Black Males

How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

by Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith

In Baltimore and around the country, we are losing too many young people—especially young Black boys and men—to violence. One of those young people... Read More

My Brother's Keeper

Measuring the Effectiveness of My Brother’s Keeper

by Nick Chiles / The Hechinger Report

One by one, smartly dressed young African-American men emerged from dark curtains, each wearing a big smile and holding aloft a small sign displaying... Read More

football, Brooks

Despite NYT Scribe’s Scolding, ‘Kaepernicking’ Is Very Patriotic

by Madison J. Gray

High school football players have always had their role models. Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Doug Williams, John Elway, Emmitt Smith, Eli Manning, Brett Favre. The... Read More

Police

The Tough Job of Finding a Sanctuary for Black Boys

by Larry J. Walker

A recent investigtion by the U.S. Justice Department focusing on law enforcement in Baltimore substantiates stories from the Black community regarding police misconduct there. While the DOJ report forces... Read More

Omaha, Nebraska: Highest rate of black murders says new report

Nation’s Most Dangerous City for Black Males? Omaha

by The Grio

Nebraska, known for its large agricultural industry, has surprisingly claimed the top spot as the state with the highest incidence of Black murder victims,... Read More

Young Black Men at the Highest Risk of HIV/AIDS

Young Black Men at the Highest Risk of HIV/AIDS

by The Grio

According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study published last Tuesday, more than half of newly HIV-infected youth were African-Americans. The study looked at more... Read More

Steve Harvey Mentoring Campaign Kicks Off

Steve Harvey Mentoring Campaign Launches a Call for Inspiring Mentors

by #teamEBONY

On November 17, 2012 in Chicago, Steve Harvey will kick off a powerful new initiative driving the need for mentoring around the country, with... Read More

Report: Funding Increase for Black Males

Report: Funding Increase for Black Males

by #teamEBONY

A recent report conducted jointly by the Foundation Center and the Open Society Foundation reveals the level of philanthropic engagement targeted towards Black males.... Read More

Kevin Powell on Being a “Father”

Kevin Powell on Being a “Father”

by Kevin Powell

I am a father. I did not know that I was one, but I am. Not even sure when it happened, but, alas, it... Read More

Teens Talk Trayvon and Growing Up Black on ‘Melissa Harris Perry’

Teens Talk Trayvon and Growing Up Black on ‘Melissa Harris Perry’

by #teamEBONY

This past weekend, MSNBC's Melissa Harris Perry​ featured three young men speaking about race, the murder of Trayvon Martin and the perils of growing up Black and... Read More