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Listen to Jessie Jackson comment on Black Americans and the Media.

 

Discussions, Commentaries and Working Papers on the Media and Black Economics:

Commentary:  "'Selma:' Lost Time, Lost Opportunity"  (January 24, 2015)

Commentary:  "The Most Important Element in 'Top Five'"   (December 21, 2014)

Radio Interview:  Ken McClenton interviews Dr. Brooks Robinson on "A 2014 Economic Year-End Review."  To listen, click here.   (December 17, 2014)

Radio Interview:  Charles Lowman interviews Dr. Brooks Robinson on  "US Afrodescendant Nation Formation."  To listen, click here.   (December 14, 2014)

Commentary:  "When Does the Exception Become the Rule?"  (November 23, 2014)

Radio Interview:  Ken McClenton interviews Dr. Brooks Robinson concerning "22 Reasons Why Black American Businesses Fail."  Click here to listen.  (October 7, 2014).

Radio Interview:  Ken McClenton interviews Dr. Brooks Robinson concerning  "Black Community Asset and Wealth Building."  Click
here to listen.  (June 19, 2014)

Commentary: 
"A Better 'My Brother's Keeper' Program" (February 28, 2014)

Radio Interview:  Tony Powers and Lee Miller interview Dr. Brooks Robinson concerning resolving the Black-White wealth gap.  Click
here to listen.  (January 2, 2014)

Radio Interview:  Mr. Ken McClenton interview Dr. Brooks Robinson concerning the year past and the year ahead.  Click
here to listen. (December 30, 2013)

 Radio Interview:  Mr. Ken McClenton interviews Dr. Brooks Robinson concerning Monologue on Race and other contemporary issues.  Click here to listen. (October 9, 2013)


 

Radio Interview:  Mr. Willie Lawson Interviews Dr. Brooks Robinson on the nation's economy and weakness in urban markets.  Click here to listen.  (June 4, 2013) 

 

Commentary:  "Kanye Doesn't Provide Keys" (May 26, 2013)

 

Radio Interview:  On April 30, 2013, Dr. Brooks Robinson was interviewed by Charles Butler on The Take--a Chicago-based radio program--concerning Black economic sustainability.  Click here to listen.

 

On February 14, 2013, Dr. Brooks Robinson appeared on the "Exceptional Conservative" Radio Program with Mr. Ken McClenton.  They discussed the financial state of the nation's economy and Pay to Let Us Go.  Click here to listen.

 

See Dr. Brooks Robinson  participate in a discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on HuffingtonPost.com.  (012113)

 

Commentary:  "Django Unchained:  Survive to Act Another Day" (12/29/12)

 

Radio Interview:  On July 19, 2012, Dr. Brooks Robinson  was interviewed by Mr. Kenneth McCleton on the American Conservative RAdio Network's "Exceptional Conservative" program.  To listen to the interview, click here.

 

Radio Interview:  On December 5, 2011, Dr. Brooks Robinson was interviewed by Mr. Kenneth McClenton on the American Conservative Radio Network's "Exceptional Conservative" program.  To listen to the interview, click here.

 

Learn about the first World Afrodescendant Youth Summit (WAYS), which was conducted in San Jose, Costa Rica on October 5-7, 2011.  Over 100 Afrodescendant youth from North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa participated.  Click here.  To learn more, visit the WAYS Internet Web site.

 

 

Radio Interview:  On September 12, 2011, Mr. K.D. Bowe of the Sheridan Gospel Network interviewed Dr. Brooks Robinson concerning The American Jobs Act. Click here to listen to the interview

 

 

Radio Interview:  On August 1,  2011, Mr. Kenneth McClenton interviewed Dr. Brooks Robinson on the American Conservative Nation Radio Network.  They discussed the nation's fiscal issues and the book Change:  Black America's Religion.  Click here to listen to the interview.

 

 

Radio Interview:  On May 2, 2011, at 10:00 p.m. EST, Dr. Brooks Robinson appeared on "The Exceptional Conservative Show" with Kenneth McClenton on the American Conservative Nation Radio Network.  You can listen to the interview by clicking here.

 

Webinar:  Hear the results of an April 20, 2011 Webinar with Professor of Law, Dr.  Vernellia Randall of the University of Dayton.  Listen to a presentation entitled:  "Key Reasons for Black American Unemployment:  The Adverse Psychological Effects of Infotainment and Weak Black American Entrepreneurship."  Click here to listen.    

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How does the media affect Black economics?  Read:

 

Black Americans and the Media: 

An Economic Perspective

 

Black Americans and the Media:  An Economic Perspective provides a thorough analysis of media effects on Black economic outcomes.  It provides information on "What Black American must know and do about the media."  This manuscript contains the following copyrighted components:

 

Foreword

Annotated Table of Contents

Chapter One - Introduction 

Chapter Two - Power of the Media

Chapter Three - Representativeness and Role Evaluation Part I 

Chapter Four - Representativeness and Role Evaluation Part II

Chapter Five - Black Unemployment and Infotainment (Published in the January 2009 issue of The Journal of Economic Inquiry, pp. 98-117): 

Chapter Six - 60 Minutes (without appendices)

Chapter Seven - Three Black Cable Television Networks:  Black Entertainment Television (BET); The Black Family Channel (BFC); and TV One (without appendices)

Chapter Eight - Game Theory and SIGs

Chapter Nine - Conclusion

 

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