Why Men Don’t Know How to Heal After A Breakup

Why Men Don’t Know How to Heal After A Breakup

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Last week, I was listening to Bill Burr’s “Monday Morning Podcast”— one of my favorite podcasts out—and he was recalling the heartbreaking story of... Read More

Kanye West: How Being ‘Strong and Silent’ Hurts Black Men

Kanye West: How Being ‘Strong and Silent’ Hurts Black Men

by Terrence F. Chappell

Depression is a snake in the grass whose signal isn’t always as overt as a bite or a sting. It can mask itself in perceived progression,... Read More

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We Have to Give Young Men the Space to Define Masculinity on Their Own Terms

by George Johnson

I got my teeth kicked out when I was five-years-old. Two minutes into Moonlight, the critically acclaimed new film by Barry Jenkins, my heart... Read More

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Yes, Male Victims of Domestic Violence Exist & It’s Time to Talk About It

by Josie Pickens

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and although we are making important progress in combating this kind of violence—through legislation and public conversations... Read More

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

Black Male Masculinity Isn’t Under Attack, Misogynoir Is

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Lately, I’ve noticed that many of my e-friends and e-acquaintances have been engaging in a lot of heated discussions about masculinity. I’ve also noticed... Read More

Toxic Masculinity Matters<br />

Toxic Masculinity Matters

by Esther Armah

“For the serious ones, the real ones, the alpha ones, we know what it’s gonna take….revenue and blood,” so said Gavin Long, the identified... Read More

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Taking Off the Mask of Masculinity

by Wade A. Davis, II

Growing up, I loved that people saw me as a masculine man. I loved the power, the access, the respect and the perceived safety... Read More

How Should We Define Masculinity? A Q&A With Charles Blow

Charles Blow on Black Men, Masculinity

by #teamEBONY

The book challenges static representations of what manhood should be or look like or talk like. I'm curious, what does being a man mean... Read More

Man Enough: Jason Collins and Black Masculinity

Man Enough: Jason Collins and Black Masculinity

by #teamEBONY

“I'm Black. And I'm gay. “ With this confession, the now openly gay NBA player, Jason Collins, has reintroduced to public conversations the issue... Read More

Breaking Your ‘Bad Boy’ Addiction

Breaking Your 'Bad Boy' Addiction

by Sil Lai Abrams

Bad boys. They’re exciting. Unpredictable. Full of masculine swagger and often brimming with sexual confidence. The young ones usually easily identified by a trail... Read More