Never one to shy away from candid comments, former Auburn Tiger and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley told Philadelphia radio hosts too many black people are caught up in a culture that’s more concerned with street cred than intelligence.
The federal government should require all colleges to create early-alert systems that flag students with low test scores, missing assignments, or spotty attendance. That would be one way to curb the alarming number of minority men who drop out of college.
Since the cases of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and numerous others have hit the media, many have come to the conclusion that black men are the face of domestic violence. You keep hearing calls asking, “Why won’t these brothers just get it together?”
According to Time Magazine African-American men today face such high levels of unemployment and incarceration that they are in little better position when compared with white men than a half-century ago.