black males

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…

One summer about a million years ago, when I was 18, I went to community college to take some classes to transfer back to the university…

When Ted Gustus was a boy, he found his mother dead, lying on the floor of their railroad flat in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant. In the background,…

  As a mentor of African-American male youth in the community, one of the things I’m constantly looking for is information and resources. But whether…

Last week, the United States Department of Labor released new jobs numbers for September. While Black unemployment decreased slightly, there has been growth in job…

Had to dig deep on this one. While giving thought to this year so far, I thought about the number of controversies surrounding Black men,…

In February, President Barack Obama announced an initiative to respond to the economic, employment, and educational disparities that young men of color face as they enter…

Thanks to the Internet, there’s no shortage of graphic images that can illustrate almost any statistic that we can come up with. So lucky for…

  This week, an American ritual will repeat itself. Something that within the past century has morphed into a rite of passage for armies of…

The “what’s wrong with Black males” chorus has been one long sung by the national media. Lengthy, well-reported articles in the Washington Post, The New…

Young men of color were given national priority  as President Obama kicked off the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative with a speech that touched on his…

Half of all Black males in the United States have been behind bars by age 23, according to a new study published by academic journal…