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We Must Keep Our Black Boys Out of Harm’s Way

Black women have played an instrumental role in keeping our Black boys protected. However, we are play a role in keeping them safe in and out of school. Such dangers as gang violence and child abduction are still concerns for parents. That’s why safe routes to school is a top priority for any parent; especially parents of Black boys. As…

Literacy Is a Critical Piece of the Puzzle for Black Boys Success

Profound Gentlemen recently held the 4th Annual Community Impact Assembly for Black male teachers and leaders. Literacy was a major topic of discussion on the minds of many Black male teachers. It provided several sessions and panels on the importance of improving methods for Black boys to improve reading, writing and comprehension skills. Literacy is the most critical core area that…

Profound Gentlemen Trains Black Male Teachers

Co Founder, Jason Terrell speaks on the need for and what’s next for Profound Gentlemen. Currently, Black male educators  are five times more likely to leave the education profession than other groups. Equitable pay, resources and support are reason why we are perplexed with staying in the field. PG provides a space for Black male teachers to connect, share resources…

Black Males Celebrate Girls At Ivy

This isn’t just a tradition, but a cultural norm at Ivy. Fathers, grandfathers and other male figures love to come and support our girls. In fact, each year the school host the Annual Father Daughter dance. Black males celebrate girls at Ivy! So there’s no coincidence that the event takes place in March. But our Black men are engaged in…

BOOK Gives Boost to School Choice in Atlanta

It’s no secret. Atlanta may be home of the Civil Rights Movement, but we still have work to do to have equitable public education! Educational advocate depend on organizations to support school choice and quality public schools for all children. One organization, dedicated to energizing stakeholders about the Quality Schools Movement, is resurfacing in metro Atlanta. BOOK Gives Boost to School…

Black Boys Stories Start from the Cradle

So you’ve heard of the cradle to prison pipeline, and I hate to disappoint you, but this is not that type of story. For Jeral Clyde II, Section 8 was a way of life. JC is living proof that government assistance is necessary in certain points of life, but it is not meant to be used as a crutch. Known…

Dear Momma

Black male educators are making a huge impact for Women’s History Month by empowering our female students. I am giving my students a platform to speak their minds and share their talent. This young Georgia, Latina writer and poet coming into her own is sending a powerful message to her mom celebrating motherhood.   Dear Momma, You’re the best. Everyday…