Police Officers or Peace Officers?: The Limitations of Traditional Masculinity for Law Enforcement

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Retired Police Officer and current Clinical Psychologist Ive Eicken describes how old notions of masculinity may prevent police officers from being peace officers. Most of us depend on law enforcement officers to keep us safe. We call the police when something has already gone very wrong. We want the officer who shows up to be […]

Now Is the Time to Start Talking About Racism in the LGBT Community

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As a double-minority, Ernest Owens sees racism in a unique way…and it’s time to stop pretending it doesn’t exist.

What Are Black Men Saying About Baltimore Uprising 2015? (Part 2 Of 2)

What Are Black Men Saying About Baltimore Uprising 2015 Part 2 Of 2

Dr. Vibe hosts a second discussion with a group of Black men about Baltimore Uprising 2015

Social Reparations for Racist Incarceration: What Americans Owe Men Like Kalief Browder

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Matthew Rozsa argues that it’s time for Americans to pay their debt to non-whites suffering from racial discrimination.

Are There 1.5 Million Missing Black Men In America?

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Dr. Vibe asks a group of black men for their thoughts on the recent New York’s Times article “1.5 Million Missing Black Men”

The Death Of Martin Luther King And The State Of Civil Rights In America

The Death Of Martin Luther King

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men about the state of civil rights in America forty-seven years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Education Of Hip Hop

The Education Of Hip Hop

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men about the pros and cons with the state of hip hop

Is “The Dream” Still Alive?

Is The Dream Still Alive

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men if Martin Luther King’s “Dream” is still alive?

Should We Get Rid Of Black History Month?

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men if Black History Month is still necessary

A Father of Five Whose Life Was Gone Too Soon

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Dante Parker was 37 years old when his life ended. Brandon Greene reflects on how their their radically different lives could still have the same fate.

Why I Can’t Defend Bill Cosby

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Anthony Springer would have to abandon the sexual assault survivors he knows to defend Bill Cosby—and that’s something he’ll never do.

What’s Worse Than Witnessing Gun Violence?

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Some black men are starting to believe their bad press, so a Chicago author offers this tip.