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Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2014, 1:14PM

Getting to the root of a longstanding problem.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

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

Turmoil in St. Louis After Police Kill Vonderrit Meyers Jr. 18

Turmoil in St. Louis After Police Kill Vonderrit Meyers Jr. 18

by Jamilah King on October 9 2014, 10:40AM

Scenes from yet another St. Louis police shooting of a young black man.

Topics: /NOW

No Second Chance For Ferguson's PR Rep, Also An Ex-Con

No Second Chance For Ferguson’s PR Rep, Also An Ex-Con

by Carla Murphy on October 3 2014, 12:47PM

Second chances don’t come easy for men like Devin James

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Weekend Reads

Following Ferguson: Weekend Reads

by Carla Murphy on August 15 2014, 3:25PM

Must-reads for when you have time to catch up

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

Obama on Ferguson: 'No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force'

Obama on Ferguson: ‘No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force’

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 1:11PM

“I know emotions are raw right now,” Obama said.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Michael Brown's Death Didn't Happen in a Vacuum

Michael Brown’s Death Didn’t Happen in a Vacuum

by Jamilah King on August 11 2014, 10:10AM

Members of Ferguson, Missouri’s black community have been under siege for years.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 12:40PM

Thanks to the prison boom.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy, /NOW

In South Carolina, an Effort to Encourage Black Men Into Teaching

In South Carolina, an Effort to Encourage Black Men Into Teaching

by Julianne Hing on July 1 2014, 1:39PM

Less than 2 percent of the nation’s teaching force are black men, and it’s having serious consequences in the classroom.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Infographic: From Disability to Criminality Infographic

Infographic: From Disability to Criminality

by Erin Zipper, Julianne Hing on May 13 2014, 7:00AM

The dangerous intersection at which too many black children are diverted from school to jail.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth, Schools & Youth

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 12 2014, 7:00AM

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

Topics: Society

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

Obama Launches My Brother's Keeper Initiative for Young Men of Color

Obama Launches My Brother’s Keeper Initiative for Young Men of Color

by Julianne Hing on February 27 2014, 2:24PM

It’s part of Obama’s self-proclaimed “year of action.”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Study: In Black Men, Internalized Racism Speeds Up Aging

Study: In Black Men, Internalized Racism Speeds Up Aging

by Julianne Hing on January 24 2014, 7:45AM

A new study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine finds that taking in racism can wear away at white blood cells.

Topics: Health

Is White Still Right?

Is White Still Right?

by Carla Murphy on January 16 2014, 11:58AM

The New Year is bringing new attention to a very old question.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Kiese Laymon on Trayvon, Black Manhood and Love

Kiese Laymon on Trayvon, Black Manhood and Love

by Kiese Laymon on December 30 2013, 7:00AM

Author Kiese Laymon reflects on the killing of Trayvon Martin, black manhood and the prospect of real black love.

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'Bet on Black' Challenges Stereotypes of Black Fatherhood

‘Bet on Black’ Challenges Stereotypes of Black Fatherhood

by Akiba Solomon on October 7 2013, 2:18PM

A new anthology of personal essays seeks to expand dialogue about African-American fatherhood

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

There's a Morning-After HIV Pill That Many People Don't Know About

There’s a Morning-After HIV Pill That Many People Don’t Know About

by Jamilah King on July 25 2013, 11:30AM

And that’s largely because there hasn’t been much publicity around it.

Topics: /NOW

An Artist's Rare, Intimate Conversation About Black Masculinity

An Artist’s Rare, Intimate Conversation About Black Masculinity

by Jamilah King on February 23 2012, 10:06AM

A new video installation paints an intimate and engaging portrait of black masculinity by doing something a little revolutionary: asking questions. Artist Chris Johnson talks about the project’s past and present, and what it hopes to build for the future.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Why Discussing Black Male Feminism is Necessary

Why Discussing Black Male Feminism is Necessary

by Thoai Lu on March 23 2011, 10:11AM

Two important essays by black men on their path toward feminism give pause to the Web.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

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