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.
Charlie Scaturro explains why he thinks the meaning of life is ever-present
Lust, Love, and Life
“One of our most important relationships is on the rocks.”
Many words and phrases in the USA promote oppression based on sex, sexuality, and gender identity and expression.
I’ll never forget how hard you tried to make it work, even from 3,000 miles away. I’m sorry for that first year.
From our favorite how-to guy, Aaron Marino, a step-by-step guide to overcoming anxiety in social situations.
Do you do/play sports? Do you have tattoos? The Good Men Project Sports team wants to know the story behind your tattoos and what they mean to you.
Nothing prepares you for what you’ll experience. — One of the happiest days of my life was finding out that my wife was pregnant. I couldn’t believe that I was going to be a father.[Read More…]
The psychology of love, your parents, and how they intertwine.
Is there a trend towards abolition?
The Good Men Project Evangelist Conference Call covers the cultural narrative about prison, and why the discussion is so important.
The big beasts of European club football have missed a chance to make a Champions League style land grab from the sport’s governing body.
One reader commented about why he used to worry about not kissing the girl.
Is there a lack of bravery in UK politicians? Peter Kirby-Harris discusses. _____ It is widely understood that David Cameron is an excellent debater. Both his experience at the Oxford Union during his undergraduate days[Read More…]
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
Lodro Rinzler has a new take on the question every kid is asked: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do we do when someone we know—a friend, a brother, a family member—is found to be abusing someone else? Saumya Arya Haas, with great sadness, decided what she needed to do.
There is a beauty in the human connection that comes from falling in love with someone you don’t know.
You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.