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Monday, June 26, 2017

Who’s Your Daddy?

Tweet ( The problems among young black males stem from many areas such as lack of opportunity, low self-esteem, living in a violent environment, drugs, etc. The root of the problem of black males may be the absence of the father in the black family. The relationship between the absent father and the problems of the young black male... [Read more...]

Everyone Check the Likes of Yourself.

Tweet ( There is plenty of work that needs to be done in black community, and it will have to start with men and women. We can all be on one accord that saving our children is a priority, but until black men and women can unify our children are lost. There is too much propaganda and media involvement in how we view each other. Personal... [Read more...]

Ten Things That Black Men Need to Stop Doing in 2016.

June 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Black men in America have had to deal with a lot of challenges and there are things that now they need to put an end to. Some which is logical in nature because a lot of that behavior you see in black men are often times fueled by their mothers. As it is very known in the black community everything surrounds mom or grandma, but... [Read more...]

“Did Daddy Call ?” “NO!”.

February 12, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Scorned women are blinded by their pain, moving away from their innate characteristic as a nurturer to become a destroyer. We have heard the stories before of women strategically using their offspring as pawns to inflict pain or extract money from the child’s father. The women who engage in such actions are not truly women,... [Read more...]

Are Black Men Suffering in Silence?

January 16, 2016 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, Health, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A childhood friend called me upset and very concerned last week, a friend of her 13 year old son made plans to kill himself as a New Year’s resolution. On last Saturday my cousin and I spoke on a childhood friend of hers who had just committed suicide at 29 years of age. Of course the black community has faced suicide with... [Read more...]

The Top Five Sources That Keep Black Men Divided and What to Do About It.

November 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Are black men divided? Is there really a sense of brotherhood between the six or seven million brothers in America? Is it even realistic to expect such unity, given the broad spectrum of personal philosophy, social upbringing and political moorings that define black men in America? It is daunting, but not impossible. Our unity... [Read more...]

The Top Five Mistakes in Thinking Single-Dads Make and What to Do About It.

Tweet ( Every day it seems we hear a litany of stories over the news media about single-dads mired in conflict with the mother of their children. All too often these conflicts end up in assaults and arrests. Such negative outcomes strain the father-child relationship beyond repair and impair our ability to become better men. When we... [Read more...]

Young Black Men: The Sagging Saga.

October 4, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Sometime last month, I decided to but a new suit. It was on a Wednesday, and it was an unusually warm day in the city. The temperature was in the nineties, scorching the citizens. A fellow writer and I spent the day strolling through the streets of Brooklyn. As we crossed a busy intersection, we noticed a huge billboard displaying... [Read more...]

Better Men, Better Communities.

September 27, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I am often asked why it is we as men (or our community in general) are unable to move past our individual differences and remain unified. There are no easy answers to this question. Much of it has to do with our societal conditioning as a people. What if we could change that dynamic? What if we as men could begin to see that... [Read more...]

What’s Wrong With African-American Men?

February 27, 2015 by  
Filed under Brother Talk, News, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Recently I wrote an article entitled What’s Wrong With African-American Women. But now it’s time for us to take a good hard look at African-American men and the problems we have. Beware guys, because if you keep reading, I am going to be hard on you – hard but fair. Why? Because you have to set the tone for... [Read more...]

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