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Positive Stats Pertaining to Black Men

Earlier this month, an attention-grabbing 30-second video, released by the Mystic Valley Area Branch of the NAACP and featuring Medford High School students, debunked many stereotypes and myths about young black men.

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On Your Relationship With Your Wife or Wife to Be (Letter 8)


Dear Y.B.M.:

May I encourage you to get married. Contrary to what many think, marriage can and should be a joy and a pleasure, not a pain and a burden. 976 more words

Women Folk #2 (The Brother's Keeper)


Letter Seven

Dear Y.B.M.:

I trust that you have God’s joy.

In this letter, I want to shift gears a little and add some good points to a letter I wrote to you in Letters to Young Black Men. 1,398 more words

FBI Director Admits That Cops Often Treat All Black Men Like Criminals

The director of the FBI has publicly addressed the ongoing issue of police brutality against young black men and even he admits that changes need to be made. 350 more words

Foreign News

More black men in prison than college? Not so!

I admit I always accepted the statement that there are more young black men in prisons and jails without ever checking the source.  Evidently a lot of other people did, too. 28 more words

Law And Justice

Oh! The Joys I've Had (The Brother's Keeper)


Letter 6

Dear Y.B.M.:

“Happiness depends on the happenings, but having joy does not depend on the circumstances. Joy comes from God and you better get some.” 726 more words

Oh! The Troubles I've Seen #3 (Letter 5)


The Brother’s Keeper #30

Dear Y.B.M.:

“One trouble with trouble is that it usually starts out like fun.”

I trust that you are doing well. 783 more words