Tag: Black boys

A Salute to My Mama

Our Black boys have something to say. I’m creating a space that’s empowering young Black boys to appreciate and respect girls and women. Often times we don’t hear our Black boys and the things they would desire to express because of the false pretenses we have around manhood. In spite of these pretenses, one of my 7th grade students wrote…

Black Boys Propel Themselves Into Success

The City of Atlanta has a lot of people who have been working in schools and communities to empower and educate Black boys. As we celebrate the rebirth of Morris Brown College, this program which has been located on the campus for years is still doing the work of providing educational and life skills to Black boys. There may be…

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 Mothers Fear for Their Black Boys Daily In School

This is a post from https://www.mmjerniganassociates.com/about-us/ discussing the struggles Black mothers face with our public school systems educating their Black sons.  “I can’t explain the strange feeling that caught in my veins…” Jay-Z When I walked into my son’s preschool classroom and saw that the children were apparently performing a daily ritual of who will hold the flag, while the other…