Hero Saves Elderly Woman in Burning Building

“You don’t think about scaredness when you, when you realize that it’s somebody, but then I don’t even know her. You know, but I know this is somebody’s family. You don’t think about being scared or anything when it’s, when you know you can do something about it.”   That quote was from Quinn Parrish…

Teammates

A group of individuals who are interdependent with respect to information, resources, knowledge, and skills and who seek to combine their efforts to achieve a common goal. Until Next Time…

Reflection

An image; representation; counterpart Until Next Time…

3rd Annual Black Fathers Rock Award Ceremony

Greetings All, I had the pleasure of attending the 3rd Annual Black Fathers Rock Award Ceremony and wanted to give an overview. As stated before, Black Fathers Rock is an organization that seeks to change the narrative and dispel the notion that Black fathers are absent. The award ceremony recognizes those fathers who are doing…

Fathers For The Win!

According to Live Science, hormonal studies reveal that fathers show increased levels of oxytocin during the early stages of their child’s lives. Often referred to as the love hormone, oxytocin increases feelings of bonding. This hormone is known for strengthening the connection between mothers and their babies during birth and breastfeeding, but fathers also show…

The Males Place: A Guided Journey Into Manhood

Whenever I think of youth empowerment for my community, a quote Frederick Douglass always comes to mind. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Uplifting the next generation should always be the primary focus, and there’s an organization here in Charlotte that’s doing just that. The Males Place, Inc. Established…

The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Many African American men, in particular, refused to participate in nonviolent protests because they believed that passive resistance to white violence simply reproduced the same degrading rituals of domination and submission that suffused the master/slave relationship.   Those who have been following this blog know that I’m a student of Black history. I’ve been on…

Solution…

Us: How do we organize? Ancestors: Start Here… Until Next Time…

Dialogue With Dads

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing organization, Black Fathers Rock. Well, last night I was able to attend the “Dialogue with Dads” open forum and wanted to share some of the discussion with you all. Hosted by founder Ryan Jor El, the purpose of “Dialogue with Dads” is to create a…

Black Men: Heal Your Wounds, Train, and Raise Your Sons To Be Winners

Brothers, It’s time for us to take our spot back. We’ve been beaten down, our communities have suffered, and our reputation has been tarnished long enough. Currently, there’s an energy in the air (most likely our ancestors) that’s leading us in the right direction. But to get there, there are some things that we need…

Black Fathers Rock

Greetings Everyone, I was at the park enjoying Father’s Day with my family when I was introduced to an amazing organization for Black Fathers. Black Fathers Rock Black Fathers Rock is a 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to change the narrative and dispel the notion that Black fathers are absent, all the while providing them with…