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Woman charged with 11 felony counts for smashing car windshields in L.A., Santa Monica

Woman charged with 11 felony counts for smashing car windshields in L.A., Santa Monica! A Tale of Vandalism: Unmasking the Reckless Acts of Lisa Jones ‍ Commentary by Dr. Rick Wallace As a mental health professional and consultant, I seek understanding rather than excusing behavior. When considering cases like that …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Black Youth Are Being Targeted and Our Reponse Must Be Decisive & Radical

Black Youth Are Being Targeted | Our response must be decisive & radical! Okay, I need five people willing to make a one-time donation of $500. Yes, I know $500 is not pocket change, but we are at a crossroads, and our boys are being targeted more now than ever. …

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

Unpacking Dark Matter: Childhood Sexual Abuse in the Black Community ~ Confronting the 10-Ton Elephant in the Room! 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 …

The Myth of the Black Kept Woman!

The Myth of the Black Kept Woman! Commodifying the Black man and the outcomes in the Black community. While there is no verification that what is claimed in the original post actually happened, I have seen enough to use this as a point of reference. The Black Kept Woman has …

The Emasculation of the Black Male Image ~ Building a Better Black Man

Updated Wednesday, July 10, 2019 The Emasculation of the Black Male Image ~ Building a Better Black Man The image of the Black man has been marginalized and emasculated to the point in which his impact is negligible at best. This has not been accomplished without his participation at a …

The Power of Melanin ~ Exploring the Expanse of Black Power at a Molecular Level

The Power of Melanin ~ Exploring the Expanse of Black Power at a Molecular Level     The Power of Melanin   The power of melanin is immensely underrated and completely misunderstood. There has a great deal of discussion surrounding the power and force of melanin and what role it …