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August 15, 2011

Webinar on Improving Outcomes for African American Boys

Courtesy of Edweek.

August 11, 2011

Focusing on Black Males in Philadelphia

Chronicle commentary on the Summer Leadership Development Institute at Cheyney University.

August 04, 2011

Bloomberg Funds Minority Men Project

The mayor puts $30 million of his own money into a program designed to help young black and Latino males. From the Politico article: The money will go toward the Young Men's Initiative, a three-year public-private partnership aimed at reshaping how the city interacts with about 315,000 men between...

July 29, 2011

NAACP Sees Education as Answer -- but Misses the Irony

Education is the key to reversing the losses among black males, according to NAACP leaders meeting in Los Angeles. "We are losing a generation of our children," said Sandre Swanson, who heads the California Assembly's Select Committee on the State of Boys and Men of Color, at a panel discussion. "T...

July 21, 2011

Half of Young Black Males in Nashville Suffer from Serious Health Problems

Hypertension and diabetes at the top of the list.

July 18, 2011

Where are the Healthiest Black Men?

In prison.

July 01, 2011

Website Resource on Black Boys

From ETS, a spinoff from their recent report and conference.

June 30, 2011

Trend on Urban Boys Charters Continues

Next up: Denver. From the article: The school emphasizes business and mathematics and requires a course in entrepreneurship for all ninth-graders. "We focus on those because we think it allows students to be problem solvers and critical thinkers," said the school's chief curriculum officer, Keith...

June 24, 2011

Discussion About the College Board Report

Interesting panel discussion about what's doable immediately. Thanks to David Chadwell for spotting this one.

June 24, 2011

New Florida Education Commissioner

Black male chosen to oversee schools with a dismal record educating black boys. From the article: Last year, the Florida Courier highlighted a damning report titled "Yes We Can: The 2010 Schott 50 State Report on Black Males in Public Education," which revealed that America's public schools fail o...

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