Category Archives: B. Rice Community Research and Reviews

B. Rice Community Research and Reviews will display relevant articles, surveys, data that affect our community as a whole

What’s next for Legion Field? (A mixed use idea that extend beyond sports)

After the announcement of the new stadium for downtown Birmingham, AL I’ve been brainstorming about what could be done with the old Legion Field site that could really work for the community and the city as a whole. There are … Continue reading

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1.5 Million Missing Black Men, NY Times reports

1.5 Million Missing Black Men By JUSTIN WOLFERS, DAVID LEONHARDT and KEVIN QUEALY APRIL 20, 2015 For every 100 black women not in jail, there are only 83 black men. The remaining men – 1.5 million of them – are, … Continue reading

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Brilliant is the New Black – great resource for young black men

Lead text written by Dr. Brian A. Burt (#15) This article comes as a follow-up to the “Sexy Black Female Scientists” article published on June 14, 2014. That article highlighting Black women in STEM fields ranging from Biophysics to Medicine … Continue reading

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Criming While White and Living While Black

Criming While White will blow your mind especially if you are a Black Male. You have to watch the tweets of White Americans admitting to crimes they got away with no arrest. I spent this weekend gathering example after example … Continue reading

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This article said he died protecting his mother, my initial observation is different

The article below said he died protecting his mother, my initial observation sees it differently. He died placing his mother in danger because of the past choices and affiliations he had. Yes he stood up with his arms outstretched past … Continue reading

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It’s sad that Hispanics and African Americans have to whitewash their names just to get a interview

He Dropped One Letter In His Name While Applying For Jobs, And The Responses Rolled In José vs Joe The Huffington Post  | By Cate Matthews His name is José Zamora, and he had a routine. During his months-long job search, … Continue reading

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Black Male Stereotype: We forget so fast and we take what is in the police report as the truth too often, too early

We forget after news stations are not covering the story anymore. One week before the Ferguson shooting the police shot John Crawford at Walmart for having picked up a bb gun in the store. They originally told you he did … Continue reading

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