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Saving Americas Black Boys

Black Boys in Crisis: Why Aren't They Reading?

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

The disadvantages that Black boys bring to their schools aren't corrected in K-12 classrooms, they are furthered. As they get older, they are continually marginalized in their schools and societies.

A Third to Prison, a Third to War, a Third to College: The Game of Chance with Ambassador Young

Maya Horgan | Posted 08.18.2014 | Black Voices
Maya Horgan

I see a common theme in the African American community -- a tolerance of the current state. "This system wasn't made for us, that's just how it is," I hear. This mentality permeates through world famous academics, and is widely read in higher education.

Message to President Obama: Stand Your Ground

Mike Green | Posted 09.27.2013 | Black Voices
Mike Green

President Barack Obama surprised the nation on July 19 with an impromptu press conference in the aftermath of the recent acquittal of George Zimmerman...

SXSWedu Launches Next Big Idea: Inclusive Competitiveness

Mike Green | Posted 05.04.2013 | Black Voices
Mike Green

No inclusive innovation framework or economic transformation can be developed without strong support from local institutional powers.

Three Ways to Save America's Black Boys, Pt. 3 of 3

Mike Green | Posted 08.26.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Green

I turned their dreams into goals by asking them to put a time frame on it. We then worked backward from their goal to present-day circumstances, and set milestones for them to achieve along the path toward their goal.

3 Ways to Save America's Black Boys, Pt. 2 of 3

Mike Green | Posted 07.23.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Green

Waiting on government for a solution is like waiting on Superman; neither will rescue our Black boys. That's our job.

3 Ways to Save America's Black Boys, Pt. 1 of 3

Mike Green | Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Green

Whenever someone thinks they have few bullet points of supreme wisdom that can save the world, sane people instantly roll their eyes. The insanely cur...