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Don't Settle (The Brother's Keeper #53)

Even Mo’ Letters to Young Black Men
Letter One: Don’t Settle


Dear Y.B.M.,

When I was a young man, there was one thing I wanted almost more than anything else. 599 more words

The Time? It's Now!

Before reading this blog…click on this few seconds of a July 7 news clip…please.


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Just 20 minutes before the first young woman in this news story stood before the WZZM-TV camera,  I met her in the Division Avenue Family Dollar store. 683 more words

The Five Laws of Success: Zwelethu Mambane

As David Schwartz once put it, “where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family backgrounds; they are measured by the size of their thinking.” 438 more words

Black Men

Refuse to Stay Down, Aspire to Pull Up.

You look at fighters who lose all the time & ask them this simplistic question; What makes you want to keep fighting when you keep losing? 387 more words


It it was not for the mothers who single-handedly raise hardworking principled young men, the future of this country would lie in the hands of the societies that constantly stereotype against black men as not being focused and driven enough instead of building them up to be better versions of themselves. 450 more words

Black Men

Saggin' Britches

Everywhere you look, there is some young person walking around with their pants hanging down around their butts. Some know to wear a longer shirt to cover, but most wear shirts too short, revealing their underwear or naked behinds. 431 more words