Is Hollywood Saying “Forget You Black Folks”?

After Viola Davis ground braking best actress award in a drama series at the 2015 Emmy Awards, Dr. Vibe asks some Black men about the status of Black actors in Hollywood

Has America Made The Black Man Scary?

Dr. Vibe asks a group of Black men why some Americans are afraid of Black men

How Black Reporters Report on Black Death

Dr. Vibe asks some Black men about how challenging it can be for Black reporters to report on unarmed Blacks who are dying in encounters with police

Parenting in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter

As parents of color, we fear for our children, but we also need to think about ourselves.

Could Black People in the US Qualify as Refugees?

Dr. Vibe asks a group of African American men if African Americans have a case to claim refugee status

Defying What’s Blackness, What’s Femininity, What’s Masculinity

One group says, “Act like a man.” One group says, “Femme it up.” Icon does neither.

Top 5 (Statistically Proven) Reasons to Love Black Men

Where is the love? It shouldn’t take a bunch of studies and statistics to tell us these guys deserve it!

Performing Black Masculinity: Reflections on a Jewish Boy’s Youth

Our perceptions of black masculinity are based on myths white men created to dehumanize black men. But we are captive to these myths inasmuch as we desire to make this imagined black masculinity our own.

Dear Justice Thomas: The Government’s Actions (and Inactions) CAN Strip Someone of Dignity

Decoteau Irby explains how many Black males in this country who would feel more valuable if they were given a fair chance in an unjust criminal justice system.

After The Charleston Shootings What Is Next?

Dr.Vibe hosts a discussion with African American men in which the discuss the Charleston shooting tragedy and what they want to happen in its aftermath

He Cries Alone: Black Men And PTSD

Whether they are veterans or victims of violence, black men are less likely to seek the help they need when they have post-traumatic stress disorder.

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

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 […]