“He must be taught that in these Americas, he will often be seen as the enemy for believing in and expressing himself as a Black boy.”
boys to men
How can you help them to learn what they need to know now and prepare them for their uncertain future?
How can we shift the narrative from fear to love?
I know this guy. He’s in the boys’ network. The same network gathered to confirm his ascension. A network we HAVE to dismantle.
Growing up is not about going full tilt… it’s knowing when to take your foot off of the gas
Puberty is difficult enough. Imagine going through it when you’re nine
Learning to “Be a Man” required observation, thought, AND being honest about my feelings.
What can White people do to break down the institutional racism that creates different rules for Black boys?
Was there a definitive event or coming of age? Or was it a slow awareness or increasing responsibilities?
More young men grow older without growing up. They lack the guidance of mentors to show them how to be responsible men.
Stop dating potentials.
Domestic violence services have rightly focused most attention on meeting survivors’ needs. Increasingly, though, organizations are involving men and boys in domestic violence prevention.
The Rabbit Hunt follows a family as they hunt in the fields of an industrial sugar farm.
Embed from Getty Images — The urge to procreate, now here’s a powerful energy. It’s in everything alive, irrepressibly pushing to become newer versions of Life. Nature’s desire brings our awareness to our bodies, our imaginations, other bodies. The push to connect, to make more life happens in everything from bugs to flowers to whales.…
We can be pretty and remain men in whatever way we define masculinity for ourselves.
From Boys to Men With her hands digging into my neck and back—the places on my body always most in need of attention—Vivian, my masseuse, was talking about her nephews. “They’re the cleanest boys I’ve ever seen,” she told her brother, their father. “They’re city boys,” he had told her. “So, I took them camping,”…