LeRon Barton accompanied a group of teens into San Quentin State Prison to speak with inmates. But there was a lot for a grown man to learn, too.
Or bi, or questioning, or trans, or queer, or lesbian, or something else that “doesn’t fit”.
Is fear paralyzing our ability to commit… or are we being given a bad rap?
In my experience, parents are partly responsible for “creating” sons that are indifferent, lazy or entitled.
Black students get suspended or expelled at a rate three times greater than white students. The cost: they fall behind in school, and the cycle of poverty and failure is perpetuated.
Thanks to the Puritans, our cowboy ideals, and our lawsuit-happy culture, it’s no surprise men don’t touch much in the States.
If we really pay attention, we will see that each young man has something incredible to offer others and the world.
Helping young men be at peace with themselves, overcome their fears, and make the world a better place
My Encounter with Daring Young Men
When dressing for success Is not an option, there is help for young males.
Benjamin O’Keefe explains that for every story of a person writing slurs on the door of a gay couple, there is one of a father smiling while watching his son openly embrace a boy he cares for.
Brandon Greene opens up about being a young black lawyer navigating his job and his peers in the midst of current events.
After a teacher humiliates Nathan in front of the entire class, he finds a speech in an X-Men comic that inspires him to push back in his own way.