Robert Reece has found that ignoring the Man Code has improved his life enormously.
Robert Reece is from Leland, MS and received his BA and MA degrees from The University of Mississippi. He is now a PhD student in sociology at Duke University where he studies race and racism and contracts as a NPO researcher. He blogs at Still Furious and Still Brave and tweets at @PhuzzieSlippers.
Robert Reece quit looking for his roots in distant lands that have not affected him so deeply as the history, culture, and people of Mississippi.
White women assuming sexual power over black men is not a new story, says Robert Reece, of news that Danny Brown received unwanted oral sex on stage.
As buzz builds about 4 NFL players coming out, Robert Reece speculates on what it will mean for them personally and for the hyper-masculine league they play in.
That most masculine of subcultures, the world of hip hop, ironically provides an acceptable outlet for men to express platonic affection for one another: through rap lyrics.
Sexual instruction manuals perpetuate the notion that, despite the apparent diversity of ways to have sex, there’s just one right way for men to be lovers.
Though the fear of black men by white people is based on racist stereotypes, black women’s fear is rooted in a lifetime of experience.
Think music is just for listening purposes? Think again.
Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.
Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.
What do you need to go from IDK to DIY Hero?
Samantha Hines of My Three Sons speaks on hidden pressures kids sometimes feel
Recovering from a divorce is one thing. Admitting you loved him after the years of hurt is another.
A story of love for a great man.
Charles J Orlando shares the top seven tips for identifying that scary four letter word.
While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.
Dr. Vibe hosts a discussion in which a group of black men give their takes on LeBron James returning to Cleveland.
Eric Thomas talks about the impact of rejection or acceptance on gay teenaged boys.
So many survivors only recognize emotional abuse in hindsight. Mary Elizabeth Robinson is one of them.
As you’ve already guessed because the poster is right there at the top of this post, my pick is The Legend of Billie Jean.
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.