Why I Can’t Watch the Video of the NYPD Murdering Eric Garner


Taxpayer-funded hate crimes, like the murder of Eric Garner, is particularly traumatizing to blacks who are already distrustful of police.

Google Needs To Take The Lead In Changing Tech’s Diversity Challenge

Google Needs To Take The Lead In Changing Tech’s Diversity Challenge

Dr. Vibe asks Sherman Mays about what Google should do change the lack of diversity in its employee ranks.

That Time a 7 Year-Old Pitched Me His Story


Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.

Why Lynching Still Resonates When Black Men Keep Certain Company

Why Lyching Still Resonates

Nicole Franklin continues her the conversation on race and forgiveness and looks at our nation’s history of lynching.

What Black Educators Are Saying About the Effects of Race on Our Sons


Denene Millner explains the correlation between trusting adult-based relationships and academic success for African American boys.

Do Black People See Obama As The Messiah?

Do Black People See Obama As The Messiah

Dr. Vibe asks a group of black men: “Do Black Americans see Barack Obama as the messiah?”

The Lies We Tell Black Boys and the Truth They Deserve to Hear

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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.

What I Learned While Teaching Black Boys

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Black boys matter. They care, and they have value.

What Meek Mill and Darrin Manning Have in Common


Rapper Meek Mill and Darrin Manning were both stopped on Girard Avenue in Philly because they looked suspicious, which is code word for black.

Can Black People Be Racist?

Can Black People Be Racist

Dr. Vibe and a panel of black men debate whether or not black people have the potential to be racist.

5 Ways We Can Disprove the Myth of A ‘Black Male Crisis’

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Michael Taylor wants you to know that there’s no such thing.

Black Dad Interrupted

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As a first time father of a male of color, Brandon Greene wonders if he feels as or more powerless than his mother and grandfather felt in his ability to protect his son.

5 Reasons America Is Wrongly Afraid Of Young Black Men

5 Reasons Why Americans Are Afraid Of Black Men

Dr. Vibe and a panel of black men discuss a few reasons why some Americans are afraid of black men.