Ooh Kill ‘Em!: Black Male Mentoring and Fictive Kinship

I love the South.  I love country folks.  I love country Black folks from the South.  I have two of them for parents.  And if you have them southern roots (pronounced “ruhtz”) like I do, you probably have more “play cousins” than you can count. “Play cousins?” For those of you without it, I’ll give you […]

Will You Marry Me? An Editorial by Michelle Drayton

African-Americans seek committed relationships and marriage just as much as any other ethnic group. They too long for the pomp and circumstance that the world will witness April 29 when England’s Prince William weds his bride Catherine Middleton. It’s become standard practice in recent generations for black couples to ceremonially jump the broom at their […]

Two brothers, no fears and $1 billion empire

Michael and Steven Roberts, both African-Americans, built a $1 billion empire. “Black folks need legacy. We have to have examples of successes in order for us to be able to let the generations to come know that many of the successes that occurred by African-Americans in this country can be seen and pointed out and can be emulated,”

Choosing the Right School for Your Child Part 2: Diversity and Overall School Health

Mo the Educator releases installment 2 of a 5 part series designed to help parents navigate the path of choosing the proper school for your child. Listen up, it’s important.