“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings
My experiences taught me not only how powerful mentoring is but how wrong we generally tend to view mentoring in our personal and professional lives.
B.O.L.D members Rashaun Williams and Juwan Bennett are working to help communities thrive in a knowledge-based economy.
You can’t choose your son’s friends, but you can do something even more vital: you can choose your own! Are the friends you have the kind of friends you would like your son to have?
Ben Palmer shares how the practice of mentoring is an act of love. To selflessly devote yourself to the investment and support of another human is love.
Chris Emdin and Edmund Adjapong share about the power of mentorship and how a personal commitment in a boy’s future can make a difference in his life.
Matthew Branch has a call to action for American men: Offer boys the opportunity to witness you demonstrating the qualities of a gentlemen, the duties of a good father, and a man’s responsibilities to his community.
Almost half of children in the United States don’t know what a father even is, Jose Aviles is looking to change that from the inside out.
Thamsanqa Shabalala is bravely becoming the face of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a renowned South African a cappella singing group.
Zachary Hawkins knows that “the importance of mentorship in helping shift the future course of our most precious resources is greater than ever.”
Keith Brown knows the power of mentoring, so when he recognized the need for more black male mentors in his community he stepped on to center stage to play the role of a lifetime.
It wasn’t until I started telling my mentee the things my boss told me, that I realized how influential my first employer was.
Six years ago today Chicago native Richard Taylor was recovering from a suicide attempt, today he’s a best-selling author and a mentor to countless youth. If you ask him how he did it, he’ll tell you: Mentoring works!
We are examples for others, whether we want to be or not. We influence the development of those around us. Let’s embrace this rather than live in the fantasy that it doesn’t exist.
What does compassion mean to you and how does it show up in your daily life?
Dr. Vibe asks a group of black men from the United States, Canada and England: What aren’t blacks more successful and what can they do to be more successful?
After the overwhelming response to his story about falling in love with his best friend, Mike Iamele wrote down some of the things he’s learned about love.
Amy Scher’s father chose to end his own life. She’s proud of him, and she never judged his decision.
Mark Radcliffe considers it an honor to date a divorced woman. Here’s why.
GMP Editors were asked: “You can be the principal of a school for a week. What’s one thing you would change to better engage boys in the classroom?” Here are their answers. What’s yours?
The medical establishment is probably the last place to seek reliable information about mind-blowing sex. You already have everything you need to experience it right now.
Jordan Gray says that there are seven simple things that basically all men crave in an intimate relationship.
“There are friends who appear at just the right time, say the exact thing you need to hear, and without a single excuse they get why our lives are so precious.”
Yes, you can do it. Jordan Gray shows you how.
Savas Abadsidis talks to men about the way growing – or not growing – a beard defines manhood in their lives.
James Michael Sama wants you to know that not everyone is going to hurt you.
With water pollution, toxic waste and earthquakes as by- products of fracking, should we not concentrate on renewable and clean energy?