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Your Black Scholars Speak Out on the Morehouse Shooting Incident

by on May 19, 2009

by Dr. Boyce Watkins

After the recent shooting incident between two Morehouse College students, we felt compelled to make sure that Black scholars from around the nation had an opportunity to chime in. 

Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., President of the Brothers of the Academy

“When I saw this story on CNN, I thought there was something strange about it. Here’s a young man that is a 2nd or 3rd generation Morehouse man that had to leave school after being shot by a young man that is graduating, what? It appeared to me that there is more to this story than meets the eye. I don’t know the full story, but there has to be more to this story. Lets keep it real, I am all about giving a young Black man a second chance, but how did he get to come back to the same school as the victim? I don’t have answers, just questions.”

Click to read more about black scholar perceptions of the Morehouse student shooting.


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