Tags » Black Masculinity

A Call to Action (Written with Jamila Lyn)

Reading Jimmy Carter’s 2014 book A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power makes it clear that the least of what domestic violence is is a domestic issue. 549 more words

Black Culture

For Teachers Who Want to Connect With Their Black Male Students But Can’t Get Started

New book for educators, parents of Black males and college freshmen – The Art of Being Cool: The Pursuit of Black Masculinity

Dr. Theodore Ransaw advocates constructive and creative ways to help Black males balance their social capital with their academic capital as a great way to start. 102 more words

Black Masculinity

Are Your Literacy Practices Cool Enough?

If texts or curriculum do not convey learning in a way that helps minoritized boys to capitalize on their individual forms of identity and social capital, then what is the motivation for them to read much less do well in school? 42 more words

Black Masculinity

PBS Independent Lens HIP HOP Beyond Beats and Rhymes 2007

A very interesting take on black masculinity, vulnerability, sexism, misogyny, violence, and hip hop culture….