From its cash-strapped school district and embattled police department, to its eye-popping poverty and unemployment rates, Philly presents real challenges and opportunities for those bold active citizens who dare to engage and transform the system.
A.X. Ahmad talks about writing, how he created a fast-moving thriller that was so sensually descriptive, surprise endings–and of course, some thoughts on being a good (or not so good) man.
The passing of such an influential black author could revitalize young, black, male readership and authorship, or it could deepen the dearth of existing books for this demographic.
To survive the world as a young, black and mentally-gifted man—which society didn’t seem to value—I had to be so great that they couldn’t ignore me.
Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.
Let your brand do the talking by producing stories that your audience cares about. — I didn’t ask for an assessment of my brand, but during a conversation with B.O.L.D member Rashaun “DJ Reezey®” Williams, who recently made world history by being the youngest content producer published by the London-based news platform Niuzly.com, I got one. “Techbook Online has an aggressive, yet […]
The School District of Philadelphia’s longstanding lack of oversight and its inability to generate revenue has caused Philadelphia’s education crisis.
Famed boxer Bernard Hopkins, after reform school and prison, beat the streets by choosing to do the right thing.
B.O.L.D member Joshua Rivers has a change of heart on the Donald Sterling fiasco, calls for extermination!
Dillan DiGiovanni shares how reading about late author Matt Kailey’s sexual orientation made his mind explode.
Reflecting on the loss of his mentor B.O.L.D member Andre Dandridge shares the three points from the Young Father’s Code that represented Kahlil Wasson’s dedication to fatherhood.
Since affluenza works as a get out of jail free card for the rich, what benefits can victims of ‘Hood Disease’ look forward to?
Dr. David Andrews discusses the origins of his new novel “My Father’s Day Gift,” the significance of Father’s Day as a holiday, and his advice for new fathers.
We need to stop teaching our black boys how to survive in a world not designed for them, and instead show them how to design a world that will allow them to thrive as individuals.