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Navigating Through Darkness & Devastation: Rebuilding the Black Family Nucleus

Navigating Through Darkness & Devastation: Rebuilding the Black Family Nucleus The disintegration of the Black family nucleus The disintegration of the Black family nucleus is a topic that strikes at the heart of the African-American community. It speaks to the unraveling of the very fabric that holds families together, leading …

Confronting Black Adolescent Male Violence: Empowering the Future Generation

Confronting Black Adolescent Male Violence: Empowering the Future Generation Last updated Monday, January 22, 2024 Introduction Black adolescent male violence and Black young adult male violence are at epidemic levels, and we have the solutions. The challenges faced by Black youth in America are immense, with systemic targeting leading to …

Young Mother Killed in Tragic Shooting Incident: A Call to Address Inner-City Violence

Young Mother Killed in Tragic Shooting Incident: A Call to Address Inner-City Violence A young mother killed in a tragic shooting has left behind a young son, a devastated mother, and a host of friends and loved ones still trying to make sense of it all. In a heart-wrenching incident …

Shedding Light on the Black Youth Suicide Crisis: An In-depth Analysis of Prevalence Rates and Effective Interventions

Shedding Light on the Black Youth Suicide Crisis: An In-depth Analysis of Prevalence Rates and Effective Interventions ‍Introduction to the Black Youth Suicide Crisis Suicide is a deeply concerning issue that affects individuals of all races and ages. However, recent studies have highlighted a disturbing trend – an alarming increase …

The Senseless Murder of Ajike “AJ” Owens and the Slow Trigger of Justice

Florida Mom AJ Owens Fatally Shot by Neighbor ~ The Senseless Murder of Ajike “AJ” Owens and the Slow Trigger of Justice On June 4, 2023, Ajike “AJ” Owens, a 35-year-old single mother of four, was fatally shot through a neighbor’s door in Ocala, Florida. Owens and her neighbor, 58-year-old …

From Awareness to Action: A Guide to Closing the Racial Wealth Gap for Blacks

From Awareness to Action: A Guide to Closing the Racial Wealth Gap for Blacks ~ What Blacks must do to start closing the racial wealth gap! ‍Image Source: Pexels ‍As a student of the Black experience in America, I’ve always been aware of the racial wealth gap. It’s a problem …

Breaking the Cycle of African American Adolescent & Young Adult Male Violence through Proper Racial Socialization

Breaking the Cycle of African American Adolescent & Young Adult Male Violence through Proper Racial Socialization ‍Image Source: Unsplash ‍Having logged countless hours of research and program development and implementation to address the enigmatic issues plaguing the Black community, I am keenly cognizant of the struggles that come with growing …

Thousands of Black Women are Missing in America

Thousands of Black Women are Missing in America! So Why Are We Not Talking About it? Introduction ~ Thousands of Black Women Are Missing in America and The Silence is Deafening! Thousands of Black women are missing in America, and hardly anyone is talking about it. Imagine for a moment …

Father Facetimed Ex While Killing Their Daughter

Father Facetimed Ex While Killing Their Daughter | Who is Kairsten Watson, and what has she said about the death of her daughter Zevaya Marie? By Summer Raemason,1 day ago | Courtesy of ABC13 & The US Sun Why Racial Socialization Is So Vital for Black Males! I recently published a …

Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Generational Challenge

Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Generational Challenge It is time to talk about closing the racial wealth gap. The importance of household wealth has become abundantly clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wealth is the difference between what families own—for instance, their savings and checking accounts, retirement savings, houses, and …