Positive role models help instill a strong sense of self-worth. Children who have been positively motivated usually become well-adjusted adults. One common characteristic of most criminals is a lack of self-esteem, which often stems from exposure to negative role models during their childhood. Without a doubt, the influence of “heroes” in the lives of children is an essential element in their de
Advertising visionary and author of Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority says that "black people are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation, that have excelled against the odds, constantly making a way out of "No way!" At this pivotal point in history, the idea of black inferiority should have had a "Going-Out-of-B
How Do We Return To The Practice Of The African Proverb: “It Takes A Village To Raise A Child”?
This passage is taken from the book “Brainwashed” Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority by Tom Burrell
From one of the books featured in The WBLK Know Thyself Book Club, “Know Thyself” by Na’Im Akbar an analogy that we may use for today’s topic is that of a lower animal like a dog gives us an idea of the difference between training and education.
This offering features 22 Essays on the African American Experience written by Anthony T. Browder. This scholar is also known for the many tours that he does of the nation’s capitol Washington DC. He is also known for the many different lectures that he does on topics ranging from the “Secret behind the Secret” and decoding the hidden messages in movies like “Avatar” and “Precious”.
This is one publication that I had the pleasure of purchasing and reading about two years ago after a friend mentioned to me this guy by the name of The Black Dot. Once I began to read this book I discovered that it was a very easy read, not complicated and very relatable to today’s young generation. The way that he breaks down the different elements of hip hop, the origins of it and how it has ta
This weekend on The People’s Station 93.7 WBLK we are launching our Know Thyself Book Club. This is a project that has been in the works for quite some time and boy do we have a number of books to present to you that will give you a better understanding of our Know Thyself Campaign, the importance of knowledge and education, and how it may relate to you.
As you may or may not know our Know Thyself