After watching this are you still loving, Love & Hip Hop, Empire, and Basketball Wives?! These shows are nothing to shrug off or indulge in as mere entertainment.
Dr. Amos Wilson discusses: Education, oppression creating an immature mind, social institutions and their relationship to Black people, how education can make you dumb, the education necessary for Black students, the role of the Black teacher, the reason for the high dropout rate, how the ultimate consumer is created, the necessity of thinking skills and listen skills in the curriculum, and more.
Wise Intelligent discusses: The power and influence of Black art, the myth of “conscious” music not selling, Hilary Clinton’s view of hip hop, what the purpose of an artist should be, and more.
“New York was a place of extreme wealth and dire poverty, of glittering Manhattan financial centers and teeming slums. It was the job of the NYPD to make sure the two universes did not overlap. There were no Jim Crow segregation laws in Mew York, as there still were in the South, but unofficial segregation was a fact of life. A significant aspect of policing in relation to blacks and Puerto Ricans was to make sure they ‘stayed in their place,’ both figuratively and literally.” From, “The Savage City,” By: T.J. English