Entries by Brantley Watson

The Mother Of South Africa

“I will not allow the selfless efforts of my husband and his friends to be abandoned. I will continue the struggle for a free and equal South Africa.” – 1962 “To those who oppose us, we say, ‘Strike the woman, and you strike the rock’.” – 1966 “It is only when all black groups, join […]

Harvard study shows effects of racism on income for black men

According to a recent study from researchers at Harvard, Stanford and the Census Bureau, there is severe income inequality that exists between black and white men that causes adult black males to earn significantly less than their white counterparts. A common theme among income inequality discussions is that the heart of the problem exists due […]

Plugged In: Follow These 15 Women

Social media is about more than posting pictures of what we eat for lunch that day or photos from our kids’ weekend soccer games. Although both of those things are great, for some, social media is used to accomplish different objectives. In many instances, social media users get everything from their daily news to their […]


Convocation Expected to Inject Millions into STL

Originally posted on STLAmerican.com — The Church of God in Christ’s 109th Holy Convocation projected to make over $30 million economic impact to St. Louis metro area. This gathering of more than 40,000 attendees, scheduled for November 7-13 at the America’s Center and the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis, is one of the city’s […]


Bishop Blake, faith leaders ask Clinton to work with black church

Originally posted on ReligionNews.com. — (RNS) Two dozen faith leaders have delivered an open letter to Hillary Clinton asking her “We know that you will not make the political mistake of taking the 69,000 black churches in the US for granted,” the writers said in the letter delivered Monday (Oct. 31) to Clinton’s campaign headquarters in […]