What does compassion mean to you and how does it show up in your daily life?
In Part I of Nicole Franklin’s series on race and forgiveness, she examines Lucia McBath’s request for prayers for Michael Dunn, the man who murdered her 17 year old son, Jordan Davis.
Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.
More than 50 years after the death of Emmit Till, Reuben Jones says blacks men and boys are safer in Afghanistan than on the streets of America.
While legislators plan to expand current stand your ground laws, Trayvon Martin & Jordan Davis mothers continue fighting to have them outlawed after losing their sons.
Whenever anyone is diminished, we are all demeaned, and the possibility for authentic community cannot be realized unless and until we become involved, to challenge, to question, to act.
Nick Chiles wants the world to see the fresh, talented voices coming from young men – and Miles Ezeilo is one to keep your eye on.
There is increasing backlash from white men who feel vilified and targeted as being the source of all cultural ills.
LeRon Barton has experience navigating the world as a Black man, but the Jordan Davis killing has him asking why that needs to be a challenge.
Carmen Colon’s interview continues with Ken L. Foote Former Prosecuting Attorney on Race Implications in the Michael Dunn Trial.
Lincoln Anthony Blades explains that When an innocent and unarmed Black man is gunned down by a white man, African Americans aren’t even allowed to express anger at the senseless killing.
Edmund Adjapong states, “I am a Black, male, graduate student who attends an Ivy League university, who identifies with the Hip-Hop generation.” However the verdict in the Michael Dunn case tells him that society continues to view him as a problem.
Carmen Colon interviews Ken L. Foote Former Florida Prosecuting Attorney on criminal prosecution techniques in Michael Dunn trial.
A parent’s job is hard enough without worrying if their own child will lose their life for simply being a black teenager.
Despite players like the Jets’ Sheldon Richardson bringing negative attention to the league, there is still a great deal of good in the league. One of the best resides in Dallas and proves you can still find role models in the NFL.
Kristin Anderson says fatherhood makes a man at least 200% more attractive.
“We’re just f-buddies, John; it’s casual—you know, friends with benefits.”
After becoming the proud dad to five kids, Matt Sweetwood was handed a horrific divorce. Rather than allowing it to defeat him, he found a way to not only survive, but to find peace and success as a father. Here is how he did it.
Children aren’t miniature adults. Like butterflies, they go through dramatic changes to develop into amazing adults, and we need to respect that.
When his daughter had a brain tumor and he struggled to make sense of life, Joe Rodriguez found out who his true friends were. — Growing up, I considered everyone that surrounded me to be[Read More…]
Jed Diamond, Ph.D., says accepting ourselves as men (and women) means accepting ourselves in all areas of our lives.
At 56, I had an “Aha” moment: When you don’t try to take the shot, you don’t win – you lose.
Quentin Lucas says there’s one thing about his immature, single years that still haunts him: He was a terrible wingman.
‘Bumble’ may aim to give power to women, but Tillie Adelson sees it as a boon for men.
“I can walk into a men’s bathroom, and no one blinks because I have my clothes on. But once I drop my shorts, there is a lot of explaining to do.”
Climate change, arctic drilling, and direct action protest. James Blakely is an avid outdoorsman who wants you to care about the environment too.
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?