Black Males

By now, everyone knows the story of how a teenager in a South Carolina classroom was pulled out of a chair onto the floor by…

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…

Almost a year ago, President Obama announced that his administration would embark on an ambitious initiative he called “My Brother’s Keeper.” The intention was to get…

One summer about a million years ago, when I was 18, I went to community college to take some classes to transfer back to the university…

  As a mentor of African-American male youth in the community, one of the things I’m constantly looking for is information and resources. But whether…

  Former Harlem Globetrotter veteran Kevin “Special K” Daley has moved on from the famed basketball squad after a decade, but he hasn’t stopped inspiring people.…

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter…

  These days the “Twitterverse” is inescapable and who can believe that just a decade ago the term “tweet” was still associated with birds. But…

  This week, an American ritual will repeat itself. Something that within the past century has morphed into a rite of passage for armies of…

The “what’s wrong with Black males” chorus has been one long sung by the national media. Lengthy, well-reported articles in the Washington Post, The New…

Did someone confess to the murder of Kendrick Johnson? I hope investigators are one step closer to determining what happened to Johnson. The 17-year-old high…

President Barack Obama’s (pictured center) new “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, aimed at addressing employment and education challenges for young men of color, has been lauded…