Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

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Edie Weinstein is ready to don her red shoes for a good cause along with hundreds of spike heeled men. Oh, and she’ll shave her legs for the occasion.

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

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Reminiscing on the good ol’ days reminded me to always find time to play.

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection

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Those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.

1996: Guyhood … the Early Years (Part 1)

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While you chewed your Betty Rubble vitamin, what else happened in 1996?

The Mixed Blessings of a Paradoxical Marriage

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Why would a well-educated, professional, intelligent, resourceful and socially conscious woman stay in a marriage in which love and fear shared the same bed?

Activists Seek to Impeach Philly’s First Black D.A

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On the heels of A. Charles Peruto Jr., calling for Seth Williams to be voted out of office, activists look to impeach him.

Shift Responsibility on Stand Your Ground from Victim to Shooter

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If a law based on perceived fear can be used as an excuse to murder, shouldn’t a substance test be issued immediately to the shooter to confirm they didn’t have an altered perception of reality?

Are Men Failing Us?

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A servant leader, Isaiah Thomas refutes the idea that men are failing society.

Mother of Black Boys Speaks Out Against Their Harsh Reality

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Child advocate Andrea-Lawful Trainer says she’s running out of ways to tell her black sons that people hate them.

I Coach Because He Coached: Inspired by Men Who Mentor

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Coach of the award-winning Chosen League, Philly Roots Fellow Isaiah Thomas says he coaches to mentor instead of coaching to win.

Brutal Honesty: How Being Tormented Made Me a Mentor

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All Joshua Rivers wanted was validation from a male elder. What he got was that and whole lot more.

You Don’t Have to be Perfect to be a Mentor

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Attempting to become a better person, I’ve introduced several new practices into my life; the most impactful of them all thus far has been being a mentor.

Paying it Forward: I’m Still a Mentee but now I Mentor.

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I didn’t realize I was being mentored until I began to see how I played a role in other young people’s lives.

Blessed with a Brother From Another Mother

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In my life I’ve been assigned many titles: little brother, business man, actor, drummer, off-putting comedian, even boss; but mentor has never been one of them, until now.

Actor Reflects on Meeting James Avery, Uncle Phil on ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’

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Upon hearing the new tragic news of the passing of James Avery, L.A-based actor Davon Williams reflects on meeting TV’s uncle Phil for the first time.

I Miss the Hugs from My Students

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On the last day of school a group of my students drew a picture of me and my drum set in chalk on the blackboard. I miss their smiling faces and their warm hugs; most times it was the only hug I would get all day.