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NAN hosts 14th Annual Convention Featuring Rev. Jesse Jackson  & Others

NAN hosts 14th Annual Convention Featuring Rev. Jesse Jackson & Others

By Doshon Farad This past weekend the National Action Network (NAN), headed by Rev. Al Sharpton, wrapped up its 14th annual convention. It was held from April 3-6 in New York City at the Times Square Sheraton Hotel in midtown. As always, NAN’s highly energized conference drew thousands,…

Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks in Newark, NJ

Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks in Newark, NJ

By Doshon Farad On Jan 31st,2013 in Newark, NJ, at Malcolm X Shabazz High School, Your Black World founder and Syracuse Professor Dr. Boyce Watkins keynoted a program aimed at empowering young African-American men and African-Americans, in general, in financial literacy,mentoring,and goal setting. He shared the dais with…

Doshon Farad Interviews R&B Legend & Radio PersonalityJames Mtume

Doshon Farad Interviews R&B Legend & Radio PersonalityJames Mtume

On Feb.1st, 2013 Your Black World reporter Doshon Farad spoke with R&B Legend and radio personality James Mtume. We caught up with the music icon that evening in Newark,NJ at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). Mtume sat on a panel moderated by music critic and filmmaker…

Doshon Farad: Celebration of Life of Khallid Abdul Muhammad Keynoted By Malik Zulu Shabazz

Doshon Farad: Celebration of Life of Khallid Abdul Muhammad Keynoted By Malik Zulu Shabazz

By Doshon Farad On Saturday Jan.12, activists in New York City convened to celebrate the birthday of late…

Doshon Farad: Newtown; Why do you feel it wasn’t supposed to happen there?

Doshon Farad: Newtown; Why do you feel it wasn’t supposed to happen there?

By Doshon Farad I thought it would be best if I allowed some time to pass before I…

Doshon Farad: My defense of Soledad O’Brien

Doshon Farad: My defense of Soledad O’Brien

By Doshon Farad You know, it really sickens me that, in the twenty-first century, black folks are still…

Doshon Farad: Erykah Badu; My Celebrity Wife

Doshon Farad: Erykah Badu; My Celebrity Wife

By Doshon Farad Look, I’ll tell anybody, Erykah Badu is my wife even if she doesn’t know it…

Doshon Farad: Black Men Discuss Fatherhood in Harlem

Doshon Farad: Black Men Discuss Fatherhood in Harlem

By Doshon Farad With the public being constantly bombarded by negative images of black men, one might draw…

Doshon Farad: Obama, Syria and Assad-The Threat Of War; Here We Go Again

Doshon Farad: Obama, Syria and Assad-The Threat Of War; Here We Go Again

By Doshon Farad Yesterday, Dec.4th, President Obama issued a warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad concerning intelligence reports…

Doshon Farad: The Death of Jordan Davis,Open Season on Negroes?

Doshon Farad: The Death of Jordan Davis,Open Season on Negroes?

By Doshon Farad Do you remember that old episode of the “Looney Tunes” cartoon where Bugs Bunny and…

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