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Black Male Achievement

Remembering Ali: A Champion of Unapologetic Strength, Love, and Blackness

Shawn Dove | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Shawn Dove

This is how I will always remember Muhammad Ali -- as a man who was just as fearless in his pursuit of greatness outside the ring as he was inside of it. As a person who prioritized freedom and purpose over fame and popularity. And as a Black man who proudly celebrated his Blackness and never faltered in his love for Black people.

The Paradox of Promise and Peril for America's Black Men and Boys

Shawn Dove | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Shawn Dove

The past year has been a profoundly paradoxical one, mixed with ample doses of both progression and painful reflection for the Black Male Achievement field.

7 Lies We Need To Stop Telling About Young African-American Men

PolicyMic | Posted 04.17.2014 | Black Voices

Last week Long Island teenager Kwasi Enin captured national headlines after becoming part of an impressive club: high school seniors who have been acc...

I Am My Brother's Keeper: Why We Must Change the Code

William Lynch III | Posted 05.03.2014 | Education
William Lynch III

A cornerstone of the school-to-prison pipeline has been overly punitive school discipline codes, with disciplinary action applied disproportionately to people of color.

New Online Publication Highlights the Altruism of Black Males

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

2014 Echoing Green Search Partner Techbook Online Publishes "The Black His-Story Book: A Collection of Narratives from Black Male Mentors." In an eff...

Things Black Men and Boys Say

Christopher Norris | Posted 03.23.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

The important dimensions of black males' lives, such as manhood, brotherhood, masculinity and community, were just a handful of topics discussed last Friday at Sankofa Freedom Academy, located in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

Richard Sherman and Black Male Achievement

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 03.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Romal J. Tune

Not only is Richard an example of Black male achievement, he is also an example of defying stereotypes based on where you come from, what you look like, and succeeding no matter what other people think about you.

Millennial-Led News Organization Publishes its 2013 'Impact Images'

Christopher Norris | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

As the year comes to a close, I wanted to share my most personal impactful images of 2013 -- some never published until now -- and tell the story of the people in them, their participation in Techbook Online's progress and the place we share, together.

Applaud With Caution

Charles Cole III | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices
Charles Cole III

As you can see, our young men have a lot of work in front of them but hopefully you all see your role in this. We play a large role. Low expectations have robbed our community of so much.

Our Black Boys...

Charles Cole III | Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices
Charles Cole III

Our black males in high school are lacking proper support from parents, school, their communities and within. I've been working on those solutions. Dedicated my life to it.