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in Search of Voices: the Journey Begins Young Black Men 2

In 2015, after Trayvon Martin, but before the stream of American tragedies known as: Orlando Baton Rouge St. Paul and Dallas. 8 young men, from 3 nations would embark on a 12-day (online) journey of self-discovery, by getting to know one another, through the challenges each faced. 159 more words

Kendall F. Person

Lessons from Edgewood Avenue

Lessons from Edgewood Avenue   —by Jinny Batterson

(This entry was read as part of a service on diversity at the UU Fellowship of Raleigh, NC on Sunday, August 7, 2016.) … 859 more words

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