Project B.O.L.T

During the Summoning the Village event yesterday, I was introduced to an impactful organization that I had to spotlight. Project B.O.L.T Project B.O.L.T (Building Outstanding Lives Together) is committed to making changes in the city of Charlotte, NC. President and Co-Founder Gemini Boyd is doing this by building connections between organizations and the youth, particularly…

Summoning the Village!

Greetings All, I attended an amazing event today in the Queen City (Charlotte, NC), and I wanted to provide a rundown. Hosted by The Males Place, Inc., Founder Baba Reggie Singleton presents Summoning the Village: African Centered Resolutions to Black Male Adolescent Violence in Charlotte. Sponsored by Afrikan Liberation Media, this event took place at…

The “X” for Boys

In a previous post, I advised that in an effort to combat the masculinity crisis, manhood training programs are beginning to sprout throughout the country. Well, I came across one based in Albany, Georgia. And the amazing part is the founder is only 21 years old. The “X” for Boys Founded by King Randall, The…

My Daddy Taught Me That

Greetings All, I came across an amazing organization this morning that I had to spotlight on this blog. My Daddy Taught Me That Based in Asheville, NC, My Daddy Taught Me That is a non-profit organization that provides mentorship programs for middle and high school Black boys. Founded by Keynon Lake, a former social worker,…

Black Girls Smile

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I’ve been open about mental health awareness within my community. Well, I came across an organization that’s doing great work for Black women and girls in this field, and I had to spotlight them. Black Girls Smile Inc. Black Girls Smile Inc. is a…