Boys: They Will Be, What They See!

Just like me many of our students do not live in traditional two-parent homes. In fact, many have home lives that are not conducive to academic success. Therefore, not only do our students need to hear what can accomplished by strong academic preparation. Our students need to see what people who look like them, come from where they come from, …

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Black Male Cipher Informs, Inspires, and Empowers Fatherless Black Boys

“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity,” is the first  verse of one of my favorite scriptures Psalms 133. The premise of  this powerful scripture  was the motivation for the MVP Foundation’s All-In Mentoring Program  1st Black Male Cipher (“BMC”) with our 8th graders KIPP Tulsa  last Friday November 21st.   The BMC was a …

Attorney Heroically Mentors Boys From Single Mom Households

Source: Maria Lloyd/Your Black World Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons, who was raised by his single mother, missed out on father-son interactions such as tying a tie, cutting the lawn, and replacing a flat tire. To ensure that another Black boy would never have to miss out on the interactions that men have with their children, he and his award-winning television journalist …