in the height of slavery!   Then, all … Continue reading

George Zimmerman trial recap, ending June 13, 2013 – All awaiting Jury’s response


For those who support George Zimmerman, their claim is simple; the Prosecution has not proven their case, or they strongly believe Trayvon Martin was another African-American thug looking for trouble causing George Zimmerman to shoot him in self-defense.  Their contention is jurors should have concluded to case hours ago!   For those who support Trayvon … Continue reading

The Urban View / The Power – The Feedback is in


Our initial blog post dated June 2, 2011 received tremendous views and comments.  This was complemented by our companion medium Facebook page. an except from a reader…. I only purchased my XM because of the Power and now that it’s changing format I have to decide if it is worth my money. I can see … Continue reading

Just in time for the Presidential Debate – Samuel Jackson implores Obama supporters to Wake the F*** UP


There has been lots of noise in the media about President Obama’s supporters being very apathetic.  Perhaps, but are those voices merely trying to replicate then Senator Obama’s historic presidential campaign, without acknowledging that today’s environment is different?  This video has received  a lot of attention since it broke mid-week.  The message is obvious and … Continue reading

Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno – “We’ll be OK, as long as they are African-American and poor…..


You have to wonder…….Perhaps Paterno and the Penn State administration did what they felt was right, but you have to consider what if the kids were not predominately African-American and poor??? would their actions or lack of, been different????? READ THE GRAND JURY REPORT FOR YOURSELF – DON’T BE MISGUIDED ONE WAY OR ANOTHER

Dr. Wilmer Leon, President Obama, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the CBC and the charge!!


Dr. Leon provides a perspective that very few academics have the courage to offer.  Although I do not totally agree with his premise, particularly the notion Maxine Waters and the CBC are on point, I respect the notion the President, like you or me is deserving of criticism when warranted.  That does not mean your … Continue reading

President Obama takes the debt-ceiling case to the students at Univ. of Maryland – 7.22.11


No doubt, while nobody wants to have more debt than they can pay for……..in a capital system, it is not the end of the world.  As a matter of fact, it really is a non-issue.  Look at historic data of debt-ceiling increasing and you might be surprised.  The very people who are raising cane about … Continue reading

Dr. Wilmer Leon once again speaking the Truth – The Current Political Landscape


The Current Political Landscape, Ideology vs. Reality Thursday 21 July 2011 by: Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III,| News Analysis House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) at a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 15, 2011. (Photo: Philip Scott Andrews / The New York Times) In describing the recent budget debate impasse between the … Continue reading

Clarifying the “Uncle Tom” Distortion


On July 2nd, Professor David Reynolds was a guest on “Inside the Issues” hosted by Dr. Wilmer Leon, III.  His latest book, “Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle of America” was discussed.   The significance of the book is it corrects the popular myth that “Uncle Tom” was a sellout.  That stigma has … Continue reading

Dr. Leon Provides “Urban” Analysis on Casey Anthony


Dr. Wilmer Leon, III – Professor at Howard University, protege of the late Dr. Ron Walters, national syndicated Talk-Show Host; has spoken and gives an urban perspective you will not read about in mainstream media. DR. LEON’S ANALYSIS ON CASEY ANTHONY “Like” Dr. Leon on Facebook

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