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Black women— living a critically endangered existence

In thinking through this piece, I found myself feeling stuck because I wondered if I was over politicizing one experience, one moment that could be interpreted differently, maybe I was overacting but I still feel frustrated because I did not do enough. 684 more words

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

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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….

The New Black Manhood

Manhood in the Black community is at a crossroads. Some would say it always has been. And as we become more and more removed from the days of “the man trying to keep me down,” Black men in America have to start asking the question – who are we? 688 more words