Dr. Anthony Samad

zz_Anthony-SamadDr. Anthony Asadullah Samad is an author, scholar and the co-founder, Managing Director and host of the Urban Issues Forum. Dr. Samad's most recent book is entitled "Saving The Race: Empowerment Through Wisdom". His national column can be read in newspapers and cyber-sites nationwide. His weekly writings can be read at www.blackcommentator.com. For more information about Dr. Samad, go to www.AnthonySamad.com.

Urban Issues Forum: Charles Blow

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This forum will focus on how American culture has been complicit in the perversion of police abuse and domestic violence in the 21st Century. Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri (and other cities, including Los Angeles) and the National Football League, has pushed these issues right in our face and forced us-as a society-to confront these LONG TIME social realities.

Rice Domestic Violence Video

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Anthony Samad: For years our culture has condoned men “manhandling” women that stepped “out of their place,” in the same way society reinforced racial hierarchies when people of color (regardless of what color) exerted any sense of equality.

LA Schools Still Waiting for Superman

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Anthony Samad: The district is not trying to save black boys and has solidified itself as a primary feeder to the “school-to-prison” pipeline in California. The data supports it and the parents know it.

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