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A Community of Black Dads [VIDEO] Play

A Community of Black Dads [VIDEO]

by Kai Wright on November 19 2014, 8:47AM

Father Mathis’ life story highlights the centuries-long tradition of communal parenting in black families. It’s one of many cultural tools that are ignored in the handwringing over a crisis of black fatherhood.

Topics: Society

A New Image of Black Fatherhood [PHOTOS] Photo

A New Image of Black Fatherhood [PHOTOS]

by Marcus Franklin on November 19 2014, 7:00AM

Marcus Franklin refocuses the distorting lens of mainstream media with intimate portraits of black dads and their kids.

Topics: Society

The Untold Story of Black Fatherhood

The Untold Story of Black Fatherhood

by Stacia L. Brown on November 18 2014, 7:00AM

The constant refrain about a crisis of black fatherhood obscures out a far more complex reality in black families.

Topics: Dispatches, Society

A Concise History of U.S. Divestment in Black Men [VIDEO] Play

A Concise History of U.S. Divestment in Black Men [VIDEO]

by Imara Jones, Tatiana Lam on October 22 2014, 9:03AM

Economic justice columnist Imara Jones and graphic artist Tatiana Lam explain how black men have been excluded from generations worth of economic opportunity initiatives.

Topics: Economy

6 Ways the White House Can Help Truly Keep Our Brothers

6 Ways the White House Can Help Truly Keep Our Brothers

by Imara Jones on October 22 2014, 8:06AM

Let’s get specific about what the Obama administration can do in the next two years to fix generations worth of divestment in black men.

Topics: Economy

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS] Photo

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS]

by Kai Wright, Gerard Gaskin on September 11 2014, 7:00AM

Mainstream pop culture has spent decades mining the house ballroom scene of black LGBTQ communities for inspiration—without recognition, or pay.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Gender & Sexuality

The Hip-Hop Hustle, Then and Now [VIDEO] Play

The Hip-Hop Hustle, Then and Now [VIDEO]

by Jay Smooth on September 10 2014, 7:00AM

Jay Smooth talks with the pioneering artists who first sold mix tapes on the streets of New York City, and with a young crew that’s trying to recreate that success today.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Arts & Culture

Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

Criminals, Victims and the Black Men Left Behind

by Carla Murphy on August 4 2014, 7:00AM

Young, black men in Chicago are far more likely to be touched by violent crime than any other group. But they’re not innocent enough to get the help they need to recover.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health

Out of Prison, but Not Free [Video] Play

Out of Prison, but Not Free [Video]

by Kai Wright on July 31 2014, 7:00AM

Men leaving Louisiana’s infamous Angola penitentiary describe the emotional and psychological hurdles they face after years of incarceration.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice

The Latest On Youth Unemployment and Jobs

The Latest On Youth Unemployment and Jobs

by Carla Murphy on July 21 2014, 10:22AM

One in four blacks and one in six Latinos under the age of 25 can’t find a job

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Here's What Our Twitter Community Had to Say About Black Men and Unemployment

Here’s What Our Twitter Community Had to Say About Black Men and Unemployment

by Stacia L. Brown on July 1 2014, 3:20PM

Our Twitter chat on black men and unemployment unearthed hard truths about job market inequity.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men Play

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men

by Kai Wright on May 11 2014, 4:22PM

A monthly series exploring the ways in which injustice impacts every stage of black male life.

Topics: Life Cycles of Inequity

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