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Are Many Black People Volunteering Themselves for Slavery?

I recently had a conversation with a young man I mentor.  The poor guy was just 22 years old, and had impregnated four women in four years.  He was uneducated, unemployed and living with his mother.   I could not help but see this man’s future and all the stress he’d created for himself. ‘LIKE’ NewsOne’s FB Page To Stay Up On Black News From Around The World I then thought about another young woman I mentor who’d done the same thing, except she was the one choosing to sleep with enough men to give her four kids of her own by the age of 22.  She too was “four-for-four,” with four kids, by four men, in four years.  Also, she was living with her mother, on welfare, with no job and no education.

Are Many Black People Volunteering Themselves for Slavery?


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About Dr. Boyce Watkins

Dr. Boyce Watkins is a Professor at Syracuse University and author of the book, "Black American Money." For more information, please visit

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