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A Reflection on Trayvon Martin and Taking 21 For Granted

Trayvon Martin and I have one thing in common, other than being Black males, of…

[90s Til Infinity] Black Film Classic, ‘Juice’ Turns 25!

Hip-hop enthusiast, Biba Adams talks to Khalil Kain and Ernest Dickerson about the lasting impact of Black film classic, Juice on its 25th anniversary.

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

I got my teeth kicked out when I was five-years-old. Two minutes into Moonlight, the…

Editor’s Letter: Man Up

One of my fondest memories as an undergrad at Northwestern University centers on a time-honored…

Viewing Black Fatherhood from Both Abandonment and Fulfillment

Father’s Day is here and millions of dads will wake up in the morning and…

[CONFESSIONS] ‘I Haven’t Had Sex in Two Years’

The last time I had sex was in 2011. I had been dating this woman…

Breaking Your ‘Bad Boy’ Addiction

Bad boys. They’re exciting. Unpredictable. Full of masculine swagger and often brimming with sexual confidence.…

Common Sensual:Sexuality and Shades of Gray

Weeks after Frank Ocean released his magnetic Channel Orange—and admitted via Tumblr that the first…

Pause, For Real:Rethinking Manhood On and Off the Court

Are there specific public spaces where men feel more comfortable showing affection towards other men?…

‘From Fatherless to Fatherhood’ Director Kobie Brown Speaks

Raised in East Orange, New Jersey, Kobie Brown was instilled with a strong sense of…