Towards the end of 2016, photographer Kelly Brett snapped David Ortiz, in a black dress shirt and blazer, for the cover of Boston Common magazine's Men's Issue. Now, just in time for the July 4 holiday, she has delivered Patriots head coach Bill Bellichik and his longtime girlfriend Linda Holliday in series of sweetly lit...
When we think about racial injustice in this country, much of our attention is drawn specifically to the plight of black boys and men. Statistics are repeatedly cited to drive home how police violence and mass incarceration disproportionately...Show More Summary
In the wake of a terrorist attack in London earlier this month, a U.S. congressman wrote a Facebook post in which he called for the slaughter of “radicalized” Muslims. “ Hunt them, identify them, and kill them,” declared U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, a Louisiana Republican. “Kill them all. For the sake...
Dr. Leo Moore is reaching the black MSM community in Los Angeles with his prevention efforts, and it's working.
by Charles Mudede BrianPIrwin/Getty A former Alaskan who will remain unnamed says she witnessed a racially-charged incident last night on Alaska Airlines Flight 78 (Juneau, Alaska to Seattle) at around 5:45 p.m. This is a summary ofShow More Summary
In a new episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and law professor James Forman Jr. (pictured) discuss the mass incarceration of black men and the issue of drug decriminalization.
A journalist from a big city wakes up in the same one-horse Pennsylvania town every day hoping for something — anything — to be different. ?He trudges off to see men in long black garments make pronouncements, wondering why his life has come to this — wondering why, no matter what he does, the...
The article, which went up last night, is titled "Prosecutors "really screwed it up when it came to the charges" against Cosby, juror says." Here's the key paragraph:The jury was comprised of seven men and five women, and two jurors were African American. Show More Summary
THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Show More Summary
Margaret Byrne turns in an impressive directorial debut with “Raising Bertie.” The documentary spends six years with three young black men living in rural Bertie County, North Carolina, focusing on a population that so rarely gets the spotlight. The film alternates between triumph and tragedy,...
His protest resulted in the company amending the dress code to allow men to wear "3/4 length shorts" but only in beige, navy, or black. 30°C = 86°F3/4 length shorts? The internet did not give me a clear answer on that. It might mean knee length, but it might mean below the knee. Show More Summary
I was raised to be afraid of Black men. This was communicated in many subtle and not-so-subtle ways, from my sweet-as-pie grandmother whispering the word “Black” like she was afraid one of “them” would hear her, to the myriad ways our...Show More Summary
Dominique Heaggan-Brown fatally shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith last summer. It happened after two officers stopped two men in a car, and the men then fled the scene on foot.
Brown's death triggered sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and around the United States, fueled by later police killings of unarmed black men in other cities. Terms of the wrongful death settlement between Ferguson and Brown's parents, Michael Brown Sr. Show More Summary
At some point in their lives, black men are forced to realize that no matter what they do, some people will never see their humanity. To counter the negative perception of black men and boys, Chicago native Valerie Reynolds authoredShow More Summary
Many Black men are living up to the challenge of manhood in today's world. The post Black Men, Black Fathers – Taking on Manhood appeared first on The Good Men Project.
YVETTE CARNELL:The "Release 10 Guilty Men So That 1 Innocent Man Is Not Locked Up" GONE WRONGWHY ARE YOU SEDUCED BY ONE BLACK MAN FRAMED FOR MURDER IN CALIFORNIA - WHILE MASSES OF BLACK COMMUNITIES SUFFER FROM "LOW HOMICIDE CLEARANCE...Show More Summary
African Americans in the south never got a pepfar.
Two of your token black friends are going on a journey of self-discovery. Troy Dangerfield and Stefan Dezil are the co-stars of Tokens, a compact comedy web series about race, friendship, and identity. In Tokens, Dangerfield and Dezil portray a pair of nerds who have long been token black friends in their respective social circles. Show More Summary
"They put a black plastic bag over my head and put a gun to my head."