African American males

“They know they’re going to face some obstacles along the way, sometimes some discouragement, because all too often the world underestimates young men like these.…

Two years ago, heart patient Anthony Stokes was kept of a heart transplant list because of his police record. At 15, when admitted to an…

He was 25 years old. He was Black. He was homeless, unarmed, mentally ill, lying on the ground and he was still shot to death…

Justice – “A concern for peace and genuine respect for people. The quality of being just, impartial, or fair.” In a solemn courtroom in the…

Manhood in the Black community is at a crossroads. Some would say it always has been. And as we become more and more removed from…

On a recent segment of Keeping It Real with Rev. Al Sharpton, a nationally-syndicated radio show where I serve as a co-host, a troubling yet…

On February 27 of this year, President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK). MBK stands for the core principle that if you work…

On July 26, 2012, President Obama launched his official White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. The program is designed to help children of…

On the night of February 26, 2012, 17-year old Trayvon Martin, a hoodie-wearing high school junior, was walking through a neighborhood in Sanford, Florida when…