Research, data, and insights on Black Male Achievement

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Heard, Not Judged: Insights Into Young Men of Color

MEE Productions’ researchers delved into the everyday life, concerns, and obstacles facing boys and men of color across nine cities over a six-month period.

Boys and men of color have immense talent, love of family, a belief in self, and yearning for growth and opportunity.

Yet, they are also extremely stressed out and can barely see beyond surviving. They feel trapped at the bottom of the ladder from a lack of resources, negative peer pressure, and racism.

Trust and effective branding are two critical, missing ingredients.


Announcing Racial Equity Here

Read about Living Cities’ initiative tackling structural racism in U.S. cities


Prince: The Artist Now Known as a Philanthropist

Learn about Prince’s giving and activism

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Time for New Narratives on Inequality

See this SSIR piece on why the right narratives matter

Photo credit: Clarence Tabb Jr / Detroit News

Don’t Give Up on the Future of Black Boys

Read this article about an empowering book for black youth


Shawn Dove, CEO of CBMA, on Podcast

Listen to episode 16 of the Trailblazers Podcast with Shawn Dove


Black Men and Boys Day on Capitol Hill

Join Black Youth Vote! on May 23rd & 24th on Capitol Hill


10 Foundations donate $125M for Flint Recovery

Learn about the $125M being given for short- and long-term impacts in Flint


Changing the Narrative of Black Men in College

See this article of a Univ. of Baltimore program supporting young men of color