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Ty* sits in his drug rehab group for another week. But, this week he decides to share why he’s been so angry most of his life, how he started using drugs and why he has had so many unsuccessful relationships. Ty says, “I just don’t have another run in me. I’ve been in and out […]

Stepping into Levels Barbershop in Harlem, New York, visitors hear the sounds of buzzing clippers filling the room, a basketball game on TV blending into the background and a conversation about politics engaging all the adults in the barbershop. It could be a scene from the popular film “Barbershop.” But there is one thing that […]

A local teacher is helping young boys become young gentlemen. Every Wednesday nearly 60 students at Memminger Elementary dress for success and meet for the Gentleman’s Club. Raymond Nelson is the student support specialist at Memminger Elementary in Downtown Charleston. He works with at-risk children and over winter break thought of an idea to teach […]

It’s hard to fathom that any child would even contemplate taking his or her own life, but that’s exactly what’s happening, according to a new…

Whoa, who knew the debate over participation trophies — those awards children get just for showing up and playing sports — would strike such a…

  Nicole Franklin decided that it was time that young Black males had a chance to communicate their feelings about love. So she headed to…

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  (WOIO) – Cleveland vs Lakewood. East Tech battles St. Edward in the state’s final four in boys basketball. The match up will take place…

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  CLEVELAND – A pep rally will be held for the East Tech High School boys basketball team Thursday. The team secured a spot in…

  A lot of people are not going to like what I have to say, but let me start by saying this These words come…

  via CNN Boys in the United States are starting puberty earlier than ever, according to a new study publishing in the November issue of the journal Pediatrics. In the study, lead author Marcia Herman-Giddens from the University of North Carolina’s School of Public Health and her colleagues show that boys are starting to sexually […]

I’ve already seen For Colored Girls. But I’m thinking, “here we go again.” The last thing I wanted (or needed) to see was another film that painted the black man as society’s stammering uber-demon, who comes to steal, kill and destroy; or another project that portrays black men as this nation’s perpetual delinquents — jobless, thoughtless […]