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Chicago Principal Creates Model for Educating Black Boys

In recognition of September’s designation as National School Success Month, we are revisiting this April 2017 article.

The Most Important Relationship Advice I Ever Received as a Young Black Boy

The author shares invaluable relationship wisdom imparted by his uncle in this article from December 2016.

Take on America, 100 Black Men

100 Black Men Get Real About How America Treats Black Boys

Take on America, a new PBS series curated by OZY Media, tackles how race adds…

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A Teacher Told 10-Year-Old Boy That He’s to Blame If He Gets Shot by Police

A 10-year-old Black student in Lenexa, Kansas was brought to tears over comments a teacher…

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Dear Society: Heartbroken Black Men Need Love Too

Perhaps one of my favorite shows on Netflix is Friday Night Tykes. It’s a show…

11-Year-Old Launches Book Club in Celebration of Black Boys

11-year-old Sidney Keys III has started a book club to celebrate Black boys, and it…

Carrying Jada

Supporting and Carrying our Girls and Boys

We think it is rape culture or gun violence that will define us as a…

Why Black Boys Need Lupita Nyong’o

It was revealed yesterday that Lupita Nyong’o was named People Magazine’s "Most Beautiful" person. Considering…

How to Make My Brother’s Keeper Better

With the announcement of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative last week, President Obama unveiled his…

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Another Black Boy’s Life Interrupted

I'll be 39 in September, and it has taken all 39 of those years to…