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Settling the Black Male Myth

Howard professor Ivory Toldson wants to dispel one major myth myth about black relationships. 611 more words

Former Detroit Gangbanger Now A Gang Peacemaker

Ray Winans, once known as “Killer Red,” is helping reduce gun violence in Detroit — one gang member at a time.

The 37-year-old former gang member is an unconventional activist who mediates among gangs, police and federal prosecutors while encouraging young black men to end their lives of crime and hand their guns over to officials. 682 more words

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"Hypocrisy Watch": When Bernie Sanders, Conventional Politician, Called For Still More Mass Incarceration

Could Bernie Sanders be starting to look ever so slightly like just another pol? Not to his besotted legions, of course. For them, nothing can tarnish the great man. 923 more words

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MANUP Founder Helps Portsmouth Youth Beat the Odds

28-year-old Marcus Baker is the founder of the MANUP Leadership Institute (Mastering and Nurturing Unlimited Potential). He is also a father of three, Marion Baker (7), Mariah Gaskins (5), and Malique Baker (2). 587 more words

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Study: Black Male Drivers More Likely To Be Pulled In Durham

A five year study revealed that black males are 20% more likely to be pulled by police officers in Durham.
The study was performed by RTI International and released on Thursday. 153 more words


Put Your Hands Up: Hip-hop, Incarceration, and The Fate of the Black Male pt 3

Part 3:

Ice Cube—previous member of the rap group, NWA—in The Art of Rap says, “What means to me is letting the streets know what the politicians is trying to do to them and then letting the politicians know what the streets think of them, if they’re listening.” In the same interview, Ice T then responds with, “I wanted somebody to take my album, when they done, be more intelligent about the game than they were. 546 more words