MOBB United mom encourages dialogue, aims to change perception of black boys and men | HuffPost

According to mappingpoliceviolence.org, police throughout America have killed 883 people this year, with 207 of those fatalities being black people. Only 6 officers have been charged with a crime resulting from these deaths. In 2016, police killed at least 309 black people. This is one of a multitude of issues that concern Kara L. Higgins, a … Continue reading MOBB United mom encourages dialogue, aims to change perception of black boys and men | HuffPost

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Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships will soon crown its 2017 champions in the wondrous Arthur Ashe Stadium. The legacy and spirit of Ashe is not only commemorated by being the stadium’s namesake, but also embodied and exalted by many of today’s American tennis leaders and custodians of the sport, specifically African-American men. According to the latest figures recently … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry

Black male educators to convene at Boys’ Latin | The Philadelphia Tribune

Since October of last year, Black Male Educators Convening (BMEC) has held quarterly gatherings of Black men that work in schools throughout the Greater Philadelphia area. Teachers, deans, administrators, principals, nonprofit leaders and CEOs have collaborated to celebrate, empower, and network. This Saturday the collective will host BMEC III: The Pipeline, Politics & Mindsets of … Continue reading Black male educators to convene at Boys’ Latin | The Philadelphia Tribune