Unpacking Dark Matter: Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Black Community (Part 2)

Unpacking Dark Matter

Unpacking Dark Matter: Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Black Community (Part 2)   In this second installment of Unpacking Dark Matter: Childhood Sexual Abuse, we delve deeper into the force and destruction levied against sexual abuse victims and the Black collective, as a whole, when we fail to protect our …

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The Failure of Black Men to Protect Black Women

The Failure of Black Men to Protect Black Women   One of the things that I love about being an equal-opportunity accountability specialist (I just made that up) is that I have addressed virtually every sub-group in the African American collective, so I have no reason to become concerned with …

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Black Man, Love Her Back to Life

Black Man, Love Her Back to Life   There is no shortage of articles that offer explanations for why black men are tired of dealing with black women. The black woman is blamed for everything short of the Cuban Missile Crisis. While misogynistic conversation is not the only issue that …

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Black Men Don’t Point Fingers, Black Men Lead

Black Men Don’t Point Fingers, Black Men Lead We have become experts in spewing rhetoric. We can speak intelligently on a number of topics that are plaguing the black community, but as for black men, there is a truth that we cannot avoid no matter how much we attempt to …

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What If I don’t Wake Up? Signed: a Black Man

What If I don’t Wake Up? Signed: a Black Man This past weekend I had to face down that question and grapple with the possibilities. What if I don’t wake up in the morning? Before I introduce you to the consequential result of this introspective inquiry. Allow me to provide a …

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50 SHOT, 5 FATALLY, IN CHICAGO WEEKEND VIOLENCE

50 SHOT, 5 FATALLY, IN CHICAGO WEEKEND VIOLENCE; EMANUEL TO INCREASE PATROLS After a violent weekend, Mayor Emanuel said police will step up patrols. CHICAGO (WLS) — The Chicago Police Department will increase patrols following a violent weekend in the city. Fifty people, five of whom died, have been shot since …

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The Quintessential Black Man: I am Far From Perfect

The Quintessential Black Man: I am Far From Perfect   With my recent launch of the Black Men Lead Initiative, it may easy for some to postulate that I have it all together as a black man. It might be part of a natural and logical progression to establish the …

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The Myth of White Supremacy and Black Inferiority

The Myth of White Supremacy and Black Inferiority   The term “white supremacy” has been used quite frequently over the last 50 years, and while it has been used synonymously with “white supremacy racism,” the two terms are distinctly different in what they represent. White supremacy is a notion that …

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