Dr. Elwood Watson - Higher Education

Dr. Elwood Watson
Dr. Elwood Watson is a professor of history, African American Studies, and Gender Studies at East Tennessee State University. He is the author of several books and articles. His latest work Performing American Masculinities: The 21st Century Man in Popular Culture published by Indiana University Press.

Starbucks #Race Together a Conversation That Whites Need to Have

by | March 25, 2015
Far too many efforts to address the issue of racism in our contemporary culture are often misgu [...] Read more

Fayetteville State at Forefront of Cyber Security

by | March 11, 2015
Many individuals from well-regarded scientists, prominent academics, CEOs, environmental consul [...] Read more

Baby Boomers and the Retirement Dilemma

by | February 17, 2015
The fact is that this is a transition that is not always as serene as many boomers envisioned. [...] Read more

Younger Americans Embrace Healthier Eating Options

by | February 4, 2015
A recent report conducted by the Nielsen Global Health and Wellness Survey offered surprising a [...] Read more

Students of Color, Women Still Harassment Targets on Campuses

by | January 28, 2015
The recent racial profiling of Yale University student Tahj Blow by campus police this past wee [...] Read more

The Double-Edged Sword of Stereotypes

by | January 21, 2015
Stereotyping is the act of making judgments and assumptions about people without knowing them a [...] Read more

Race Relations at Forefront of National Debate

by | January 13, 2015
A poll indicated that 13% of those interviewed believed that race relations are the most import [...] Read more

Some Men Need to Reconsider Their Behavior in Male Relationships

by | January 1, 2015
Over the past several months there has been a plethora of articles and studies that have discus [...] Read more

Majority of Americans Still Lean on Religion

by | December 17, 2014
A recent Gallup poll reveled that 57% of Americans believe that religion can answer all or most [...] Read more

Black Lives and the Struggle for Humanity

by | December 10, 2014
The protests in Ferguson and throughout the nation have aroused the long complacent spirit that [...] Read more

America and That Awkward Conversation About Race

by | December 2, 2014
We seem to be prone to knee jerk/defensive reactions instead of actually discussing racial matt [...] Read more

Virginia Union University Makes Progressive Move on Education Front

by | November 19, 2014
In an age where the news coming out of the world is more than often depressing ― and it seems [...] Read more

Are Civility and Good Manners Waning?

by | October 28, 2014
According to a number of psychologists and social scientists, there is evidence of a growing de [...] Read more

Growing Number of People Addicted to Pornography Alarming

by | October 9, 2014
Anyone who avidly follows contemporary popular culture and cultural trends in general is probab [...] Read more

Miss Americas Are Ordinary, Complex Human Beings, Too

by | September 23, 2014
It has been almost two weeks since Kira Kazantsev, Miss New York, won the Miss America crown on [...] Read more